Posterize: Clooney, Depp, Wahlberg and Timberlake All Vying for Your Attention

Check out the latest posters for the biggest and smallest movies heading your way.

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George Clooney has a pensive moment or two in Alexander Payne's "The Descendants," as a man who learns his catatonic wife was having an affair, while at the same time dealing with what to do about his family's huge trust, which includes thousands of acres of virgin Hawaiian paradise. Opens Nov. 18.
Johnny Depp's been down this road before, playing a version of Hunter S. Thompson, this time in "The Rum Dairy." Playing HST of course means he's contractually obligated to trash at least one hotel room. But the poster is lie—that goldfish does not appear in this scene. Opens Oct. 28.
"We Need to Talk About Kevin" stars Tilda Swinton as a mother trying to come to grips with the fact that her son, played Ezra Miler, is a sociopath. The whole thing creeps us out—can't wait. Opens Jan. 27.
What makes this poster so good is that it doesn't tell you who the star is (Daniel Radcliffe) or what it's a bout (a haunted house), and the title ("The Woman in Black") is buried at the bottom in super tiny type. So folks sell the sizzle, some sell the steak… and still others sell neither.
"Roadie", starring Ron Eldard as a past-his-prime rocker, was well-received on the festival circuit, and this poster, with its tagline—"Sex and drugs and rock 'n' roll… It was fun while it lasted"—and Eldard's epic 'stache nicely convey what's in store.
Andrea Riseborough is about ready to make the leap, and can next be seen in "Resistance," a WW II thriller, co-starring Michael Sheen, about a group of Welsh women whose husbands suddenly disappear.
Kirsten Dunst's comeback was official when she was named Best Actress at Cannes for her work in "Melancholia," Lars Von Trier's film about two sisters dealing in their own ways with the approach of a planet that threatens to crash into Earth. Opens in NYC Nov. 11.
We love the Pepto pink and blue color, the font, the cast, writer-director William Monahan and the trailer, but "London Boulevard" has taken so long to come out that we're afraid it's not as good as we might hope. Opens Nov. 11.
We're cautiously optimistic about the futuristic death panel thriller "In Time", as Amanda Seyfried and Justin Timberlake make one good-looking couple, and we've liked director Andrew Niccol's work in the past. Opens Oct. 28.
Finally--a movie about vibrators the whole family can enjoy! "Hysteria" stars Maggie Gyllenhaal, Hugh Dancy and Rupert Everett, and tells the story of the beginning of the end of our male-dominated culture.
We'll confess that the more we see from "Hugo", Martin Scorsese's adaptation of the beloved book about the orphaned son of a robot maker living the walls of the Paris subway, the less excited we are. Opens Nov. 23.
The trailer for Liam Neeson's "The Grey" features the actor sporting a pair of gloves with knuckles made of broken those mini airplane booze bottles; how in the world do you not features these in the poster? Opens Jan. 27.
Mark Wahlberg's "Contraband" is yet another "gotta do one last job to make things right for my family." Fine, but if he's smuggling contraband, shouldn’t he pulled down his shirt? You can totally see the money taped to his rock-hard tummy! Opens Jan. 13.
We were pleasantly surprised by Ryan Reynolds in "Buried," but Kevin Sorbo in "Coffin"? Really? Opens Oct. 28.
The trailer for "Chronicle" set tongues wagging with its "found footage" of three teens who discover they've suddenly got super-human powers, but this poster makes us think of last year's "Skyline." This poster is no bueno.
O! M! G! Would you look at that adorable chimpanzee? A year after "Project Nim" bummed us all out, here comes a documentary that tries to show humans being nice to our simian friends. Opens April 20.
"Another Happy Day" stars Ellen Barkin as a divorced mother who most go back to her parents' house for a wedding, and finds herself dealing with an ex-husband (Thomas Hayden Church), her replacement (Demi Moore), her mother (Ellen Burstyn) and father (George Kennedy), to say nothing of her addict son, played by Ezra Miller. Won Best Screenplay at Sundance, opens Nov. 18.
"Arthur Christmas" unleashed some character posters, each with an absolutely brutal pun at the top. As bad as these posters are, we caught a 30-minute preview recently that left us impressed. Opens Nov. 11.
Not to be outdone, "Tower Heist", about a group of people who try to steal $20 million from the Madoff-esque crook who lost all their money, also dropped a bunch of character posters featuring Eddie Murphy….
Tea Leoni...
Gabourey Sidibe...
Casey Affleck...
and Matthew Broderick.
And finally, a palette cleanser—"StreetDance 2"!
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