Blade Runner (1982)
The Card: Vertigo-inducing advert for Ridley Scott’s seminal futuristic sci-fi.
Why It’s So Cool: It’s Deckard. Pulling a toughnuts expression. While hanging off a really high building.
Star Wars (1977)
The Card: A simplistic ‘screen shot’ approach that pilfers an exciting moment from the movie.
Why It’s So Cool: It’s Chewie. And Solo. Firing at something. While striking action movie poses. Awesome.
Game Of Death (1979)
The Card: A German advertisement for Bruce Lee’s defining fight flick.
Why It’s So Cool: Lee’s wearing that iconic yellow bodysuit, which Tarantino would later pinch/pay homage to for Kill Bill .
Jurassic Park (1993)
The Card: Beautifully ominous, with that recognisable Jurassic Park logo and that punchline of a tagline.
Why It’s So Cool: It could have been an audience’s first glimpse at the film’s standout T-Rex attack.
Paths Of Glory (1957)
The Card: A comic-book-y ad for Kirk Douglas’ devastating war flick.
Why It’s So Cool: Kirk Douglas looks every bit the hero you can believe in.
Apocalypse Now (1979)
The Card: A snapshot from Francis Ford Coppola’s defining war film.
Why It’s So Cool: It’s nothing too over-the-top, but it’s a memorable moment from the film involving Martin Sheen.
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
The Card: The Italian lobby card for Stanley Kubrick’s gorgeous space opera.
Why It’s So Cool: It’s flashy but not too flashy, promising ravishing visuals in a film that pushed special effects forward exponentially.
The Card: Advertising the ‘50s-set high school musical.
Why It’s So Cool: The black oufits. The baby blues. And the hair. A recipe for cool if there ever was one.
Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991)
The Card: Revealing that Sarah Connor’s changed some since the first Terminator movie.
Why It’s So Cool: It’s Sarah Connor. With a gun. Oh my.
The Lost Boys (1987)
The Card: No, not a dodgy ‘80s rock band, but The Lost Boys ’ vampire quota.
Why It’s So Cool: Moody stares and threads with attitude. Even the kid has a military jacket.