Christmas posters.

My co-worker Mike got concert tickets for some of this friends this Christmas. Not wanting to give them just tickets, he asked if I would help him make posters for the events to give to them with the tickets. Although they weren't going to the same person, I thought it would be cool if they went together. He supplied the original images. Here are my ideas.



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Movie clips.

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension

Going My Way (6/10)
No thank you; I'll go this way.

Kramer vs. Kramer (8/10)
I'm going to spoil it for you right now: Kramer wins.

A Generation (6.5/10)
A young Roman Polanski in shorts: bizarre.

Close-Up (8/10)
This movie was meta before the internet was popular.

Downhill Racer (6/10)
Skip this freshman effort and head straight to The Candidate (same director, same leading actor, better film).

Mr. Arkadin (The Comprehensive Version) (5.5/10)
What happened Orson?

Never Let Me Go (7/10)
Beautiful, poignant, touching, unsurprising.

Android (5/10)
I'm going to spoil it for you right now: the android wins.

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension (4/10)
I can't believe I watched the whole thing.

Enter the Void (6/10)
I can think of at least two things right with that title.

Gran Torino (5/10)
You're kidding me, Clint Eastwood.

Terms of Endearment (5/10)
So…plot not required?

Fred Claus (4.5/10)
I'm going to spoil it for you right now: the audience loses.

Toy Story 3 (7/10)
Enjoyable, but I think they've tapped this one dry.
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Moe at the Crystal Ballroom.

I was recently contacted by McMenamin's to make some concert posters. McMenamin's, if you don't know, is a Portland-based chain of brewpubs and theatres. Their first two assignments are for Moe and Galactic, a jam band a New Orleans funk outfit respectively. My first idea for this poster was a fish leaping out of the water, so I started looking around for reference images. One of the images I found was this sweet coloring book drawing of two dinosaurs, and thought fighting dinos might be a sweet poster. I contracted my friend Emily Randazzo to draw it, and she busted out this gem. I traced the line drawing and colored it in based on her recommendations. It's one of my favourite posters I've worked on.

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