Honest Abe would be rolling over in his grave if he knew that this John Wilkes Booth-inspired poster for Birth of A Nation (left) recently sold for over $48,000…(HA)
Fresh off his Oscars gig, if you haven’t yet seen Ted, the Seth MacFarlane summer hit comedy with a dirty-talking teddy bear — there’s a funny subplot involving the Mark Wahlberg character’s infatuation with the 1980 superhero film, Flash Gordon.
So what better moment to go back in time to match up that 80s classic with this old 60s French poster? (FilmsPosters)
I’m not much of a horror movie fan, but I finally got a chance this weekend to look at Kirk Hammett of Metallica’s movie poster/memorabilia book, Too Much Horror Business — and was mesmerized by his scary pre-1940′s collection.
There’s also a revealing interview with Hammett, in which he details his poster collecting habits and how he has avoided the “celebrity tax” by hiring a fellow collector to do his bidding for him. (AllPosterForum)
It’s that time of year to get crazy — er, make that Gun Crazy — as Peggy Cummins, the star of the 1950 classic noir movie, will be making a special appearance at Eddie Muller’s annual San Francisco Film Noir Festival, which runs from January 25 to February 3. (posters courtesy of Wrong Side of the Art)
The new Iceman poster looks a lot better than the 1984 one-sheet starring Timothy Hutton (right) — but the coolest Iceman by far is, of course, George Gervin and his vintage 1970s Nike poster.
The value of Django Unchained action figures skyrocketed over the weekend as news hit the Internets that The Weinstein Company requested the toys be pulled from shelves after receiving complaints that the dolls were offensive and trivialized the horrors of slavery.
Could Django turn into this season’s Beanie Babies? (Collider)
Roman Coppola has a new film coming out — with a set of unique character posters…(IMP)