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Alternative Horror Movie Posters
We create posters based on iconic horror weapons...

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Since it's nearly Halloween, our thoughts have naturally turned to all things scary in the Empire office. In the process, we've been discussing some of the greatest horror weapons of all time, and our Amar was inspired to gather the best and acknowledge each one with an alternative poster, all on a theme. The predictable ones are in there - Texas Chain Saw Massacre, anyone? - but there are a few surprises as you click through the gallery. Check them out and add your own suggestions of what we missed below...

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1
Hows about Hostel - Blowtourch, Hitch Hiker - Truck? More

Posted by blues_x_man on Saturday November 3, 2012, 13:25

2 What a strange feature
Have to agree with some of the below comments. These are pretty cool but ultimately very uninspiring. Looks like a bit of a rush job. Where are the top Horror characters we voted for recently? I thought that pole would have been released on Halloween. Still love you Empire. More

Posted by guysalisbury on Friday November 2, 2012, 13:23

3 Would make a great series of DVD slipcases
They'd make a great series of DVD/Blu ray slip cases. Probably not to be sold in shops because of all the different distributors involved agreeing to fund new artwork, but if you made them into slipcases that could be purchased through this website for people who already owned the DVD or Blu ray. It would also negate having to add the BBFC rating More

Posted by Popcorn Required on Friday November 2, 2012, 09:58

4 hmmm....
gotta agree, pretty uninspired. i thought the freddy one might have just been an intro into cleverer territory but no, a pretty dull collection to be honest. More

Posted by jodybriggs on Thursday November 1, 2012, 12:22

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To be honest I was expecting clever twists ala Olly Moss but got silhouettes of weapons on coloured backgrounds, dare I say, a little boring. However I had never realised that Freddy's glove didn;t have a thumb knife so that was interesting. More

Posted by sportyrich2000 on Thursday November 1, 2012, 06:55

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Eden Lake - car tire, gassoline and lighter Eden Lake - Box knife Hostel - every household tool you could possibly come up with Cannibal Holocaust - cannibal Suspiria - barb wire More

Posted by Pelle on Wednesday October 31, 2012, 13:42

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Me wants the Audition poster!! More

Posted by Mr.President on Wednesday October 31, 2012, 11:29

8 They All Look The Same
I came in here expecting a horror poster tribute. More

Posted by burtbondy on Wednesday October 31, 2012, 10:19

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I would gladly buy the Audition one, hint hint Empire. Although I'd probably be hearing 'kiri kiri kiri' as I tried to sleep... More

Posted by SDHoneymonster on Tuesday October 30, 2012, 20:02

10 posters
I would actually buy these. You should have released them as mini A4 posters with your October edition. How about an ice axe for The Descent. More

Posted by mike87 on Tuesday October 30, 2012, 18:04

11 Shaun of the Dead
When I saw the names of the posters I tried to guess the weapon that would be up, and when Shaun came up I thought it would be the records or the pool cues. Just a thought. More

Posted by tommyinglis on Tuesday October 30, 2012, 17:34

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Man, I really want The Shining and Shaun of the Dead posters. Also here are some other ideas The mallet from Misery, The box from Se7en (I know its not really a weapon but still...) More

Posted by edjones95 on Tuesday October 30, 2012, 16:27

13 Here's some extra suggestions
Evil Dead - Boomstick Hellraiser - The Configuration Box Saw - Rusty Hacksaw The Exorcist - Crucifix Braindead - Lawnmower From Dusk Till Dawn - The Codpiece Gun Predator - The shoulder cannon More

Posted by alsybroth on Tuesday October 30, 2012, 16:14


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