Considering the amount of time, effort and money the big bad beasties of Hollywood have to put together a stunning window into the house of their creation, there’s no excuse for a bad poster. And as our nursery school teacher always told us, abject humiliation is the only way people learn. So here, for your viewing pleasure, is our pick of the top ten worst movie posters of all time.
The acclaimed director of Slumdog Millionnaire, 28 Days Later and Trainspotting has announced today that he plans to return to his theatrical roots having been, as he says, “distracted for 15 years by the movies.” He has decided to direct a theatrical adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein at the National Theatre.
According to figures released today from the UK Film Council, 2009 had the highest cinema attendance in the last six years, with over 170 million people visiting their local theatre. This means that contrary to popular prediction, the film business is alive and booming.