The Films of Amblin Gets a Deservedly Beautiful and Nostalgic Art Show

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The Amblin projects of the ‘70s, ‘80s, and ‘90s are more than mere films. They’re our memories, our fears, our dreams. Jaws scared us from going into the water. The Goonies got us to jump on our bikes and go off on an adventure. E.T. helped us believe in aliens. And next week, two of the best poster artists in pop…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/the-films-of-amblin-gets-a-deservedly-beautiful-and-nos-1835206430

Stranger Things Is Getting a Striking New Art Book, and We’ve Got a Peek Inside

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A few years back, we shared a gorgeous art book from Printed In Blood paying tribute to John Carpenter’s The Thing. The imprint’s latest release is just as stunning, with art that brings the topsy-turvy world of Netflix’s Stranger Things to vivid life on the page. We’ve got an early look at some of the artwork,…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/stranger-things-is-getting-a-striking-new-art-book-and-1834991905

We Love These Trading Cards Based on Real (and Fake) Sports in Movies

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Fictional merchandise based on movies is the best. There’s just something special about owning a trinket based on, or from, a movie or TV show that you never thought possible, or maybe never even thought of. Imagine a poster from a movie inside a movie, a t-shirt of a fake band, the watch a certain character wears or,…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/we-love-these-trading-cards-based-on-real-and-fake-sp-1834958056

Pokémon Sword and Shield’s New Starters Look Great in Detective Pikachu’s Style

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It’s a fantastic time to be a Pokémon fan, between the arrival of Detective Pikachu in theaters and the two brand new mainline games, Sword and Shield, coming to the Switch later this year. But what if we could have the best of both in one go? Well, artist RJ Palmer is back to imagine just that.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/pokemon-sword-and-shields-new-starters-look-great-in-de-1834844482

Artist Robert Ball Captures the First ‘Beautiful Death’ of the Last Season of Game of Thrones

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For years, artist Robert Ball has made posters that commemorate the majesty of death. With the support of HBO itself, Ball has been creating posters in a series called “Beautiful Death”, with each original illustration bringing rich artistry to the depiction of one death from Game of Thrones.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/artist-robert-ball-captures-the-first-beautiful-death-o-1834189331

Striking Photos Capture the Unnatural Transformation of the Amazon Rainforest

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There was this moment last year when I was sitting in the quietest place in the U.S. and a plane flew overhead, breaking the cocoon of natural sound. It was the sonic emulation of the world we’re creating, writ large. Humanity has crept into every nook and cranny of the planet, and now we’re being forced to confront…

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https://earther.gizmodo.com/striking-photos-capture-the-unnatural-transformation-of-1834173419

Star Destroyers At Sunset

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Tomasz Jedruszek is an illustrator from Poland who has done a ton of work for stuff like Magic cards, Warhammer 40K, board games and video games.

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https://kotaku.com/star-destroyers-at-sunset-1833362301

One of Pokémon’s New Starters, in the Style of Detective Pikachu

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This week was a big one for Pokémon fans. Not only did a brand new Detective Pikachu trailer give us a Bonnie-Tyler-powered look at the movie’s wild take on the Pokéverse, Nintendo officially revealed the next main games in the beloved franchise, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. But what if there was some crossover…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/one-of-pokemons-new-starters-in-the-style-of-detective-1832999826