The retro Expendables 2 poster unveiled at this year's Comic-Con was so full of action heroes, guns and explosions that you'd be hard pressed to find anything more masculine outside of a test tube full of testorerone. Of course, it's not the first ensemble movie to use the explosive pyramid technique, and after some extensive research, we can safely say it won't be the last. So for that and 10 other examples of ensemble movie poster tropes, click on, dear movie poster lover, click on...
Prominent in recent one-sheets for Marvel Studios movies, this pyramid-like poster design establishes the hero at the forefront, with his ragtag band of brothers and sisters triangulated around him. For more on this technique, check almost every single Star Wars poster, ever.
The hero of the movie.
The coquettish love interest for the hero of the movie.