— Jack Nicholson as Col. Nathan R. Jessep from A Few Good Men, 1992
You are Here » Posters » New Poster for Spike Lee’s Oldboy
October 13, 2013
New Poster for Spike Lee’s Oldboy
— Posted by Andrea Lestrange
So, Spike Lee’s Oldboy is a film we have been anticipating for a while – and it is due for release this November! A remake of Chan-wook Park’s 2003 Korean film, it looks like it will be pretty damn good with Josh Brolin taking the lead, with performances from Samuel L Jackson, Elizabeth Olsen and Michael Imperioli. Check out the new poster below:
Now this poster is pretty artistic and dark – the reverse of the earlier poster we saw. Here Brolin means business – he’s suited and booted with his hammer in tow, clenched fist, with a face oozing with revenge and hate. It seems natural. In the trailer we see him break free from a chest in the middle of a field, exposed to natural light for the first time in 20 years, squirming. Now, that part of the trailer was great – intense with a mix of emotions, however this does not reflect in the older poster, shown below. It’s a little forced and unnatural, glasses on MIB style, an angry clump of grass in his hand, raring to jump out and seek revenge. What one are you feeling the most?
This post was written by :
I love to write about film. Mixing traditional critique with essay-style analysis, I enjoy exploring and discussing different themes and elements, all with a light-hearted edge to keep things fun. I am based in London, currently working as a runner for a film distribution company, and looking to pursue a career in the film industry.
Around the Web