Great Movie Posters - Hercules: the peplum years!

With Hercules returning to cinema screens, we look back on the great artwork used to promote the popular series of Italian "peplum" movies that featured the character in the 50s and 60s.

Great Movie Posters - The Planet of the Apes series

With 'Dawn' about to hit cinemas, Planet of the Apes is once again part of popular culture. Through eight movies and two TV shows, its spawned some great artwork. Here are some of the best.

Great Movie Posters - The Star Wars Saga

May the force be with you as we celebrate some of the best posters, both official and fan-made, to come form the Star Wars universe.

Great Movie Posters - 70s Carsploitation

The upcoming Need For Speed invokes the spirit of that staple of seventies cinema, carsploitation. These movies were action packed and so were their posters, of which we've gathered some of the best.

Great Movie Posters - Hammer's Dracula series

While 1957's Curse of Frankenstein may have put Hammer Studios on the cinematic map, it's their 1958 adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula, and subsequent sequels, that the iconic studio is most associated with. The Dracula films brought sexuality and violence to the forefront in a way not previously seen in mainstream cinema and the promotional posters reveled in this mix.

2013's Best Movie Posters

2013 wasn't just a great year for movies, we also got some great movie posters. The "floating heads" style posters that have dogged cinema since the the mid-nineties finally seems to be dying out, replaced by more old-school designs.

Great Movie Posters - The Films of Larry Cohen

Over several decades, Larry Cohen made a series of classic exploitation movies spanning genres from blaxploitation to horror, spawning a host of great posters in the process.

Great Movie Posters - The 'Air Bud' Series

The 1997 movie 'Air Bud', featuring the exploits of a ball-playing Golden Retriever, spawned a series of sequels with increasingly ridiculous plots and increasingly great posters.

Great Movie Posters - William Castle

Director/producer William Castle was a showman of legendary renown, devising myriad gimmicks to promote his movies. As you'd expect from such a consummate marketeer, his movies always had amazing posters.

Great Movie Posters - Kaiju!!!

 Kaiju is a Japanese word that translates in English as "strange beast" but it's also the name given to the hugely popular Japanese genre of movies featuring giant monsters, usually played by men in rubber suits. Here are some of the genre's finest posters.

Great Movie Posters - The Psycho Series

Great Movie Posters - Crown International (The Eighties)

Over three decades, Crown International Pictures produced some of the craziest exploitation flicks, all of which were promoted with outlandish posters. Here's the best of their eighties output.

Great Movie Posters - Crown International (The Seventies)

Over three decades, Crown International Pictures produced some of the craziest exploitation flicks, all of which were promoted with outlandish posters. Here's the best of their seventies output.

Great Movie Posters - Crown International (The Sixties)

Over three decades, Crown International Pictures produced some of the craziest exploitation flicks, all of which were promoted with outlandish posters. Here's the best of their sixties output.

Great Movie Posters - Hollywood in Poland

Back in the old days of communist-ruled Poland, regular American style marketing was considered evil western propaganda. To get around this, posters for Hollywood films were redesigned in a uniquely Polish style. Here are some of the best (and weirdest).

Great Movie Posters - Star Trek (Part 2)

Great Movie Posters - Star Trek (Part 1)

Great Movie Posters - Michael Whaite's Neon GIFs

Great Movie Posters - The Films of Richard Franklin

Great Movie Posters - The Films of David Lynch