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IGN posts their V FOR VENDETTA Poster!

Published at: Nov. 16, 2005, 9:08 p.m. CST

Hey folks, Harry here -- this time out it isn't so much German Expressionistic as it is heavily influenced from the Spanish & Argentinian poster art worlds. I hope they did a Polish style and Russian Style posters. THESE are real movie posters - not that standard photographic crap you see all over every other film out there. Here go check it out...

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  • Nov. 16, 2005, 9:15 p.m. CST

    Classy!

    by fitzcarraldo2

    This gives me great hope for this film after a generally uninspiring trailer. Looks like they know what they're doing. A very literate poster.

  • Nov. 16, 2005, 9:17 p.m. CST

    Pretty gnarly. Are all four going to be released equally?

    by Lenny Nero

    It'll turn a few heads.

  • Nov. 16, 2005, 9:17 p.m. CST

    The "Freedom! Forever!" tag is ruining these posters...

    by LeiaDown&FuckHer

    Outside of that lame and poorly placed and implemented catchphrase these first two of the new V For Vendetta posters that have been revealed have looked great, but that tag really is a detriment to the overall look and style of these posters. It sticks out like dogs balls, take that tag away though (or place it somewhere else where it doesn't clash with the design and style so much) and these would have been truly kickass.

  • Nov. 16, 2005, 9:23 p.m. CST

    Remember Remeber...

    by ArtemisClydefrog

    ... how this movie was supposed to come out last week? First time director, again without the consent of Alan Moore. This guy was DP on the Matrix films, yeah? The poster's the dog's cogs, no two ways about it- hell, I'd even be on board if the film had this look, though it'd probably come off more in line with that Franz Ferdinand 'This Fire' video. Whatever. That trailer was a touch underwhelming. The bullet-time swishy knife throw? Ugh. I'll give this a chance, but this still should've come out the weekend of the 5th for that spectacular chronological tie-in.

  • Nov. 16, 2005, 9:30 p.m. CST

    I like it, I like it a lot

    by The Garbage Man

    The tagline still sucks, though.

  • Nov. 16, 2005, 9:31 p.m. CST

    MTV added their poster too ... in their crappy flash format

    by SonnyChiba

    http://www.mtv.com/sitewide/flipbook/index.jhtml#/sitewide/flipbook/index.jhtml?fid=1513900&trueFid=1513900

  • Nov. 16, 2005, 9:33 p.m. CST

    By the way, the third poster has already been posted over on mtv

    by LeiaDown&FuckHer

    Here's the direct link: http://www.mtv.com/movies/movie/268983/moviemain.jhtml ************************************************************************** Pity about the size and way they've chosen to put it up, but still, another damn fine poster, maybe the best one yet. ugo still haven't put up the final poster yet though, but soon hopefully.

  • Nov. 16, 2005, 9:34 p.m. CST

    Damn, just beaten to the punch there...

    by LeiaDown&FuckHer

    C'est la vie.

  • Nov. 16, 2005, 9:47 p.m. CST

    The actor beneath Vendetta is no other than

    by Rcamacho2278

    GERALD DE PARDUE! VIVA LE FRANCE BITCHES!

  • Nov. 16, 2005, 9:47 p.m. CST

    Lookin' Good!

    by JustinSane

    I really hope the film quality follows suit.

  • Nov. 16, 2005, 9:57 p.m. CST

    Shepard Farey?

    by Nerdboy1423

    This looks like it was done by the artist Shepard Farey (the "obey" campaign, and the "walk the line" poster). Does anyone know who did this one, it's fantastic and original.

  • Nov. 16, 2005, 10:25 p.m. CST

    yeah, like this one better

    by chickychow

    dig it.

  • Nov. 16, 2005, 11 p.m. CST

    best of the lot so far

    by LilOgre

    the mtv and aicn posters are good but do not really fit the social circumstance of the film (rebellion to the point of violence within a romantic ideal). this one fits that circumstance well and i like it the best. could become a classic poster a la the first fargo posters.

  • Nov. 16, 2005, 11:08 p.m. CST

    It might be OK

    by Mr.Klaw

    But, within all that terrific art, where was Alan Moore's name? Did he have his name taken off and I missed it? Enlighten me, people. Klak!

  • Will this be another wonderful Moore, ahem, "adaptation" like From Hell and League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (oh, excuse me, "LXG")? You know, where they basically just chuck Moore's brilliant story in favor of some shit script by a hack-for-hire?

  • Nov. 16, 2005, 11:14 p.m. CST

    Where's the Russian Constructivist one?

    by Christopher3

    And the Barbara Krueger?

  • Nov. 16, 2005, 11:18 p.m. CST

    awesome poster...best so far

    by Rindain

    Has the UGO.com one been posted yet? Of the three I've seen, this is definitely my favorite. Now let's hope they release a new trailer that's equally cool.

  • Nov. 16, 2005, 11:21 p.m. CST

    wow

    by LeckoManiac

    These are amazing so far...some of the best movie posters I have seen in a long time.

  • Nov. 16, 2005, 11:54 p.m. CST

    Alan Moore...

    by LeiaDown&FuckHer

    ...doesn't want his name associated with this, or *any* other films based on his works (regardless of quality). He doesn't so much care that they get made, he just doesn't want anything to do with them if/when they do, and doesn't want his name used to justify or sell them either (apparently if he had his way his name wouldn't be credited or on any of these films in any way). He believes that these stories were written for the comic medium, are best told in the comic medium, and should be experienced that way, and as such he wants nothing at all to do with any filmic adaptations of his work, good, bad or indifferent. That's his position on these things pretty much in a nutshell really. As such his lack of clear crediting is hardly that surprising really.

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 12:11 a.m. CST

    nice poster/trailer was still weak though

    by Neo Zeed

    Right now it looks like a cool rental. "Uncompromising vision of the future?" How about showing some of it before you start boasting, Wachoskis? I'm tired of the boasting, because it's usually a sign a flick can't deliver.

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 12:21 a.m. CST

    Dont make this movie!

    by DOGSOUP

    This will suck! Fuck them for raping Alan Moore AGAIN!

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 12:33 a.m. CST

    Funny how Alan Moore does'nt want his name associated with t

    by cherrycola

    However expects that check in the mail each month. Oh well. *shrugs shoulders*

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 12:36 a.m. CST

    Love the poster

    by cherrycola

    BTW, the poster is fucking awesome. You simply cannot compare it with anything else out there presently or recently. I'll bet a studio head or two hates it but who cares...I love it. This movie may, just MAY, redeem the brothers after matrix reloaded and revolutions.

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 1:08 a.m. CST

    by RaylanGivens

    I really dug the aicn's poster, but this poster (the ign one) is the fucking shit. I thought the trailer looked pretty faithful (despite the dagger action waves) since it looks like it has the attack on the television studio and the concentration camp liberation sequences in tact. And each poster has been progressively more "HOLY CRAP!" inducing. I fucking love this poster... hot damn!

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 4:22 a.m. CST

    Lovely stylistic variations

    by Sepulchrave

    but I preferred 'Ideas are Bulletproof' as a snappy quotation from the script.

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 4:36 a.m. CST

    It's the bee's bollocks

    by board shitlez

    And the dog's knees. Superb. www.gestaltrecords.co.uk

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 4:37 a.m. CST

    It's the bee's bollocks

    by board shitlez

    And the dog's knees. Superb. www.gestaltrecords.co.uk

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 4:43 a.m. CST

    "Funny how Alan Moore does'nt want his name associated with

    by 3 Bag Enema

    He's not accepting any money for this film, nor did he accept it for Constantine. His royalties are passed on to the artist he collaborated with. Get your facts straight before you shrug your fucking shoulders.

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 5:34 a.m. CST

    Also, even if he did accept a cheque, so what? It's his crea

    by Lone Fox

    His idea, his characters, his vision (despite what the Matrix team may believe ha). And you think he's taking liberties?

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 5:44 a.m. CST

    Like what I've seen so far, but...

    by Wungolioth

    ...is every one of them going to feature Natalie Portman sporting the crewcut? Might be good to push a more glamorous shot of her. I know it's integral to the story, but damn, that look is just not flattering for her IMO.

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 6:11 a.m. CST

    RE : Artemis Clydefrog - Remember Remember the Release Date..

    by kingrobot

    was changed due to the fact that on 7th July four suicide bombers blew up parts of of the London underground transport system killing 52 innocent people and injuring 700 (it was on the news channels...you may have missed it while watching spongebob Squarepants or whatever). The producers deemed that promoting and releasing a movie about a terrorist blowing up London landmarks would be a bit insensitive. Have another poster... http://www.comicbookmovie.com/news/articles/2422.asp

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 6:12 a.m. CST

    Is nobody else reminded of the cover art of the new Franz Ferdin

    by Monkey Butler

    Just whack "You could have it so much better" where Freedom! Forever! is there you go. That's not a bad thing (You could have it... would kinda fit anyway), I'm just sayin

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 8:38 a.m. CST

    Even if Alan Moore publically called this movie the worst ever m

    by Movietool

    Just to shove it up the ass of the creatively dead producers who keep trying to adapt his ideas instead of coming up with their own. I mean, really - how much did Constantine (a pretty decent movie, in my eyes) have to do with the actual comic? Or "League?" Or this one (I've never read the comic, so I can't say)? I like Moore's attitude on this - "fine, take my ideas if you can't come up with your own, but don't expect me to call a piece of shit a gold nugget." I'm actually dissapointed he's letting his royalties get distributed to the other contributors. I'd take that check with glee, myself.

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 8:40 a.m. CST

    great

    by jrbarker

    I love these new posters

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 10:06 a.m. CST

    Wait a sec ... that's a lot of Vs down there ...

    by chrth

    Did they change the plot so that V can replicate himself?!?!? :P

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 10:27 a.m. CST

    I'm not going to stop. This movie shouldn't exsist.

    by DOGSOUP

    Some comics should remain comics. This is one of them.

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 11:10 a.m. CST

    Does anybody else's mouth water when you see Natalie Portman

    by R.C. the "Wise"

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 11:16 a.m. CST

    3 Bag Enema...check YOUR fucking facts goddammit...

    by cherrycola

    before you start posting shit. If you are so fucking frustrated with your miserable life, then hit a punching bag and work on your upper arm strength. Don't take it out on complete strangers! Why are you so fucking pissy and defensive about alan moore? He could give a SHIT about your "concern" about him or his bank roll. Stop breaking those pills in half....Take the WHOLE PILL, NK?

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 11:50 a.m. CST

    Anyone else think

    by JamesURLJonez

    That the poster for "Closer" should have also featured a "V"? As in the thong going down between Natalie's asscheeks?

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 12:32 p.m. CST

    PorkySandwich

    by cherrycola

    HUH? Sorry, NK is sort of gay. I'll admit that. Normally I'd spew all sorts of venom and call you names however you have a point there. Sorry about that.

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 1:13 p.m. CST

    Upon Careful Consideration...

    by JustinSane

    ...out of the three, I prefer the AICN poster.

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 3:14 p.m. CST

    Alan Moore is overrated, NK?

    by Mel Garga

    teh suk

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 3:25 p.m. CST

    "NK" isn't some queer internet thing like "pwned", is it?

    by FluffyUnbound

    If it is, cut that shit out right now.

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 3:59 p.m. CST

    UGO's poster is up

    by RaylanGivens

    And it is pretty sweet too. I still have to go with this one and the aicn exclusive over it though. I can't really tell about MTV's, since those asshats have it so small.

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 4:25 p.m. CST

    This one is better than the AICN poster.

    by Daredevil

    Don't get me wrong, the other poster was better than most movie posters, but this one has a style that the other is lacking. It will stand out among all the other posters on the walls of the cineplex.

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 5:23 p.m. CST

    All worked up over a quad of movie posters?

    by MrCere

    Hell yes! Aint it cool?

  • Nov. 17, 2005, 8 p.m. CST

    These Are All Fantastic...

    by ZombieSolutions

    I really hope the movie is good...

  • Nov. 18, 2005, 12:47 p.m. CST

    UGO's...

    by Karl Childers

    http://tinyurl.com/botbe

  • Nov. 18, 2005, 12:48 p.m. CST

    Instead..

    by Karl Childers

    http://www.ugo.com/channels/filmtv/gallery.asp?img=5&gallery=vforvendetta_filmtv

  • Nov. 20, 2005, 6:17 p.m. CST

    awesome fucking posters...

    by Chief Redcock

    they look old-fashioned, like, moulin rouge style or something... very classic. i like it. schwing! franz ferdinand rocks too. did you know that their lead singer is boffing the girl from fiery furnaces? yet another kickass band, though their last album was a bit of a letdown...