Jerry Lewis Comeback?

This is no joke…Jerry Lewis, the king of 1950s comedy, could be making a comeback on the silver screen very soon. (Deadline)

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More Horror!

too much horror business the kirk hammett collectionI’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)

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Noir Crazy!

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)

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Drew Struzan Strikes Back?

Never hire a design company to do a legend’s job — er, that’s what Disney must be thinking as they’ve contacted Drew Struzan to do some artwork for the new Star Wars films.(Business Insider)

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Icemen!

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.

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Spring Broken?

Remember when Spring Break movies used to be cheesy fun? Well, Harmony Korine’s upcoming Spring Breakers has taken on a decidedly darker tone. (Collider)

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Django Unboxed!

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)

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McAfee’s Last Picture Show?

There’s word that Warner Bros. is interested in doing a movie based on the recent on-the-run exploits of anti-virus software tycoon, John McAfee — and I’m sure they’re grooming a few of Hollywood’s most chameleon-like actors to take on the role. (Business Insider)

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Best Book Cover Designs of 2012

Last week, The New York Times showed off its picks for the best book cover designs of 2012 — and if these featured book jackets are any indication, then they must have some great stories to tell…

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