One of the things left in the mag was this selection of favourite movie posters from Grindhouse directors Tarantino and Rodriguez. Reads more like a top ten of movies rather than any merit of the poster design... Come on guys!
Meanwhile, industry tracking on Grindhouse is sounding weak, but then when do true movie fans pay attention to bean-counters. Found some interesting observations and predictions on the film from The Badger Herald, by a writer who does own an autographed poster of MS. 45... I think we all know that GRINDHOUSE is:
...the most anticipated film of the spring among the all-important demographics of 15-year-old boys, movie store clerks and anti-social, basement-dwelling shut-ins.And good serve on this one (go rent CHERRY FALLS!):
It’s a lot easier to riff on the cultural mores of 1970s filmmaking than it is go out and make an honest-to-goodness incarnation of grindhouse cinema in the modern movie market. This is why the likes of “Cherry Falls,” “Jack Frost,” and “Ginger Snaps 2”— the three best direct-to-video exploitation movies of the last decade — are infinitely more impressive than anything Tarantino or Rodriguez could come up with for “Grindhouse.”We eagerly wait for opening day...