Not pictured: British people
January 31, 2013 9:20 AM   Subscribe

This year's BAFTA Awards are promoting themselves with gorgeous original illustrated posters.
posted by mightygodking (11 comments total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
There should be a poster of the WILTY segment where David Mitchell alleged to have once killed a rat with his BAFTA.
posted by elizardbits at 9:22 AM on January 31, 2013 [2 favorites]

As much as we complain about articles that are a slideshow only to increase ad views, I'd much rather read one of those than have an ad pop up in the corner of every single image. Terrible.
posted by glhaynes at 9:25 AM on January 31, 2013 [10 favorites]

Yes, I also came in here solely to complain about the ads. They got one click-through from me because I missed the 'x'. Bastahds!
posted by rocketpup at 9:32 AM on January 31, 2013 [1 favorite]

Ad-free images at the designer's (agency's?) website here.
posted by troika at 9:38 AM on January 31, 2013 [3 favorites]

I knew there would be comments about the ads. I closed the first one and then others kept sliding in and then RAGE! Thanks for the link Troika, I wonder if we can replace the link in the FPP?

I'm on the fence about watching Zero Dark Thirty (I don't really like watching violent films) but I think I like that poster best.
posted by like_neon at 9:42 AM on January 31, 2013

BAFTA: Beautiful Artwork—Fuck These Ads!
posted by Atom Eyes at 10:23 AM on January 31, 2013

Oh my these are lovely.
posted by The Whelk at 10:25 AM on January 31, 2013


Also, those ads are a totally new kind of hell.
posted by jph at 11:15 AM on January 31, 2013 [2 favorites]

The ads on this site have had an effect on me. The affect is to find and install ANY ad blocker software I can find. Signed - Camel with straw-broken back
posted by napaknapper at 1:41 PM on January 31, 2013

lovely illustrations, thanlks for the ad-free link, troika.
posted by 5_13_23_42_69_666 at 2:36 PM on January 31, 2013

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