Art: Jaws by Flore Maquin

Look, there’s not a whole lot we can say about Steven Spielberg’s Jaws that hasn’t been said already—it’s an out-and-out masterpiece, so we’ll just leave it at that. French graphic artist Flore Maquin’s take on the 1975 classic, however, has plenty to say. I’ve featured Maquin’s art on here before—you might remember this stunning Bride […]

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Art: The Exorcist by JS Rossbach

There aren’t many movies more iconic than William Friedkin’s genre-defining The Exorcist—it set the bar for horror back in 1973, and it’s one that few movies come close to even now. Of course, there’s nothing new to be said about such an iconic film, but that’s what makes alternative poster art so damn special. Just […]

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Art: IT by Ben Turner

I never know exactly what I’m looking for when I feature art on The Missing Reel until I see it, and Ben Turner’s take on IT is no better example of that. This is a wild piece of art that hits all the right notes—it’s unsettling and playful, and although Pennywise doesn’t make an appearance, […]

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Art: Army of Darkness by Robert Sammelin

Ash’s evolution throughout the Evil Dead trilogy is as fascinating as it gets. It’s a journey that starts with him being forced to dismember all of his friends (and girlfriend) in a cabin in the woods and ends with him traveling through a time-eating wormhole and becoming a full-blown medieval action hero. The franchise covers […]

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Art: Child’s Play by Jérémy Pailler

One of the very few iconic horror franchises still going strong today is Don Mancini’s Child’s Play. This is by no means a slight against the film itself, but I doubt anyone ever expected this silly slasher to go on a 30-year run (and still counting). That’s impressive no matter how you look at it, which is […]

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Art: The Shining by Laurent Durieux

Nearly every frame of Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining is full of iconic imagery—it’s how you know the film’s a masterpiece—but if I had to pick just a single moment that stands out to me the most, it’s Danny Torrance riding his tricycle through the empty halls of the Overlook. Danny running into the twins is one […]

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