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Old 05-05-03, 08:36 PM
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Gangs of New York Cover Change

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And for reference sake, the old one

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I mean, thats AS BIG as heads can get ... right?
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Is this a joke?
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I hate it when the names listed on the cover don't match up with the face that's behind it.
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What's with Daniel's eyes?
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Old 05-05-03, 09:24 PM
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It is a little better, I dont know, I dont care for the giant heads, but I like the fight scene at the bottom better than the NY scene
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Old 05-05-03, 09:29 PM
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Originally posted by HoNuts
I hate it when the names listed on the cover don't match up with the face that's behind it.
At least with the old one, Leo's matched up. Now none of them do.

I much prefer the earlier design.
Of course, since I'm not buying this, I guess it doesn't matter.

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There eyes look demonic like some kind of horror movie..

Anybody agree??
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Old 05-05-03, 09:42 PM
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This is one I won't be getting, so that is 3 fewer "Giant Floating Heads" in my collection.
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Old 05-05-03, 09:44 PM
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I think it's better, at least the battle scene at the bottom adds a little drama to the picture. It's still pretty bad though.
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Old 05-05-03, 09:46 PM
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I didn't think it was possible to make the heads any bigger.

Hello custom cover art!
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What's with Daniel's eyes?

I believe he was supposed to have a glass eye in the movie.
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This may be the first movie that I actually print up some custom art for.
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Er.......I don't know it it's better. Those heads don't do much. THe flag is more apparent, but it's a bit too much. I guess it's acceptable.
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Why don't they just come out with a fold-out cover so they can make the heads even bigger?

I feel claustrophobic looking at that cover...
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You thought the heads were big before... well THINK AGAIN! ABOUT HEAD-SIZE!

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I like the color in the new one, but I liked the general look of the original one. Either way, those heads look like something out of MTV's Oddities. Oh, well...may be a blind buy for me unless I catch it a cheap-o theater and don't like it...
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Re: Gangs of New York Cover Change

I'm thinking either:

"Coochie coochie coo...baby's sooooo cute!"

-OR-

"We got yer pepperoni and extra cheese down here...buzz us in already."
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Originally posted by DonnachaOne
GANGS OF NEW YORK LIMITED TRICKED-OUT BIG-AS-LIFE-AND-TWICE-AS-UGLY EDITION!!!!!!!!!


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Changed perhaps because of the tattered flag.... No doubt.
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I was down with the tattered flag.
Why are two of the best films in recent years--Gangs of New York and The Pianist--given the most awful cover jobs?

Anyone know what other regions covers look like?
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Old 05-06-03, 12:37 PM
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Originally posted by FaustBos
Changed perhaps because of the tattered flag.... No doubt.
Why? The tattered flag was on the original poster, and there was no problem then.

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Originally posted by Ed Crane
Why are two of the best films in recent years--Gangs of New York and The Pianist--given the most awful cover jobs?
True... the cover for "City Of God" had better not suck.

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