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

#2251 Post by FrauBlucher » Sun Jan 17, 2021 5:24 pm

According to the pre-orders Memories of Murder and The Furies will be digipaks.

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#2252 Post by tenia » Sun Jan 17, 2021 6:11 pm

The Furies looks like it will still contain the Busch book so it's not surprising.

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#2253 Post by yoloswegmaster » Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:19 am

Here is the Janus touring poster for Flowers of Shanghai, which likely means that this is the bluray cover as well:

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I like the overall design and layout but I'm not a fan of the smoothening on the faces.

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#2254 Post by Pavel » Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:02 am

=;

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#2255 Post by willoneill » Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:03 pm

yoloswegmaster wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:19 am
I like the overall design and layout but I'm not a fan of the smoothening on the faces.
As I was scrolling down the large image on my screen, before I even got to your comment below it, my only thought was, "what did they do to the faces?" Gotta clean that up for the blu-ray cover. That said, I'll be buying this either way (and hopefully, god-willing, seeing it in theatre).

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#2256 Post by FrauBlucher » Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:17 pm

The hands too. I'm not sure what style they were going for

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#2257 Post by DRW.mov » Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:31 pm

This isn’t newly commissioned key art, this is just the original poster repurposed.

https://www.jposter.net/m/posters/view.asp?partid=12478

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#2258 Post by Pavel » Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:54 pm

A guide on how to take an original poster and quickly make it a million times worse, charitably speaking, with just a few changes.

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#2259 Post by Michael Kerpan » Wed Jan 20, 2021 3:02 pm

DRW.mov --

Sheesh! Why on earth would anyone think doing this was a good idea.

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#2260 Post by DRW.mov » Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:26 pm

The adjustments to the faces also aren’t new. They were similarly stylized on the french one sheet and the previous blu ray release.

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#2261 Post by Pavel » Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:41 pm

I mean, being the first to make these adjustments and seeing them elsewhere and saying "wow, what a fabulous idea, we should do this too" are equally stupid

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#2262 Post by Michael Kerpan » Wed Jan 20, 2021 8:12 pm

So ... does Photoshop have a Madame Tussaud filter?

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#2263 Post by FrauBlucher » Wed Jan 20, 2021 8:19 pm

Ha. Very good Michael

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#2264 Post by Michael Kerpan » Wed Jan 20, 2021 11:39 pm

I only come up with witty remarks like that once every few years, alas...

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#2265 Post by yoloswegmaster » Fri Jan 22, 2021 2:18 pm

Janus tour poster for Mirror:

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I really like the poster for this, but if they change the font to the one that is used on the poster for Letterboxd, then this could look even more amazing.

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#2266 Post by FrauBlucher » Fri Jan 22, 2021 2:27 pm

I like it too and will no doubt be the bluray cover. Much better than the Stalker poster and cover

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#2267 Post by Big Ben » Fri Jan 22, 2021 2:51 pm

On that note I'm under the impression that the color of the sky in this shot has been the subject of some debate. Is it indeed supposed to be pink?

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#2268 Post by CSM126 » Fri Jan 22, 2021 3:11 pm

Lovely image, boring typeface. Hopefully they improve on it for the Blu cover.

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#2269 Post by olmo » Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:43 pm

CSM126 wrote:
Fri Jan 22, 2021 3:11 pm
Lovely image, boring typeface. Hopefully they improve on it for the Blu cover.
Nah, this is font want.

It perfectly encapsulates Soviet-era Russia.

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#2271 Post by DarkImbecile » Tue Jan 26, 2021 7:09 pm

Poster for Janus’ restored director’s cut of Demonlover:

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#2272 Post by Never Cursed » Tue Jan 26, 2021 7:12 pm

In the storied tradition of this forum, awesome, I just bit the bullet and imported the Arrow blu

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#2273 Post by Pavel » Tue Jan 26, 2021 7:22 pm

The Arrow blu also has the director's cut, right? So it could still be the superior release

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#2274 Post by yoloswegmaster » Tue Jan 26, 2021 7:24 pm

Arrow only has the DC on it.

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#2275 Post by Pavel » Tue Jan 26, 2021 7:29 pm

I doubt Criterion will include anything but the DC (the other cut is the same, but slightly trimmed in order to get an R rating, no?)

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