Illustrators create 80s homages to cult classic horror movies for DVD & Blu-ray re-releases

Cult art collective Skuzzles have provided cover art for the re-released DVDs and Blu-rays of 13 classic cult horror films – and the results are absolutely stunning.

The Amityville Horror


Think you know box art? Think again. Cult art collective Skuzzles, renowned for their gorgeous minimalist re-imaginings of classic movie posters, have teamed up with MGM and 20th Century Fox to provide cover art for the re-releases of 13 classic cult horror films on DVD and Blu-ray, and the results are absolutely stunning.

This stark offering from ‘Ghoulish’ Gary Pullin for The Amityville Horror has a vaguely unsettling colour scheme, and captures the oppressive tone of the film perfectly.

Carrie

Another piece by Gary Pullin, this Carrie cover has a much more old-school, hand-drawn feel, almost like the poster for an old 40’s film.


Child's Play

Jason Edmiston really nails the cheesy insanity of possessed-doll flick Child’s Play here, with the classic fork lightning motif to boot.

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Invasion Of The Body Snatchers

This minimalist piece for Invasion Of The Body Snatchers is the work of Todd Slater, and is also oddly captivating.


Jeepers Creepers

This Jeepers Creepers cover, by Francesco Francavilla, is much more in the style of classic horror posters, and is also reminiscent of Robert Kirkman’s art style in The Walking Dead.


Killer Klowns From Outer Space

Killer Klowns From Outer Space is pure B-movie cheese to its very bones, and Jason Edmiston’s poster absolutely gets that, with bright, over-the-top colours everywhere.

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Last House On The Left

Dan Mumford’s beautifully detailed poster for Last House On The Left would hardly seem out of place in a modern film’s ad campaign, what with its juxtaposition of violence and peace iconography.


Misery

This vaguely odd collage-effect poster for Misery, by Paul Shipper, is super 80s and only gets weirder the longer you look at it.


The Return Of The Living Dead

The tongue-in-cheek style of Joshua Budich’s Return Of The Living Dead poster fits the mood of the film to a tee, with a little sprinkling of Evil Dead for good measure.

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Silence Of The Lambs

Randy Ortiz’s Silence Of The Lambs poster is a thing of absolute beauty, in a disturbing kind of way. Oddly appropriate, really.


Species

One could be forgiven for thinking that Slasher Design’s Species poster was actually for some little-known Starship Troopers sequel, packed as it is guns, helicopters and other action-y goodness.


Teen Wolf

Ghoulish Gary Pullin once again graces the list, this time recreating Michael J. Fox’s hairy, slam-dunking chops as Teen Wolf.

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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: Part 2

Channeling the spirit of The Hills Have Eyes, Grzegorz ‘Gadz’ Domaradzki gives The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: Part 2 a seedy grindhouse paintjob, featuring the looming spectre of Leatherface in all his glory. Or should that be gory?