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More adventures in localization: Icelandic film’s poster gets unusual makeover in Japan

It’s time for more misadventures in the land of cinematic localization as the movie Virgin Mountain gets promoted in Japan.

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Tumblr artist designs Legend of Zelda movie posters in Studio Ghibli style

Just let us pretend for a little while that this amazing collaboration could actually happen.

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“Hideously tacky”? Japan’s poster for Academy Award-winning movie Birdman raises eyebrows online

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) won Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Cinematography at the 87th Academy Awards this year. Ever since the awards ceremony, everyone has been talking about the movie, but it hasn’t even been released in Japan yet. That fateful day is April 10, 2015. With a release date that is (as per usual) months behind most other countries, it allows for some time to adjust the advertising campaigns.

Bu the Japanese poster for Birdman is…well…we’ll let you decide.

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