Ivan & Ivana Come To America

On that grand old USA holiday, Thanksgiving, I think we all should give thanks because sometimes Coming To America isn’t always as fruitful or funny as an Eddie Murphy or an Albert Brooks film — as this young couple from war-torn Kosovo found out in Ivan & Ivana

The Art of Drew Struzan

If you’re a movie poster fan who likes the stories behind the one-sheets, then be sure to check out The Art of Drew Struzan book (not to be confused with The Movie Posters of Drew Struzan). This elegant coffeetable edition on the legendary 80s movie poster maker shows off Struzan’s huge oeuvre as well as provides an insightful look at his thought process, displaying the many different versions of designs — including lots of rejects — he has come up with over the years.

With an introduction by Frank Darabont (Shawshank Redemption), Struzan tells of his joys and frustrations with the movie poster biz, including how he didn’t actually meet Harrison Ford in person until 2010 (well after the proven popularity of his Indiana Jones posters) and how he recycled this unused Crocodile Dundee art (below) into the classic Coming To America movie poster…

Legend of the Day: Drew Struzan

This guy has created a ton of powerful images with his recognizable drawing style: Indiana Jones, Back To The Future, Coming To America…Stroker Ace — okay, well, he’s not paid to direct. Buy the book or hit up his website!