Movie Posters: Legs

Legs are without a doubt the most used and obsessively repeated vehicle for promoting commercial movies (besides guns). There might be innate base instincts to why this is due to… but that will be another type of essay.

This type of poster is pervasive on comedies, especially during the 70s and then a comeback in the 90s. The specific design archetype of looking from the ground upwards behind open legs (from an anonymous person, more often a woman than not) into a facing “hero” that appears as it being just underneath, is the most overused layout of all time. It is obviously a trope that objectifies people into sexualized targets of “possibility” (plenty of phallic references in that composition)… but…

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