The poster comments on the subject (racism) in a non-direct way, trying to invoke the reader visually into the inevitable conclusion. It has multiple reads, that provoke critical thinking and raise awareness on the subject and its results globally.
There is a symmetrical balance to the placement of graphic elements in the center of the poster to create the face of Jack Skellington, the film's protagonist. -------- The Nightmare Before Christmas Poster - excites - the Portfolio of Simon C.
This is using the Gestalt principle where we are using positive and negative space. The negative space of the coffee cup is actually a person talking and the top of the coffee cup comes out to be a thought bubble.