Fake Criterion Covers

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Rick Brands
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Re: Fake Criterion Covers

#1076 Post by Rick Brands » Thu May 27, 2010 10:16 pm

That's why I didn't put 'deer' in capitals, to emphasize the 'hunting' part; I believe the film's title is a highly astute metaphor between war (deer hunting, through which the protagonists meet or - more specifically - bond), and friendship (between two friends in war, and how they react differently to the situation - again a very important scene that returns to the earlier one where De Niro neglects to kill the deer because of some inexplicable bond he feels with it). This whole movie seems to be a mirror to itself and its main characters; hence, the pseudo-symmetry.

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Re: Fake Criterion Covers

#1077 Post by klee13 » Fri Jun 04, 2010 7:02 pm

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Re: Fake Criterion Covers

#1078 Post by Magic Hate Ball » Sun Jun 06, 2010 10:04 am

I get what you're going for, but the cover doesn't look quite right, it almost resembles more of a postcard. Maybe a two-part image would work better? The film is very kinetic and that doesn't quite get the basic mood of it across.

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Re: Fake Criterion Covers

#1079 Post by zedz » Mon Jun 07, 2010 11:32 pm

Beautiful and witty lobby-card design there - not much you can do about the aspect ratio of the DVD case!

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Re: Fake Criterion Covers

#1080 Post by Guido » Tue Jun 08, 2010 10:50 pm

Got lazy on the back cover (I can't modify the template text without paying $60 to Hoefler & Frere-Jones for the font).

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Re: Fake Criterion Covers

#1081 Post by zedz » Tue Jun 08, 2010 11:11 pm

I think that constitutes cruel and unusual punishment. Bravo!

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Re: Fake Criterion Covers

#1082 Post by Jean-Luc Garbo » Wed Jun 09, 2010 11:43 am

FUCK YES!! (hand clapping emoticon here) Superb cover!

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Re: Fake Criterion Covers

#1083 Post by primolandia » Tue Jun 15, 2010 3:45 am

Here's a little somethin' somethin' I whipped up to house my Laserdisc transfer.

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Re: Fake Criterion Covers

#1084 Post by dad1153 » Tue Jun 15, 2010 2:52 pm

Nice! :D

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Re: Fake Criterion Covers

#1085 Post by Magic Hate Ball » Tue Jun 15, 2010 5:18 pm

Cute barcode.

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Re: Fake Criterion Covers

#1086 Post by primolandia » Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:11 am

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Re: Fake Criterion Covers

#1087 Post by MyNameCriterionForum » Sun Jun 20, 2010 8:08 pm

OMFG hilarious

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Re: Fake Criterion Covers

#1088 Post by colinr0380 » Mon Jun 21, 2010 9:33 am

Now those are truly inspirational fake covers! The extra features show some very dark humour - my favourite kind!

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Re: Fake Criterion Covers

#1089 Post by klee13 » Mon Jun 21, 2010 11:43 am

Holy shit! Now that's what I call dedication to a joke.
:shock: Those extras! :lol:

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Re: Fake Criterion Covers

#1090 Post by Finch » Mon Jun 21, 2010 12:29 pm

"Rare publicity photos of grindhouse theater seat stains"

You owe me a new keyboard.

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Re: Fake Criterion Covers

#1091 Post by LQ » Mon Jun 21, 2010 12:43 pm

Wow. That is the best post this thread has ever seen, primolandia.

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Re: Fake Criterion Covers

#1092 Post by Magic Hate Ball » Mon Jun 21, 2010 1:51 pm

"Vintage unrelated newsreel footage of a baby choking on a penny" is my favorite.

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Re: Fake Criterion Covers

#1093 Post by dad1153 » Tue Jun 22, 2010 3:33 pm

'A 99-minute exclusive new interview with Wishman's decaying corpse' #-o

Thumbs up, that's dedication to the spirit of the premise! :P One small caveat: no FAKE spine numbers!
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Re: Fake Criterion Covers

#1094 Post by aox » Tue Jun 22, 2010 3:39 pm

dad1153 wrote: One small caveat: no spine numbers!
these aren't real.

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Re: Fake Criterion Covers

#1095 Post by dad1153 » Tue Jun 22, 2010 3:44 pm

Perfection is a bitch! :wink: Fixed my post anyway, thanks!

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Re: Fake Criterion Covers

#1096 Post by primolandia » Thu Jun 24, 2010 1:41 pm

Here's another CC Wishman so you can re-wrap your SWV release.
(It's not as dark as the other ones...)

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Re: Fake Criterion Covers

#1097 Post by dad1153 » Thu Jun 24, 2010 3:44 pm

'Drive-In Adult Book Pitch' #-o :P

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Re: Fake Criterion Covers

#1098 Post by primolandia » Fri Jun 25, 2010 1:56 am

All the extras are straight from the SWV release.
I just get a chuckle from using the Chris Marker cover as the basis.

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Re: Fake Criterion Covers

#1099 Post by Rick Brands » Fri Jun 25, 2010 8:55 am

Went simple for this one, meant for a Back to the Future trilogy box:

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Re: Fake Criterion Covers

#1100 Post by klee13 » Mon Jun 28, 2010 6:11 pm

More experiments with turning things that aren't DVD covers into DVD covers:

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Though I just realized that I may have subconsciously stolen the idea from the posters for David Fincher's latest. #-o

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