New Posters for X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST, EDGE OF TOMORROW, ELYSIUM, SAVING MR. BANKS, VAMPIRE ACADEMY, and More

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We’ve got a large number of new posters to share today.  Briefly:

  • X-Men: Days of Future Past – Fresh off yesterday’s excellent first character posters for the Bryan Singer sequel comes hi-res versions of the propaganda posters that were handed out at Comic-Con.  Click here for our panel recap.  The film opens on May 16, 2014.
  • Edge of Tomorrow – A couple of character posters for Doug Liman’s sci-fi film feature Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt in mech suits.  Click here for our Comic-Con panel recap.  The film opens on June 6, 2014.
  • Elysium – A new poster for Neill Blomkamp’s upcoming film features a very bald Matt Damon.  The film opens on August 9th.
  • Saving Mr. Banks – The first poster for the story about the making of Mary Poppins boasts a Mickey Mouse shadow for Tom Hanks’ Walt Disney.  The film opens on Christmas Day.
  • Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters – A teaser poster for the upcoming YA adaptation, which opens on February 14, 2014.
  • Mr. Peabody & Sherman – A teaser poster for the DreamWorks Animation film, opening on March 7, 2014.
  • The Canyons – A debut poster for the Lindsay Lohan/James Deen cheesefest.  The film opens in theaters and is available VOD on August 2nd.

Hit the jump to check out all of the posters.

Via IMP Awards.

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Via Facebook.

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Via Sony.

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Here’s the official synopsis for Elysium:

In the year 2159 two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hard line government official, will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and preserve the luxurious lifestyle of the citizens of Elysium. That doesn’t stop the people of Earth from trying to get in, by any means they can. When unlucky Max (Matt Damon) is backed into a corner, he agrees to take on a daunting mission that if successful will not only save his life, but could bring equality to these polarized worlds.

Via Disney.

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Here’s the official synopsis for Saving Mr. Banks:

When Travers travels from London to Hollywood in 1961 to finally discuss Disney’s desire to bring her beloved character to the motion picture screen (a quest he began in the 1940s as a promise to his two daughters), Disney meets a prim, uncompromising sexagenarian not only suspect of the impresario’s concept for the film, but a woman struggling with her own past.  During her stay in California, Travers’ reflects back on her childhood in 1906 Australia, a trying time for her family which not only molded her aspirations to write, but one that also inspired the characters in her 1934 book.

None more so than the one person whom she loved and admired more than any other—her caring father, Travers

Goff, a tormented banker who, before his untimely death that same year, instills the youngster with both affection and enlightenment (and would be the muse for the story’s patriarch, Mr. Banks, the sole character that the famous nanny comes to aide).  While reluctant to grant Disney the film rights, Travers comes to realize that the acclaimed Hollywood storyteller has his own motives for wanting to make the film—which, like the author, hints at the relationship he shared with his own father in the early 20th Century Midwest.

Via IMP Awards.

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Via IMP Awards.

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Via IFC.

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Here’s the official synopsis for The Canyons:

Christian is a young LA trust-fund dude who’s financing a horror film simply to keep his dad off his back about doing something with his life. He has been dating Tara for about a year — she was an aspiring actress/model who settled down with him when the reality of the business became apparent to her. She’s now just Christian’s bored plaything. Christian’s assistant Gina is casting the film with assistance from Tara. Gina is pushing Ryan, her boyfriend and struggling actor, for the lead. Unbeknownst to either Christian or Gina, Ryan and Tara were a couple three years ago. When Ryan came back into Tara’s life during the auditions for the movie, they reignited their affair. But Christian, a dangerous control-freak, finds out about the affair and starts playing cruel mind games with both Tara and Ryan, which escalate into an act of bloody violence.




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  • 1stSceneinX1WastheOnlyGoodPart

    Those Days of Future past posters mark the first time I’ve been intrigued by this movie. Hopefully they follow through with the social commentary that defines the X-men, yet was such an underdeveloped aspect in the prior movies.

    • Puto Tenax

      I agree. The whole WPA style looks great.

    • Tommy Klebz

      You really thought the social commentary in the prior movies was underdeveloped? I thought they were getting dangerously close to being overwrought. I mean come on… that close up to Darwin when Sebastian Shaw said “enslaved” was ridiculous… same with that terrible “mutant and proud” bullshit.

      “Propaganda posters” are overdone now (TDKR, Pacific Rim) and offensively boring. If that’s the best the marketing can come up with at this point then I’m severely underwhelmed. We get it. Futurism and photomontage were popular in Fascist Italy. Move on.

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