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There’s no business like show business…

…  there’s no business at all.

Consider Charlie Jane Anders’ wonderful collection of the “Most misleading and fanciful science fiction/fantasy movie posters ever!“–  55 gems, including one-sheets like…

Those frightening eyes? That "scuttling, shambling horde of creatures destroying all in their path"? Bunnies.

Or, from the “Video Homage” category…

... with a bonus extra leading man!!!

Peruse the 53 other films-that-might-have-been (in several cases, films-we’d-just-as-soon-they’d-made) here.

As we revisit Rotten Tomatoes, we might recall that it was on this date in 1888, in Spa (Belgium), that the first beauty contest was held.  21 finalists vied to be named “beauty queen”; the winner, 18- year-old Bertha Sukkar from Guadeloupe, took home 5,000 Francs.

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