Morton Downey Movie…

Before Bill O’Reilly, Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, and Sean Hannity, there was a big mouthed, Shepard Smith-looking TV talk show host called Morton Downey. And now you can see Evocateur, the documentary about the man — and the one-sheet which is a clever take-off on the famous Pink Floyd poster.

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Sexy Covers!

Movie posters are to movies what album covers are to albums — so here’s the Sexiest Album Covers of All-Time, according to Aidin Vaziri of SFGate.

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Movie Posters by Metallica

Enter Sandman could easily be the title of a 1940’s horror film — so Metallica fans will be thrilled to see lead guitarist Kirk Hammett’s rockin’ collection of pricey horror movie memorabilia in his new book, Too Much Horror Business…(MOPO)

New Flight of the Conchords

Jason Munn of Alamo Drafthouse, etc. — has a new poster out for the Flight of the Conchords Australian Tour

Happy 4th of July!

Greatness?

Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby is not your father’s Gatsby — or even your grandfather’s or grandmother’s, for that matter — as it looks quite a bit more theatrical than previous film adaptations.

American Shepard

Old school rock legend, Neil Young, has signed up new school poster star, Shepard Fairey, to do a whole batch of cover art for his new album, Americana, which kinda reminds me of that classic one-sheet for Terence Malick’s Days of Heaven

Pretty In Pink

Pink is the new black — at least when it comes to the trendy font flavor of the movie poster. Needless to say, the color has been around for a while ever since it got its start on Jack Rickard’s Pink Panther one-sheet back in 1963 and continued its hot streak up through the 1980s with a string of John Hughes movies. (ImpAwards)

Norah Jones + Russ Meyer = New Album Cover?

Dave Rosen of Posteropolis brings up a NYT story of Russ Meyer’s least likely fan…jazz pop singer, Norah Jones — whose new album cover was inspired by RM’s lowdown and dirty, Mudhoney. (MOPO)