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

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#776 Post by Feego » Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:28 pm

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Remember that scene in E.T. where they literally fly right in front of the moon and cast a shadow on it?

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#777 Post by Big Ben » Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:52 pm

I think Spielberg added that in the Special Edition because George Lucas told him to.

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#778 Post by calculus entrophy » Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:22 pm

This is why UHD is amazing, you can see all those details you never saw before. :lol:

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#779 Post by John Shade » Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:43 pm

I saw the standard blu rerelease they're putting out for ET and considered posting it too because it's also really bad. Still unrepentantly love the movie

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#780 Post by domino harvey » Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:01 pm

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#781 Post by mfunk9786 » Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:06 pm

domino harvey wrote:Image
Close the thread, give that man the $10,000

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#782 Post by Brian C » Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:18 pm

Starring Alec Guinness and two guys auditioning for Freddy Krueger.

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#783 Post by Big Ben » Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:58 pm

Why would you apply an image filter to a cover?

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#784 Post by AfterTheRain » Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:07 pm

mfunk9786 wrote:
domino harvey wrote:Image
Close the thread, give that man the $10,000
"This isn't America's Funniest Home Videos."

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#785 Post by lzx » Tue Jul 18, 2017 6:24 pm

I can't even tell which one is supposed to be William Holden.

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#786 Post by Ashirg » Tue Jul 18, 2017 7:14 pm

It's clearly guy on the left since guy on the right is Burt Lancaster...

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#787 Post by Mooney » Tue Jul 18, 2017 8:34 pm

Give some chin hairs to Alex Guinness and then you have Leon Trotsky starring in The Bridge on the River Kwai.

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#788 Post by MichaelB » Thu Jul 20, 2017 6:52 am

bottled spider wrote:Off topic, but one of the cheekiest abuses of selective quotation I've seen is the blurb on the back of a recent translation of Madame Bovary:
As soon as I read Derek Malcolm's review of A View to a Kill and clocked that the first paragraph ended with "What more could any Bond fan want?", I just knew that that phrase would end up prominently emblazoned over all the advertising - a prediction that proved to be entirely correct.

It's a shame that the review went on to itemise what more a Bond fan could want, was entitled to expect, but didn't actually get.

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#789 Post by Ribs » Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:21 am

domino harvey wrote:Image
Apparently this did well, as they've converted it to photo form:

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#790 Post by calculus entrophy » Thu Aug 10, 2017 10:50 am

Wow, UHD is so much more clear and lifelike.

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#791 Post by Mungo » Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:49 am

What, do they want to make their 4K Blus look like Twilight Time releases?

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#792 Post by domino harvey » Thu Aug 10, 2017 1:07 pm

What are those fools doing just standing in a line in outer space with their helmets off?!

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#793 Post by Ribs » Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:31 pm

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#794 Post by domino harvey » Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:39 pm

Nah, that one's good

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#795 Post by Ribs » Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:41 pm

It is weirdly disconcerting that the gray used on the background is very close to the gray used here for the background of posts, though I guess I can appreciate how it doesn't make someone immediately shudder.

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#796 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Fri Aug 11, 2017 10:50 pm

Mungo wrote:What, do they want to make their 4K Blus look like Twilight Time releases?
Making their UHD covers different than the regular Blu-rays is a good concept, even if it results in bad artwork.

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#797 Post by dx23 » Fri Aug 11, 2017 11:18 pm

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#798 Post by Big Ben » Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:02 am

I didn't realize Gal Gadot licensed her likeness to an animated film.

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#799 Post by Kirkinson » Sat Aug 12, 2017 3:00 am

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I've never heard of this director or these movies before, but I'm going to be really disappointed now if all the posters for his films going forward don't use this photo somehow. (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau's name is misspelled, too!)

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#800 Post by calculus entrophy » Sat Aug 12, 2017 3:12 am

Well....he seems to have moved on to a whole new angle: I preferred his earlier work, it had a more insightful quality.

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