While much of the current discussion surrounding the Jurassic Park franchise has to do with next summer’s Jurassic World, the fascination with Steven Spielberg‘s original technical marvel still continues some 20 years later. We recently highlighted documentaries and behind-the-scenes footage from the production and today we have a new look at a different aspect of the dino feature: the marketing.
The final poster used for the film played it simple with the unforgettable logo and tagline, but artist John Alvin created many different versions. Thanks to a new book coming out later this month exploring the late talent’s work, a variety of these unused, never-before-seen one-sheets have made their way online.
Ranging from a a few impressive color sketches to a batch of black-and-white scans, it’s interesting to see what (“THINGS”) Universal played around with before they settled on the final design. Amounting to over two dozen, check out some of our favorites below and head over to IGN, Movies.com, THR and Flavorwire for more unused posters by Alvin, including Blade Runner, Cape Fear, and more.
Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not […]
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