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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#776 Post by tenia » Wed May 02, 2018 4:48 am

While I understand how the older cover might have been seen as seen multiple times already, I'm not very fond of this lazy-looking "still + filter" cover.

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#777 Post by criterionsnob » Wed May 02, 2018 8:53 am

I always liked this poster. Slap a wacky C on it and call it a day.

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#778 Post by headacheboy » Thu May 03, 2018 7:02 am

My apologies. No wonder I couldn't find info about the new cover, I was looking in the wrong place! (I deleted my post asking about the new cover since I see someone already did that 1 May (and did so in the proper place.)
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#779 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Thu May 03, 2018 7:28 am

At least it's keeping the original poster font.

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#780 Post by HitchcockLang » Thu May 03, 2018 9:38 am

To me, it looks like one of those generic place holder covers like they use for Amazon Digital and FilmStruck before a physical release has been designed.

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#781 Post by Boosmahn » Thu May 03, 2018 6:21 pm

Seems like some DVD titles have gotten updated covers. Anyone else spot more?

I Am Curious... (not sure if this is new):

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Pickup on South Street (on backorder, available May 28):

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Stray Dog (on backorder, available May 28):

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#782 Post by ng4996 » Thu May 03, 2018 6:30 pm

Ran as well

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#783 Post by Big Ben » Thu May 03, 2018 6:56 pm

Kurosawa is an easy sell. I don't see the change for Ran though. I still have the OOP version and the one on the site doesn't look any different from what I remember.

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#784 Post by ng4996 » Thu May 03, 2018 7:10 pm

It shows up with the wacky C for me on mobile, and there's a link someone posted on reddit that shows it updated as well. I suppose it could be a mistake?

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#785 Post by Big Ben » Thu May 03, 2018 7:16 pm

ng4996 wrote:It shows up with the wacky C for me on mobile, and there's a link someone posted on reddit that shows it updated as well. I suppose it could be a mistake?
I imagine they've got some things to work out. I believe you one hundred percent. I don't know how hostile Studio Canal is but I remember the animosity towards them when they took a whole bunch of titles back with them.

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#786 Post by Ribs » Thu May 03, 2018 7:23 pm

It's probably just left over in the database from when the BD was announced ten years ago, similar to why CHUD is popping up.

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#787 Post by sir_luke » Thu May 03, 2018 9:48 pm

Wow, I guess I (fortunately) forgot about it, but that Pickup On South Street cover is a sub-Twilight Time atrocity.

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#790 Post by mfunk9786 » Tue May 15, 2018 1:01 am

Obligatory "the booklet is so much better" for both of those!

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#791 Post by FrauBlucher » Tue May 15, 2018 3:21 pm

The insert imagery is pretty nice.

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#792 Post by swo17 » Tue May 15, 2018 4:18 pm

Image Image Image Image Image

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#793 Post by kcota17 » Tue May 15, 2018 4:21 pm

The Tree of Life the worst cover since Cries and Whispers

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#794 Post by Big Ben » Tue May 15, 2018 4:22 pm

Laughing hysterically at The Tree of Life cover.

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#795 Post by Drucker » Tue May 15, 2018 4:22 pm

I almost never give a shit about covers but yes dear god Tree of Life is terrrrrrrrrible.

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#796 Post by The Narrator Returns » Tue May 15, 2018 4:22 pm

I was shocked that Tree of Life was a Kellerhouse, usually he does much better than that.

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#797 Post by Ribs » Tue May 15, 2018 4:28 pm

Real excited for T he Tree o f Li fe by T e r re n ce M al ick

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#798 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Tue May 15, 2018 4:29 pm

I like it

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#799 Post by mfunk9786 » Tue May 15, 2018 4:29 pm

Big Ben wrote:Laughing hysterically at The Tree of Life cover.
Likewise. What a delightful development

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#800 Post by Roger Ryan » Tue May 15, 2018 4:33 pm

mfunk9786 wrote:
Big Ben wrote:Laughing hysterically at The Tree of Life cover.
Likewise. What a delightful development
If you're going to do "big heads", that's the way to do it. Still, the weird text kerning is annoying.

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