Criterion & Eclipse Cover Art & Packaging Babble-on Vol. 7

The scuttlebutt on Criterion, Eclipse, and Janus Films. Lists and polls are STRONGLY discouraged.
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Re: Criterion & Eclipse Cover Art & Packaging Babble-on Vol. 7

#1051 Post by domino harvey » Tue Aug 28, 2018 5:25 pm

kcota17 wrote:
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Some Like it Hot cover has been updated.

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Not great but infinitely better

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#1052 Post by Feego » Tue Aug 28, 2018 5:26 pm

To be fair, Some Like It Hot has never been graced with particularly attractive posters or home video covers. Lemmon and Curtis just look so hideous in drag that it's pretty much a done deal from the beginning. If they used a photo of Lemmon and Curtis not in drag, it might work. But clearly that's avoiding the movie's main selling point. At least on this new cover the photoshop isn't distractingly obvious.

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#1053 Post by ng4996 » Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:10 pm

Well, no cover's perfect!

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#1054 Post by Brian C » Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:13 pm

Yes, way better.

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#1055 Post by movielocke » Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:22 pm

Their heads are now the same size. Guess there was a legal bit about that

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#1056 Post by Werewolf by Night » Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:30 pm

mfunk9786 wrote:Somehow worse*!
I agree! But hey, at least people who have no intention of buying it are pleased.

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#1057 Post by Luke M » Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:29 pm

It looks better. I'm also going to buy it.

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#1058 Post by AfterTheRain » Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:46 pm

kcota17 wrote:
Tue Aug 28, 2018 5:06 pm
Some Like it Hot cover has been updated.

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Only slightly better than the original version in my opinion, but still not a great cover. I'm still going to get the movie, however.

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#1059 Post by tenia » Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:01 am

I just realised what bothers me so specifically : the title placement. It feels as if the cover is already so busy they had to cram the title somewhere, and the only remaining spots gave this. And even so, they had to put the S from Some over Curtis' face.

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#1060 Post by ftsoh » Wed Aug 29, 2018 1:53 pm

Still look bad to me, though I will still get the bluray for sure. Wonder why they could not go for a cartoon-y style cover (like Amarcord, Valley of the Dolls etc...) which I think fit well for a comedy and can camp up the drag factor without being too hideous.

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#1061 Post by denti alligator » Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:21 pm

I prefer the other cover. Go figure.

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#1064 Post by The Pachyderminator » Wed Sep 05, 2018 12:33 am

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#1066 Post by domino harvey » Mon Sep 10, 2018 1:51 pm

The booklet art is more interesting than the cover, but this artist seems incapable of drawing anyone who actually looks like the actors...

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#1067 Post by movielocke » Mon Sep 10, 2018 2:32 pm

domino harvey wrote:The booklet art is more interesting than the cover, but this artist seems incapable of drawing anyone who actually looks like the actors...
Those aren’t all Wii characters on the booklet? My mistake

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#1068 Post by dwk » Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:28 pm

From Paul Maher Jr.'s twitter feed, the first look at the Andrei Rublev packaging
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#1069 Post by Boosmahn » Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:16 pm

I strongly dislike ("hate" is too harsh of a word) those fold-out inserts. The poster side is nice, but how am I supposed to leisurely read an essay on a page the size of a world map?

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#1070 Post by swo17 » Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:30 pm

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#1071 Post by KJones77 » Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:44 pm

Great covers. Love Forty Guns and Panique especially.

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#1072 Post by DarkImbecile » Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:52 pm

The others are fine, but I love that Panique cover; adding the eyes on the crowd is a perfect touch.

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#1073 Post by mfunk9786 » Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:59 pm

Forty Guns looks... incomplete. It looks like if you ran the mouse over it on a website, the color would fill in

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#1074 Post by domino harvey » Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:00 pm

Why do all of the new covers have actors listed?

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#1075 Post by FrauBlucher » Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:03 pm

Oh that’s interesting

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