Arrow Cover Art & Packaging Babble-on

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omgkitty
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Re: Arrow Cover Art & Packaging Babble-on

#226 Post by omgkitty » Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:02 pm

domino harvey wrote:
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:31 am
I was getting annoyed that no one posted the cover but were taking about it. Now I'm more annoyed that someone posted the cover. What the fuck? Arrow needs some new art directors/artists
Please, yes. I think it might legitimately be an art direction issue. I'll concede I don't like a lot of the artists they use, but even the way some of the art they do have is used is questionable and feels aimless. Compare them to other current companies like Criterion, Eureka and Powerhouse (I know Powerhouse's art director came from Eureka), whose covers are consistently great probably 90% of the time, and follow some sort of standardized template that is pleasing overall and fits in with the rest of their releases. I can't say all their releases are bad as there are a few standouts like the Female Prisoner Scorpion set and the Taisho box to name a few, but more often than not, I absolutely despise their packaging designs.

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Re: Arrow Cover Art & Packaging Babble-on

#227 Post by swo17 » Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:31 pm

Maybe Cuarón has instructed these boutique labels to only use atrocious cover art

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Boosmahn
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Re: Arrow Cover Art & Packaging Babble-on

#228 Post by Boosmahn » Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:13 pm

Somebody on /r/boutiquebluray wrote:That's a beautiful cover on Children of Men.

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Re: Arrow Cover Art & Packaging Babble-on

#229 Post by KJones77 » Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:41 pm

Boosmahn wrote:
Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:13 pm
Somebody on /r/boutiquebluray wrote:That's a beautiful cover on Children of Men.
It's not nice to mock the blind.

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Re: Arrow Cover Art & Packaging Babble-on

#230 Post by FrauBlucher » Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:10 pm

The eyeball doesn’t make any sense to me as the movie goes. If artist meant that they are watching the last pregnant woman then that is a very lazy idea (Sorry for the pun).

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