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

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

#1551 Post by Godzamera » Thu Jul 25, 2019 1:48 pm

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I just wish Matt Frank could have done something, too.

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#1552 Post by soundchaser » Thu Jul 25, 2019 1:49 pm

Yeah, wow, this is absolutely stunning. Is October the best month for packaging in ages?

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#1553 Post by Boosmahn » Thu Jul 25, 2019 2:41 pm

Do we know how many pages the book is?

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#1554 Post by knives » Thu Jul 25, 2019 4:00 pm

That is a gorgeous set of covers. I'm also glad that only one decided to go memey.

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#1555 Post by dwk » Thu Jul 25, 2019 4:14 pm

Eric Skillman tweeted that the book is 10.7 x 14.4". No word on page count.

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#1556 Post by domino harvey » Thu Jul 25, 2019 4:25 pm

Not to stay on brand, but... these covers are fine, I guess, in that there's nothing wrong with them, but they certainly don't fill me with a driving need to possess the box containing them. Competent comic art like this is hardly in short supply, and the garish coloring would not be my chosen palette either

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#1557 Post by fdm » Thu Jul 25, 2019 6:04 pm

The original leaker of such details indicated it was "32 page booklet with DVDs", "spine 1 E+3".

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#1558 Post by Boosmahn » Fri Jul 26, 2019 2:38 pm

The more I look at these, the more I like them. I'm especially enamored with Godzilla Raids Again, Ghidorah, Ebirah, Destroy All Monsters, Hedorah, and the front cover. I'm not usually a fan of covers like these but they fit here.

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#1559 Post by HitchcockLang » Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:49 pm

Will all these covers even be included in the package? I know Criterion tends to create individual covers for every film in a book style boxset for their website (Bergman, Zatoichi) but those covers aren’t always physically printed with the product.

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#1560 Post by domino harvey » Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:57 pm

These “covers” are actually the illustration accompanying the opposite page of the essay for each film in the book, according to the packaging pix

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#1562 Post by Ribs » Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:50 am

Looks very classy

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#1563 Post by black&huge » Sun Jul 28, 2019 5:21 pm

Did they alter the cover and make it more blue?

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#1564 Post by cdnchris » Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:51 pm

I had issues taking the picture and had to give up, but the blues in the last photo are closer to what the finished package looks like.

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#1566 Post by Ribs » Fri Aug 02, 2019 11:53 am

Anyone pointed out the packshot for the Koker Trilogy?

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#1567 Post by movielocke » Fri Aug 02, 2019 1:02 pm

I kind of figured it would have cut outs. Will probably be half an inch deeper than standard box sets

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#1568 Post by DRW.mov » Fri Aug 02, 2019 1:47 pm

Cool! Eric Skillman said on twitter when it was announced that he had been allowed to do this one with die cuts. Can’t wait to see more detailed shots!


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#1570 Post by olmo » Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:25 am

Ribs wrote:
Fri Aug 02, 2019 11:53 am
Anyone pointed out the packshot for the Koker Trilogy?

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Gorgeous, and reminiscent of the Factory Records, Peter Saville designed albums of The Durutti Column circa 1985.

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#1571 Post by cdnchris » Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:35 pm

I'll get better photos up on this site but for now I posted these phone pics of The Koker Trilogy to Facebook. You don't need an account.

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#1572 Post by Luke M » Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:41 pm

Ambitious design and looks like they pulled it off.


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#1574 Post by soundchaser » Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:56 pm

Well, we know what’s getting the Best Packaging award this year.

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#1575 Post by Michael Kerpan » Sat Aug 10, 2019 6:09 pm

The Green Tea release is surely Criterion's most lovely Ozu release design-wise.

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