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Here are 10 of the most beautiful movie posters of the year in one place

Moonlight (Source: Adam Maida/Mubi)

Movie art serves a variety of purposes: It might capture our attention at the theater, flit across Twitter or a website as part of an advertisement, or serve as a reimagining of the film’s themes upon its eventual physical release. At Mubi, designer and writer Adrian Curry has compiled a list of the 10 best movie posters of the year, and they serve as a reminder that one need not wait until a Criterion re-release to see a film commemorated with a great piece of design.

Curry’s picks run the gamut, including the relatively widely seen tripartite poster for Moonlight, and this one, for De Palma:


The re-release of Krzysztof Kieślowski’s 10-hour Dekalogfeatured on our Gift Guide—makes the cut:

As does this sharp, spartan work for the yet-to-be-released New York Times documentary Obit:

Check out this stunner for Park Chan-wook’s The Handmaiden:


Throughout, Curry provides expert analysis as well as information about the artists behind each work. You can read the whole thing, including Curry’s top pick, which somehow is not the Hot Topic clown-vomit spatter of Suicide Squad, here.

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