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Check Out This Trailer For DREW: THE MAN BEHIND THE POSTER!! Lucas, Spielberg, Guttenberg!! And More!!

Merrick here...
Back in June, we previewed Titan's new ART OF DREW STRUZAN book (available for pre-order HERE). In the coming weeks we hope to bring you further glimpses into that title, as well as host a giveaway of this extremely Geek friendly publication - so stay tuned. There's also a documentary in the wind about Mr. Struzan - not directly related to the book mentioned above, but clearly touching on the very same subjects and material. A trailer for the film has now gone on line, via STARWARS.COM. The preview alone features comments from Del Toro, Greg Hildebrandt, producer Michael E. Uslan, Leonard Maltin, Thomas "Vegan Cop" Jane, Spielberg, Darabont, Harrison Ford, Lucas, and even Steve Guttenberg - I can't wait to see how the whole project unfolds.
Even if you don't know Struzan by name, if you've any love of films at all you'll almost certainly recognize his work. And, to folks like me, his contribution to the filmgoing/"Geek" experience is invaluable and unforgettable - I'm delighted to see his impact and legacy receiving so much appreciation. Apparently DREW: THE MAN BEHIND THE POSTER is still seeking distribution and I deeply hope that it finds its way instead of turning into THE SHARK IS STILL WORKING, an evidently fascinating documentary about the making of JAWS that isn't in wide distribution at the moment (come one, someone...make that happen for these guys!). It recently screened twice in Austin and I was unable to attend either screening - much to my very deep dismay. Really wanted to see that. More on the Struzan projects soon.
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  • Aug. 16, 2010, 11:34 a.m. CST

    I might rent it on Netflix in about 5 years

    by Jehovahs_Witness

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 11:38 a.m. CST

    Looks good,

    by John_McClanes_Vest

    but for that Lucas neck!

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 11:39 a.m. CST

    Just picked up a Back to the Future poster

    by NomoredirtyjokespleaseweareYanks

    framed from the markets for 16 aussie bucks. Drew created many of my favorite images... Too many to name.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 11:48 a.m. CST

    OK, what is going on with Lucas' neck?

    by ggabyt

    Either the man is ill, or a family of four has made his jugular their new home.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 11:50 a.m. CST

    Why interview Thomas Jane?

    by Jehovahs_Witness

    He's the poor man's Aaron Eckhart who had a lot of geeks jizzing for a while, but he blew it after The Mist (which I hated) by making KillShot and other unnotable films. The dude needs to fire his agent...but that still won't help him.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 11:55 a.m. CST

    Love it.

    by RobertoInfiniteTHEMoonLander

    I would also love to be able to do movie posters for a living. Good shit.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 12:02 p.m. CST

    Lucas' Neck Answered

    by Dick Bahls

    Unfortunately, its true. Every good idea Lucas has had since 1981 gas gotten stuck in his neck, and never made it out. An evil toy company executive by the name of Sidious has been speaking for him ever since.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 12:05 p.m. CST

    It's like a bullfrog's neck

    by kellycub

    I wonder if he can blow it up too

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 12:06 p.m. CST

    I hope he spends an hour

    by Toilet_Terror

    bashing the marketing losers that have consistently fucked with his posters in Photoshop for the last decade.<p>Not a huge fan, but that's just bullshit.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 12:07 p.m. CST

    What's the point?

    by JohnnyLaBamba

    Is this just going to be famous people saying over and over what a great artist this guy is, intercut with the posters? That's pretty dull.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 12:14 p.m. CST

    Struzan, Jane, Mist, etc...

    by StatelyWayneManor

    Thomas Jane played an artist in the Mist and the art was painted by Drew Struzan. Drew is also featured on on the 2-disc Mist dvd.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 12:16 p.m. CST

    Struzan is a god unto whom I kneel

    by Abominable Snowcone

    Struzan, sir, you illustrated my childhood with dreams and magic and wonder and I salute you.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 12:19 p.m. CST

    Ok, bad

    by Jehovahs_Witness

    Thanks for clearing that up.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 12:22 p.m. CST

    It sucks seeing everybody getting older.

    by cameron1975willi

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 12:24 p.m. CST

    His posters were magnificent, but ...

    by Henry Jones Sr

    ... then he fell into the strange trap of repeating the same design. I'm talking about the black background with the characters arranged around a central panel. It started with The Phantom Menace and it's sequels, continued with the first Harry Potter, and then Hellboy and Indiana Jones IV after them. It got boring!

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 12:27 p.m. CST

    I have 3 Struzans on my wall currently

    by Lao_Che_Air_Freight

    The Star Wars "circus" poster, Temple of Doom, and Crystal Skull. I saw the Goonies one in a store over the weekend, I may pick that one up.<p> Peak, Amsel, and Struzan, god love 'em

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 12:29 p.m. CST

    Here's a new video too..

    by Lao_Che_Air_Freight

    It's not movie posters, but 200+ names from movies put together in a compilation. 190 films in all. I just finished it Sunday, and this is as good a thread as any to pimp it out.<p>

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 12:34 p.m. CST

    Jane's character in The MIST

    by twogunjames

    was based on Drew Struzan, was it not? And if I;m not mistaken, aren't they good friends? This looks excellent on par with the best artist documentaries I've seen. I can't wait to see it. DREW!

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 12:44 p.m. CST

    Not just anyone

    by Dapper Swindler

    Can put multiple heads on a single poster!

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 12:45 p.m. CST


    by Harry_Knowles_Fell_Asleep_During_Inception

    I smell comeback

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 12:47 p.m. CST

    George Lucus is Lookiung more and more like his South Park self

    by Harry_Knowles_Fell_Asleep_During_Inception

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 12:55 p.m. CST

    Harrison is high as a kite. Talking about other stuff

    by Professor_Monster

    He looks and acts stoned. I'm not sure he even knows he's supposed to be talking about Drew. And Guttenberg??? They must have gotten the people together for this at temple.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 1:01 p.m. CST

    Jane's character in The Punisher


    was based on Drew Struzan, was it not? They cut out all of the boring artist stuff in his life and just focused on the GUNISHMENT he dolled out when he was younger.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 1:03 p.m. CST

    Guttenberg's appearance

    by Bouncy X

    probably cuz of the Police Academy movies. all their posters were all painted too so if he's in there i guess Drew did them.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 1:17 p.m. CST


    by Meadowe

    I love marty's jacket, and I can't remember if he was on a hoverboard, but I liked seeing Christopher lloyd in it, and I always liked the wheels at an angle to show that it was in hover mode.

  • Frazetta was a Legend and a wild character {Pauli Walnuts' actor from the Sopranos should play him in a docudrama}Drew is a great talent , but comes across like a hairdresser and his art borders on Photo montage.And as for the Mist , the lead character was the hardest fuckin graphic designer I've ever seen .He came across like he was an ex special ops.Drew {and most artists/designers including myself} looks like he'd scream like a little girl if giant spiders came after him.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 1:22 p.m. CST

    Star Wars Version 'D'

    by kwisatzhaderach

    One of the greatest film posters of all time.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 1:26 p.m. CST

    no, really what is the deal with lucas' neck?

    by motorcycleboy83

    is it a medical thing?

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 1:26 p.m. CST

    I still like his Mallrats poster

    by Samuel Fulmer

    Since it seemed to be satirising the types of heroic posters Struzen had been doing up till that point.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 1:26 p.m. CST

    "Thats not a moon"'s George's neck!

    by Rameses

    Each year it gets bigger and more awe inspiring.Has a mad scientist spliced his DNA with a bullfrogs or something.Has there ever been an explaination? Or are peaple just meant to pretend its not there.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 1:29 p.m. CST

    he doest look well

    by motorcycleboy83

    thats for sure....with all his money can he not fix it?

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 1:41 p.m. CST

    His beard is shrinking.

    by davidwebb

    But yes, this looks awesome.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 1:43 p.m. CST

    Harry? Did Nolan Trash Your Lights???

    by HarryWhereIsYourInceptionReview

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 1:45 p.m. CST

    I love how books get trailers nowadays.

    by Royston Lodge

    I'm not being sarcastic. I actually really enjoy watching book trailers.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 1:48 p.m. CST


    by vanchimera

    but this isn't a trailer for a book, Roy. At any rate, I always said that if I could have any living artist as a mentor, it would be Drew. I'm ready to see this now.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 1:51 p.m. CST

    Drew Struzan? Really?

    by RPLocke

    All of his art looks pretty much the same.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 1:53 p.m. CST

    the secret history of star wars really

    by motorcycleboy83

    made my mind up about lucas. money just went to his head.sounds like he worked his ass off working on draft after draft of new hope, but after that got fat, lazy and controlling. marcia left him 82/83 which says alot.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 2:05 p.m. CST

    Love Struzan but he didn't do the best Indy posters

    by slone13

    Richard Amsel and Bruce Wolfe did.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 2:05 p.m. CST

    Are we still slamming Lucas?

    by RPLocke

    Even though everyone peed their pants for a 2 second Darth Vader scene?

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 2:10 p.m. CST


    by Missing Dink

    Just kidding, of course. Other artists do some tracing but Struzan brings much more to his work than they do.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 2:12 p.m. CST

    yeah the vader scene

    by motorcycleboy83

    am i the the only one who thinks the vader footage is cut scenes from revenge of the sith intercut with a 'real' scene with luke. and new v.o. from james earl jones?

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 2:12 p.m. CST

    I'm kidding! I absolutely LOVE his work!

    by Missing Dink

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 2:13 p.m. CST

    I just want my kids back

    by Emperor_was_a_jerk

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 2:14 p.m. CST

    Dark Tower print

    by CoachFinstock

    Does anyone know if/where I can purchase a print of Struzan's Dark Tower painting that Jane was working on in THE MIST? Oh and George Lucas's neck made me roar with laughter in that trailer.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 2:20 p.m. CST

    Drew: I used the same pic of Han Solo 200 times

    by RPLocke

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 2:21 p.m. CST

    Struzan was a great artist

    by RedBull_Werewolf

    he'll sorly be missed and likely never replaced. RIP dude

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 2:22 p.m. CST

    Everyone has really , really shiny noses in Drew posters..

    by Rameses

    Orange and shiny.Oddly Harrison ford's nose is just as orange and shiny as Drew painted it.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 2:23 p.m. CST

    Goyder on the Neck

    by Dick Bahls

    A Goyder on the neck can be drained from time to time. That's why it seems to shrink and grow. If it ever pops, it floods the bloodstream with a very toxic fluid. It's hasta la vista, baby, see you on the other side.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 2:25 p.m. CST

    David Goyder is a hack

    by RedBull_Werewolf

    He just likes to take credit for nolan's Batman films without actually contributing much

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 2:26 p.m. CST

    drew was great but he fucked up the blade runner

    by motorcycleboy83

    final cut poster. ford looks like a sad clown. who did the empire one sheet that had luke on the tauntaun and han and leia in the 'gone with the wind' pose?

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 2:27 p.m. CST

    Lucas Looks Like He Swallowed A Load Of His Own Merchandise


    And it got stuck in his neck

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 2:27 p.m. CST

    Steve Guttenberg gotta eat!!!

    by disfigurehead

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 2:28 p.m. CST

    Lucas looks like a frog

    by disfigurehead

    And he don't gotta eat.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 2:40 p.m. CST

    Hey Mr. Lucas

    by Abominable Snowcone

    Might wanna see a doctor about that thyroid problem. Seriously.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 2:48 p.m. CST

    Awesome iconic artist

    by zebra

    Got an Empire Strike Back poster that he signed at the first Star Wars Celebration framed on the wall.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 2:49 p.m. CST

    The Gone with the Wind style Empire poster...

    by Rameses

    Was by artist Roger Kasel.He painted the classic Jaws poster.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 2:53 p.m. CST

    thanks rameses

    by motorcycleboy83

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 2:55 p.m. CST

    Portman's portrait looks f'ed up in the first piece of the trail

    by alienindisguise

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 2:55 p.m. CST


    by BringingSexyBack

    Yet he plays it off like he does. Shut up. "He takes a character and makes it interesting." Yeah. Something you know nothing about.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 2:59 p.m. CST

    How about a Ralph McQuarrie doc?

    by alienindisguise

    the greatest concept artist of all time!!!

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 3:04 p.m. CST

    mcquarrie has been shafted by the history books

    by motorcycleboy83

    he contributed so much.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 3:09 p.m. CST

    BSB - have you ever had an interesting thing to say?

    by RPLocke

    Just wondering.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 3:14 p.m. CST


    by SmokingRobot

    Well said, Sir, I say well said!

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 3:17 p.m. CST

    Mcquarrie pretty much *was* Star Wars....

    by Rameses

    His designs for Darth Vader ,Stormtroopers and Boba Fett.. as well as visualizing Joe Johnstones Falcon and Tie/X wing designs ,are some of the greatest pre production work in cinema history.Without him the prequels suffered badly.That asian guy , who designed the prequels, failed to come up with one decent iconic image!.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 3:18 p.m. CST



    Come and star in my Batman 3 movie, Gutters! It's being made in a union between my production company and the studio that just announced a $70 Terminator movie without having any rights.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 3:19 p.m. CST


    by RPLocke

    That Asian guy only worked on TPM, and his name was Doug Chaing. He also worked on the Special Editions.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 3:26 p.m. CST

    Love Struzan's work but...

    by gerrit4

    This looks like a puff piece describing how great he is, not a movie. I'd rather know about the dark side of his life, the real story not just a description of why he's so good...

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 4 p.m. CST

    Eh, not too exciting.

    by catlettuce4

    I am not saying Drew does bad art, but it is just the painting version of a Photoshop Heads type poster. I miss the days when movie poster art was really special, like Richard Amsel did.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 4:02 p.m. CST


    by catlettuce4

    To be fair to Doug Chiang, if you see his earliest prequel work, his art style looked very much like McQuarrie's, but he was told by Lucas they didn't want that look anymore since this was a different era and should have different looking things in it. He did try... obviously Doug thought that was the proper look for Star Wars, too.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 4:06 p.m. CST

    This Drew site has pretty much everything

    by Lao_Che_Air_Freight<p> It has some links on it too to ther sites for other items besides movie posters. I've had these bookmarked for years, but clicking around it just now I found out he did the "Toledo Window Box" on Carlin's shirt for the famous album cover!!

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 4:15 p.m. CST

    Great, for doc - trailer,though...

    by jorson28

    I think it's GREAT that Struzan is getting this kind of recognition. I've felt very privileged to have actually had the small chance to communicate with Mr. Struzan by E-mail (twice, years ago, so I seriously doubt he'd remember), asking about the new Star Wars poster and dumb questions about illustration board before I really knew what it was. The trailer here, though... if they want distribution, they're going to need to change the tone. Here we've got all these celebrities singing Struzan's praises, but the music suggests, of all things, a SOMBER TONE... Why? I guess they might think it's appropriately reverent and respectful, but I don't think it's going to win fans. Of course, if you're gerritt44, then you change everything in the trailer BUT the music. Frankly, though, I think the only reason to focus on the dark side of the life you're celebrating is if there's some lesson there, but even though everyone has their problems, most people (i.e., general audiences) barely know who Struzan is, and from what I've heard, Struzan is a happily-married Christian. Some of you guys might call that "dark" - suggesting an artist brainwashed by religion and imprisoned in an outdated institution not worth fighting for unless you're gay - I don't know, but I doubt it would come across that way, or be something people would WANT to see about an otherwise popular person they never or have barely heard of.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 4:18 p.m. CST

    I have a signed Fett print by Struzan

    by RPLocke

    I bought it off the fan club years ago.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 4:21 p.m. CST

    McQuarrie hasn't been forgotten

    by skimn

    His work has always been mentioned as the visual push it took to get Star Wars even made. Look for a lot more of his work in the upcoming Empire Strikes Back book. BTW, Empire magazine has a nice insert in the current issue.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 4:41 p.m. CST

    what no Micheal J Fox jokes yet?

    by RedBull_Werewolf

    come on you guys, are you feeling well?

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 4:52 p.m. CST


    by Rameses

    I accept what you say about Doug Chang , (though I assumed for some reason he worked on all three prequels...because they all have a much of the same look} But the idea that *everything* in the prequels ,needed to have a different look just seems odd.I thought the whole point of the technology in New Hope , was that it was old and outdated .The m Falcon is meant to be very old , yet nothing in the prequels had that gritty textured look and theyre not set that far in the past.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 4:56 p.m. CST

    Karma's a bitch

    by Jehovahs_Witness

    It wouldn't be wise to speak ill of someone inflicted with a debilitating disease. Everyone else in that video is fair game.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 5:06 p.m. CST

    The prequels weren't supposed to have the old look

    by RPLocke

    Because when the Empire took control everything became run down and used. When the Republic was in control everything was bright and new.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 5:24 p.m. CST


    by FleshMachine

    you are being a complete dick. fuck off.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 5:26 p.m. CST

    why come here to post negative shit?

    by FleshMachine

    drew is a legend..if you dont agree...go fuck yourself.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 5:26 p.m. CST


    by RPLocke

    Why don't you learn some facts about movie before you make up shit?

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 5:32 p.m. CST

    Struzan's THING poster fucked me up as a kid...

    by DickBallsworth

    Matter of fact, it continues to fuck me up as an adult too. :)

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 5:58 p.m. CST

    Re:The prequels weren't supposed to have the old look

    by Rameses

    ...but using that logic you should be seeing either clean looking X-wings /Y-fighters in phantom Menace , or Rusted down and dirty looking , Naboo Queen style ships in New Hope.The whole look of the craft changed even though the Falcon / X wings etc was meant to be very old in New Hope

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 6 p.m. CST


    by Jehovahs_Witness

    I totally agree about the Blade Runner looked like Kabuki Harrison Ford. I'm not sure if Struzan was trying to hint that Ford was a replicant with that poster, but it never really looked right. He has another less popular Blade Runner poster which is much better, though.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 6:23 p.m. CST

    Hopefully they get more into the art

    by Adelai Niska

    The trailer is just a list of people singing his praises. I get that they love the guy, hopefully we get more into Struzan's process and not just an hour and a half of people repeating how awesome he is.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 6:35 p.m. CST

    I never said I hated Drew

    by RPLocke

    I have a signed print from Drew! He's a cool dude. I think it odd there's a movie about THIS guy and not say, the Hildebrandts. but whatever.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 6:36 p.m. CST


    by RPLocke

    Didn't the Jedi Starfighters look kind of like TIE Fighters? Didn't the Republic Cruisers kinda look like Star Desteoyers? Didn't the Clone Troopers look like Stormtroopers? I know I saw landspeeders on Tatooine. Did you watch the same movie?

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 6:37 p.m. CST

    You would think it's odd, RPLocke.

    by TedKordLives

    Since you know jack shit about absolutely nothing.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 6:46 p.m. CST


    by RPLocke

    Yeah whatever buddy. I bet I have more people hating me than hate you.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 6:53 p.m. CST

    Of course you do. That's why you're here:

    by TedKordLives

    To drive people crazy. Me, I'm a nice guy. I don't want to hate, or be hated. But your schtick just drives me right up the goddamn wall, as I'm sure is your intent. Why, tho? I really don't understand why you do this. Do you really chuckle to yourself when people respond to your idiocy? Because there's a whole wide world out there, and plenty of 'authentic' amusement to be had.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 6:56 p.m. CST


    by RPLocke

    Why don't you take that stick out of your ass and live a little you pretentious little bag of shit.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 7:05 p.m. CST

    Back at ya, chief.

    by TedKordLives

    Are you trying to tell me that you're actually being SERIOUS when you post? Because I don't believe that for a second. No one could be as willfully, aggressively ignorant as you appear to be. <P> Ok, I'm done with you for today. See you tomorrow, pally.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 7:13 p.m. CST

    No I'm not being serious here.

    by RPLocke

    This is a web movie news site. It's for serious people like you Mr. Stick up his ass.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 7:20 p.m. CST

    His poster for The Thing is a cool story

    by BadMrWonka

    From his site:<p> "The ultimate in artistic terror! Universal calls one day and asks: 'Are you willing to do a poster for 'The Thing' to be delivered first thing in the morning?' They said they had no reference material, no concept, no idea. Same basic story as the original '51 film, we trust you, we'll have it picked up first thing in the morning if you can do it. One day and night to conceive from out of the blue and to paint it as well. He did it and it was done so quickly and picked up so early that as it went straight to the seperators for printing, the acrylic paint was still wet and stuck to the glass at the seperator's. Don't ask what is the standard way of doing business in the industry, there is no standard way."<p> the poster:

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 7:22 p.m. CST

    Ok, then, RPL

    by TedKordLives

    That's all I've been trying to get you to admit all this time. I still don't see how you get any entertainment out of posing as an idiot. <P> Unless, I guess, you are an idiot posing as an even bigger idiot. Either way, have fun being mocked and ridiculed by virtually everybody else on this site, loser.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 8:20 p.m. CST


    by RPLocke

    Wow, you sound like every asshole I ever knew in school.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 8:30 p.m. CST

    Summer's almost over, RPL.

    by TedKordLives

    Get ready for some more swirlies, moron. By the way, that statement makes absolutely no sense, but I'm sure you are quite aware of that, you fucking monkey.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 8:37 p.m. CST

    Oh, I get it now:

    by TedKordLives

    Every asshole in school belittled you for being a complete and utter idiot and being unrepentantly ignorant. The 'assholes' were everybody smarter than you. That makes complete sense now, sorry.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 8:40 p.m. CST

    I can use smaller words if you need me to, RPL.

    by TedKordLives

    Just let me know.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 8:44 p.m. CST


    by RPLocke

    Look, I know you're a huge asshole. you don't talk about anything other than yourself. I'm glad you enjoyed that shit Scott Pilgrim this weekend.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 9:03 p.m. CST

    God damn you RPLocke.

    by TedKordLives

    God damn your worthless ass to hell, you pathetic piece of shit. <P> Jerk off to that, you fucking loser.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 9:05 p.m. CST


    by RPLocke

    You first asshole.

  • Aug. 16, 2010, 11:14 p.m. CST

    Why is Drew McWeeny standing behind a poster?

    by Stereotypical Evil Archer

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  • Aug. 17, 2010, 3:03 a.m. CST

    Photos of Drew in his studio

    by mondomark

    If anyone's interested in finding out what Drew's studio looks like, I photographed him a few months ago for Tripwire Magazine. Drew is an absolute gentleman, not to mention an amazing artist. Here's a link:

  • Aug. 17, 2010, 5:29 a.m. CST

    Looks great, but what about '77?

    by soupdragon69

    Seriously, is that movie EVER going to get released? - Big Drew fan BTW :)

  • Aug. 17, 2010, 7:25 a.m. CST


    by That_Girl_From_The_Lowes_Commercials_GARGANTUAN_FOREHEAD

    Just beat the living SHIT outta RPLocke! Haha Nice going bro. I rag on that little wanker every chance i get. What a miserable little bitch that guy is... Jeebus

  • Aug. 17, 2010, 10 a.m. CST

    Drew took inspiration from this man:

    by Bot-Bot

    Richard Amsel. Here is a small sampling of his work, and by small I mean this guy did hundreds of posters: <p> <p> Check out the other categories too. This guy was the master that Drew tried to live up to.

  • Aug. 17, 2010, 11:22 a.m. CST

    re: the Thing poster

    by Monolith_Jones

    Acrylic paint should have been dry by the time it got to where it's going. Cool story but probably "enhanced"

  • Aug. 17, 2010, 1:33 p.m. CST

    Amazing artwork...

    by FloristGump

    although I sadly have it on good authority that the man himself is a complete tool. But the work's what matters, and that's what will endure, and for that alone he'll genuinely leave his mark as a late 20th/early 21st century great.

  • Aug. 17, 2010, 3:09 p.m. CST

    re:re: the Thing poster

    by Rameses

    I thought that ,acrylics dry in minutes {unless a retarding gel agent is added}Plus does Drew even use acrylics , he tends to do a lot of detailing with colouring pencils , they don't take well on an acrylic base coat.

  • Aug. 17, 2010, 6 p.m. CST

    Yep Ramses

    by Monolith_Jones

    Acrylics make sense for an illustrator because of the fast drying time. Even with a retarder it shouldn't take that long. And if you were to use a lot of retarder, then the point of using acrylics in the first place is defeated.

  • Aug. 17, 2010, 10:36 p.m. CST

    These posters are so iconic. What I love about...

    by moonlightdrive

    most of those films is that somehow they just managed to nail everything. The film, story, actors but then the music, these posters. You just rarely see that these days. I love how they added on bits to the Back to the Future posters with each film. Sublime work.

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  • March 31, 2011, 10:01 a.m. CST

    Drew did the best Indiana Jones poster

    by Jem

    By Far the best was Indiana Jones and The Temple Of Doom. Bruce Wolfe did a lousy Harrison ford likeness.