Printed artwork displayed to advertise a movie.

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What does the tagline of “The Kings of Summer” mean?

On the posters for The Kings of Summer there is a slogan: Why live when you can rule? What does this mean? Does it imply that they are being with the nature and ruling it instead of having to ...
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Why did the original Star Wars: A New Hope posters portray Luke and Leia as a couple?

In 1977 and 1978, Star Wars posters were plastered in almost every movie theatre that had a big screen. The posters implied that Luke and Leia were a romantic couple. See this example and this one. ...
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Movie Database API [closed]

Does anyone know of an open source movie database (such as Imdb) or an api that I could plug my project in to in order to extract credits, cast listing or movie posters/trailers etc?
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Why are there posters of the film inside Micmacs à Tire-Larigot?

In Jean-Pierre Jeunet's Micmacs à Tire Larigot, there are several occurrences where we can see the posters of the film in the movie sets or on props. What's the meaning of this?
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Why is the poster of The Theory of Everything rotated 90 degrees clockwise?

Why is the poster of the movie "The Theory of Everything" rotated 90 degrees clockwise? In which way does this relate to the story and themes of the movie?
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What is the message behind Twelve Monkeys Cover?

In Twelve Monkeys (1995) cover You can clearly see the Twelve Monkeys symbol on Bruce Willis' right eye, and it looks like Bruce Willis is an android of some kind (like Terminator), but those who ...
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Was it standard for studios to design/print posters for short films?

I'm able to find some movie posters on Google for old Disney shorts (the Mickey Mouse ones that ran 10 minutes or less), but not all of them. And I'm not entirely sure why it's hit and miss... was it ...
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Why don't they align actor & actress names with their photos in film posters?

I've always wondered why they don't do this properly. It seems wrong to me to place a different name on top of an actor's/actress' photo. Why don't they align actor & actress names with their ...