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

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

#1376 Post by DarkImbecile » Mon Feb 04, 2019 1:59 pm

Which (decidedly modern, non-1962) skyline did they add to the background there?

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#1377 Post by Big Ben » Mon Feb 04, 2019 2:08 pm

If we're talking bad then how about his? To be added to the "Dying of an Illness Genre".

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#1378 Post by Never Cursed » Tue Feb 05, 2019 7:25 pm

An Amazon exclusive:

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

#1379 Post by Big Ben » Tue Feb 05, 2019 7:33 pm

What the hell? This looks like something I would have made in Middle School Art class. Wood carving and the like.

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

#1380 Post by soundchaser » Tue Feb 05, 2019 7:44 pm

Open Photoshop

Filters>Emboss

And now to wait for the Blu-Ray.com folks to send me their collective wallet.

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#1381 Post by Boosmahn » Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:01 pm

It isn't even embossed, which is what I thought they were going for here.

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#1382 Post by MongooseCmr » Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:11 pm

That may be the only appropriately homoerotic thing about the whole film.

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

#1383 Post by Monterey Jack » Wed Feb 06, 2019 1:10 am

Big Ben wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 2:08 pm
If we're talking bad then how about his? To be added to the "Dying of an Illness Genre".

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Reminds me of that ghastly "Fun & Flirty" DVD edition cover for 13 Going On 30 from fifteen years ago.

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Love how the oversized novelty lollypop is floating in space between Garner's fingers.

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

#1384 Post by mfunk9786 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:45 pm

What's the deal with Jason Reitman movies and terrible covers?

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Just to refresh your memory:

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#1385 Post by domino harvey » Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:46 pm

I thought that was temp art!

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

#1386 Post by mfunk9786 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:48 pm

Even the cover for Young Adult is a better idea than it is in execution, and still features that unfortunate trademark windowboxing thing:

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#1387 Post by domino harvey » Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:51 pm

Oh c'mon, that and Juno are fine, and the others are just uninspired, not bad

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

#1388 Post by mfunk9786 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:53 pm

It's much better than the covers above, but that doesn't answer why he's (I realize he isn't designing these, but that makes this an even stranger coincidence) so in love with putting an image in a box with color (or white) around it

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

#1389 Post by domino harvey » Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:55 pm

We need a ::kogonada essay to explore this deeper. "We see an image boxed in. But what are screens but boxes of images? Walls. Sides. Boxes. Image inside. Walls. Sides. Boxes. Image inside."

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#1390 Post by colinr0380 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:21 pm

I'm afraid that I can only hear that in a Mark Cousins voice.

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

#1391 Post by domino harvey » Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:01 pm

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How did we all miss the first two Word Wars?

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

#1392 Post by swo17 » Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:04 pm

I can't believe using "it's" as the possessive form won out

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

#1393 Post by DarkImbecile » Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:08 pm

Also, the ellipses after the question mark in the tagline

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

#1394 Post by bottled spider » Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:15 pm

Are they trying to market this as "family friendly"? Or are they trying to market it as a '70s exploitation film? Or are they, in the creepiest possible way, aiming for both markets at once?

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

#1395 Post by swo17 » Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:20 pm

DarkImbecile wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:08 pm
Also, the ellipses after the question mark in the tagline
For the record, I'm glad we went to war over this. We can't simply let this aggression stand

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

#1396 Post by DarkImbecile » Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:32 pm

The greatest causes require the greatest sacrifices

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

#1397 Post by mizo » Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:13 pm

domino harvey wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:01 pm
How did we all miss the first two Word Wars?
Sounds like somebody's a Minutemen fan

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

#1398 Post by Monterey Jack » Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:12 pm

^ Is that Mary Elizabeth Winstead on the cover...?

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

#1399 Post by Cameron Swift » Fri Feb 15, 2019 4:04 pm

Not sure, but certainly looks like Pierre Trudeau doing his best Putin impression.

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

#1400 Post by Cremildo » Mon Feb 18, 2019 8:40 pm

The Apartment is getting a DVD re-release here in Brazil and this is the art they came up with...

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