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See Olly Moss' 85 Years Of Oscar Poster
An amazing celebration of the winners

11 February 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Olly Moss

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You already know that we’re big fans of genius artist Olly Moss round Empire way. So we’re thrilled to learn that he’s just revealed his latest, biggest job yet, working with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to craft a poster celebrating 85 years of the Oscars.

Take a closer look below using the zoom tool on the thumbnail at the bottom.

Click here for a hi-res version of the poster on Olly Moss' site.

Moss’ challenging brief was to create an image that featured Best Picture winner through the years from 1927 to last year in his inimitable, minimalist style. And… well, you can see the result. It’s a real achievement.

Frankly, this has us wishing Moss was called upon to design more of the Academy’s imagery, but we’ll take what we can get for now.

So, without cheating and looking up the answers online, how many can you figure out? This might be of assistance if you get stuck.

In case you forgot, the Oscars will be handed out on Sunday February 24. Team Empire will be providing full coverage, and Sky Movies is showing the ceremony on its Sky Movies HD Oscars channel.


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Your Comments

No they're right
The Hurt Locker did win in 2010 but it was a 2009 film. The awards aren't for the films that came out in that year. It's the previous year. Same with the others. King's Speech was a 2010 film, The Artist was a 2011 film, Slumdog was an 2008 film More

Posted by joevictor53 at 16:36 on 19 February 2013 | Report This Post

@joevictor53 thanks bud, that makes sense More

Posted by TheColumnist at 14:22 on 12 February 2013 | Report This Post

confused....
Aren't they one year out...The Hurt Locker won 2010, King's Speech 2011 and The Artist won 2012.. etc More

Posted by TheColumnist at 14:20 on 12 February 2013 | Report This Post

No they're right
The Hurt Locker did win in 2010 but it was a 2009 film. The awards aren't for the films that came out in that year. It's the previous year. Same with the others. King's Speech was a 2010 film, The Artist was a 2011 film, Slumdog was an 2008 film More

Posted by joevictor53 at 14:17 on 12 February 2013 | Report This Post

confused....
Aren't they one year out...The Hurt Locker won 2010, King's Speech 2011 and The Artist won 2012.. etc More

Posted by TheColumnist at 13:45 on 12 February 2013 | Report This Post

i feel like half the oscars were won by metropolis based on this More

Posted by fightclubber954 at 12:18 on 12 February 2013 | Report This Post

RE: Higher res version?
You ask, and we deliver. Enjoy! More

Posted by Amar Vijay at 00:01 on 12 February 2013 | Report This Post

RE: Higher res version?
L: ghulley Looks good, but is there a higher resolution version to take a look at? nded. I'd be amazed if anyone can identify more than a couple at that teeny tiny size. More

Posted by badblokebob at 23:33 on 11 February 2013 | Report This Post

Higher res version?
Looks good, but is there a higher resolution version to take a look at? More

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