Was he a victim of typecasting?
May 7, 2008 10:06 PM   Subscribe

What is the font used for the title in this poster for Being John Malkovich? Details are welcome - light, bold, etc. Thanks.
posted by shortfuse to Media & Arts (8 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
I forgot to ask: if you have ideas on where I might find a hi-res version of the poster, that'd be great too. Thanks.
posted by shortfuse at 10:10 PM on May 7, 2008


When in doubt, whatthefont it. ITC Kabel Demi.
posted by suedehead at 10:14 PM on May 7, 2008


In the future, if WhatTheFont fails you, you could always try Typophile's TypeID board. That's generally where I go if I don't get any matches on WhatTheFont.
posted by Rhadamanthus at 10:21 PM on May 7, 2008


the font on the poster is definitely not ITC Kabel Demi. note the 'k' and the 'c'.
posted by radiosig at 1:11 AM on May 8, 2008


Almost certainly ITC Kabel Medium
posted by le morte de bea arthur at 2:14 AM on May 8, 2008


Slightly larger version here. Not exactly hi-res though.
posted by le morte de bea arthur at 2:18 AM on May 8, 2008


yep, totally looks like Kabel
posted by jedrek at 4:44 AM on May 8, 2008


n-thing Kabel. The attempt at creating the faux-small-caps by simply scaling the capital B, J, M of the movie title, however, is awful. Sorry, my inner typophile had to chime in on that.
posted by _dario at 8:13 AM on May 8, 2008


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