Why would a Russian poster for Star Wars feature a stoned lizard man staring up at a disco ball in outer space? Is this how they imagined Darth Vader would look like under the helmet? Well, there's actually an interesting story behind this. During the USSR, Star Wars posters like this one would hang in Soviet college dorm rooms everywhere, and KGB agents would hide behind them, watching the students through the holes in the creature's eyes and listening in for subversive anti-communist plots. That's right, in Mother Russia, movie posters watch y- argh, we've been shot by Han Solo.
That's all bullshit, of course. The real explanation for this poster is that Russia just doesn't give a fuck.
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Finally, something for the legions of automotive vagina dentata fetishists.
"OK, so this movie is based on a Stephen King book about an evil car that kills people, so we're thinking there should be a car on the poster, and ..."
"Right, so it's like Jaws. Gotcha."
"What? No, this is a 1958 Plymouth Fury car that magically repairs itself and possesses its owner, and ..."
"And it eats people on the beach. I got this, man."
"No, it's a car! Do you know what a car is?"
"Yeah, those huge animals with giant mouths."
"That's a shark."
"Oh. Well, I already finished the poster while we were talking, so ..."
"Fuck it, we'll use that."