Worst DVD Covers...ever! (Part 4)

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#926 Post by Big Ben » Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:08 pm

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Finally the X-Files/Handmaid's Tale mash up I've been waiting for!

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#927 Post by Gregory » Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:31 pm

I should definitely see that, as I love all cultural phenomena.
"A cultural phenomenon." —Scott Feinberg
That's an endorsement? "A cultural phenomenon." So were dabbing and fidget spinners.

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#928 Post by swo17 » Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:40 pm

If you haven't already, you should definitely take the opportunity to see someone dab.

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#929 Post by Gregory » Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:43 pm

On my internet I have indeed seen a young blond gent "dab on them haters," as he put it, and it was indeed phenomenal.

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#930 Post by swo17 » Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:47 pm

I saw someone doing it in person once. It was sublime.

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#931 Post by Big Ben » Tue Jan 09, 2018 6:01 pm

You can actually play a game where you dab and use fidget spinners at the same time.

The thing about pull quotes is that they always seem to be about catching the eye rather than always supplying lucidity. "A cultural phenomenon" is pretty catchy but when actually taken seriously it could most certainly apply if you want it to, to the absolute worst things imaginable. This is not as bad as the Blade Runner 2049 stuff though.

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#932 Post by domino harvey » Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:28 pm

Nothing wrong with that?

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#933 Post by Cremildo » Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:46 pm

It's not that this is particularly atrocious - it's just that the movie had one of the best theatrical posters of 2017 and they went for this instead.

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#934 Post by Gregory » Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:54 pm

Yeah, a few moments that can leave you breathless. The Variety review was mixed at best, describing it as an largely unimpressive by-the-numbers rehash of his past films (i.e., the easy go-to criticism of every Allen film since the ’80s).
More honest and accurate pull quote:
There are moments—not many, but a few—that color in the characters’ experiences in a way that can leave you breathless.

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#935 Post by dx23 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:52 pm

Cremildo wrote:It's not that this is particularly atrocious - it's just that the movie had one of the best theatrical posters of 2017 and they went for this instead.

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I had a breathless moment when I saw that Jim Belushi had the leading credit on a Woody Allen film, over Kate Winslet of all people.

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#936 Post by knives » Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:55 pm

It's alphabetical.

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#937 Post by dx23 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:54 pm

knives wrote:It's alphabetical.
Jim Belushi should never go before Kate Winslet, even if they want to go with alphabetical order.

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#938 Post by domino harvey » Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:00 pm

May the Belushssance never die

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#939 Post by Brian C » Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:13 pm

Alphabetical, eh? Finally, Jim’s caught a break based on his last name.

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#940 Post by The Narrator Returns » Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:21 pm

He'll get the same bump as the lead of Irrational Man, Jamie Blackley.

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#941 Post by The Narrator Returns » Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:41 am

Also, getting back to the cover, couldn't they have found a better picture of Justin Timberlake than one where he looks like he just accidentally bit into a pepper?

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#942 Post by PfR73 » Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:07 pm

The Narrator Returns wrote:Also, getting back to the cover, couldn't they have found a better picture of Justin Timberlake than one where he looks like he just accidentally bit into a pepper?
He's been left breathless!

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#943 Post by Apperson » Mon Jan 22, 2018 2:05 pm

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#944 Post by Big Ben » Mon Jan 22, 2018 5:38 pm

I didn't realize Arrival was made in the late eighties on a Roger Corman budget.

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#945 Post by Murdoch » Thu Jan 25, 2018 7:43 pm

I actually like that cover, even if it doesn't match the film well.

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#946 Post by Ribs » Thu Jan 25, 2018 7:54 pm

It's part of yet another stupid steelbook uniform re-release wave, this time of prominent Paramount titles.

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#947 Post by McCrutchy » Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:54 am

I love EuroArts and their classical music Blu-rays, but this is probably not the best way to indicate Joyce DiDonato is in this concert:

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#948 Post by Boosmahn » Sat Jan 27, 2018 1:24 pm

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The Vanishing of Floating Heads

Why couldn't they just use the poster?

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#949 Post by The Elegant Dandy Fop » Sat Jan 27, 2018 2:06 pm

I’m not the biggest A24 fan, but will admit they have a great graphic design team. It’s a shame that Lionsgate always takes a big shit on their great posters with their home video releases.

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Re: Worst DVD Covers...ever! (Part 4)

#950 Post by mfunk9786 » Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:44 am

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The all-star cast is led by Christian Slater (Mr. Robot, Archer, True Romance) in his DC Universe Movies debut as the voice of Deadshot, who heads "Task Force X" alongside Billy Brown (How To Get Away With Murder) as Bronze Tiger, Liam McIntyre (Spartacus: War of the Damned, The Flash) as Captain Boomerang, Kristin Bauer van Straten (True Blood, Once Upon a Time) as Killer Frost, Gideon Emery (Teen Wolf) as Copperhead, Tara Strong (Batman: The Killing Joke) as Harley Quinn and their "boss," Vanessa Williams (Ugly Betty, Desperate Housewives) as Amanda Waller. Villainous forces in the film include C. Thomas Howell (Outcast, The Outsiders, Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox) as Zoom, Dania Ramirez (Devious Maids, Heroes, Once Upon a Time) as Scandal Savage, James Urbaniak (Difficult People, The Venture Bros.) as Professor Pyg, Julie Nathanson (The Zeta Project, Beverly Hills 90210) as Silver Banshee and Jewelee, and Jim Pirri (Injustice 2) as Vandal Savage & Vertigo.
Could you imagine watching this under any circumstances

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