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Remembering Eraserhead, and 20 More of the Best Movie Posters Ever
Austin Collings , October 24th, 2008 14:30

With the long-awaited release of David Lynch's masterpiece Eraserhead on DVD region 2, Austin Collings misses the enigma of the original as opitomised in its iconic poster. Plus, The Quietus collects the other 20 most enticing posters of all time.


20. Saturday Night - Sunday Morning

A true modernist masterpiece; both on page and film. The daring use of colour and font-style is but a small reflection of its clear-eyed confidence. Using Alan Sillitoe’s snappy novel as the source, and with Karel Reisz at the helm and Albert Finney as the lead, this was never going to be some po-faced or unreal take on the working classes, but something closer to a post-war Mean Streets.