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Old 10-06-09, 10:57 AM
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

Haha. When I saw that, I was wondering to myself "What the fuck movie is "Do You Have What It Takes?"" No way they'll go with this one.
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

It's different. It's like how Stephen King book is titled "Stephen King".
Old 10-12-09, 08:25 PM
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

DVDfile.com is showing this for the cover art now:



I think this is much easier to believe than that first posted image....
Old 10-12-09, 08:56 PM
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

i actually perfer the first image, as its more classy. where as the second image is merely the Version C one sheet.
I will be buying this its a really well done movie, and Meryl Streep nails Julia Childs perfectly there were times watching the film i thought i was really watching Julia Childs
Old 10-12-09, 09:49 PM
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

Originally Posted by WMAangel View Post
DVDfile.com is showing this for the cover art now:



I think this is much easier to believe than that first posted image....
I like that cover better personally.
Old 10-13-09, 11:20 PM
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

Originally Posted by droidguy1119 View Post
Floating heads that aren't placed under the corresponding actor's name for no reason at all
Yes, that's annoying, but I figured that was egos/agents wanting the biggest stars to be first in the listing and in the middle in the picture.
Old 10-14-09, 02:39 AM
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

Originally Posted by davidh777 View Post
Yes, that's annoying, but I figured that was egos/agents wanting the biggest stars to be first in the listing and in the middle in the picture.
Well, during contract negotiations the billing order is locked, with things like names above/below the title and in what order all being settled. Cover artists never bother to think about that when they're designing covers, which is why it always happens.
Originally Posted by WMAangel View Post
DVDfile.com is showing this for the cover art now:



I think this is much easier to believe than that first posted image....
TOLD YA!
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Additionally, I have almost no doubt they'll switch to this poster: http://www.impawards.com/2009/julie_and_julia_ver2.html
Old 10-14-09, 03:08 AM
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Originally Posted by droidguy1119 View Post
Well, during contract negotiations the billing order is locked, with things like names above/below the title and in what order all being settled. Cover artists never bother to think about that when they're designing covers, which is why it always happens.TOLD YA!
Yeah... like Danny Devito is always featured last billing (to my recollection) as "and Danny Devito as..." or just "and Danny Devito"

I'd be one of those guys if I were an actor. heh. Draw up my contract!

They should really look at the billing when they do the shots for the cover of the poster/DVD/Blu. It's really the photographer's fault for not compensating for this in most cases.
Old 10-14-09, 05:02 AM
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Yeah... like Danny Devito is always featured last billing (to my recollection) as "and Danny Devito as..." or just "and Danny Devito"

I'd be one of those guys if I were an actor. heh. Draw up my contract!

They should really look at the billing when they do the shots for the cover of the poster/DVD/Blu. It's really the photographer's fault for not compensating for this in most cases.
They don't even do shots anymore, they just take individual stills from the movie and compose them together in Photoshop. There was some photo gallery several months back illustrating how images including Clint standing in front of the car for Gran Torino and several other recent posters were taken straight out of the movie, no shoot required.
Old 10-14-09, 09:11 AM
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Really enjoyed this movie, a definite purchase regardless of the cover.
Old 10-14-09, 09:42 AM
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

Don't worry, I've contacted the studio and told them that true BD fans don't want to see the original one-sheet used as the cover for a disc.



I've also told them to make the heads bigger in their new proposed cover.
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

Originally Posted by AmityBoatTours View Post
i actually perfer the first image, as its more classy.
Nothing says classy like a good 'ol scrotum joke!
Old 10-14-09, 11:49 AM
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the testicular poster would be better for disc art
Old 10-14-09, 12:07 PM
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

Originally Posted by The Bus View Post
Don't worry, I've contacted the studio and told them that true BD fans don't want to see the original one-sheet used as the cover for a disc.
The (possibly?) new cover isn't a Photoshop bunchaheads job, though...it was just a later poster. I'd guess the eggs sheet is a teaser while the heads is the "real" poster.
Old 10-15-09, 11:55 AM
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Nothing says classy like a good 'ol scrotum joke!
"Stay classy, San Diego"

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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

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They should really look at the billing when they do the shots for the cover of the poster/DVD/Blu. It's really the photographer's fault for not compensating for this in most cases.
Why would they do that? The billing is part of the movie contract. The movie cover art is designed to best sell a movie. The two have nothing to do with each other. That being said, I do wish the billing matched the covers more.
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

sorry but i fail to see where a poster of two eggs laying next to each other has anything to do with what you say, obviously my mind is not in the gutter.
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Nothing says classy like a good 'ol scrotum joke!
Old 10-16-09, 08:02 PM
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

Originally Posted by AmityBoatTours View Post
sorry but i fail to see where a poster of two eggs laying next to each other has anything to do with what you say, obviously my mind is not in the gutter.
really, two round items nestled up against each other... below "Do you have what it takes?" doesn't suggest to you, "Do you have the balls?" No gutter needed there... besides since when has 'balls' and guts/fearlessness been a gutter topic?
Old 10-17-09, 04:37 AM
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I'm LMAO at this thread and I'm really not sure why
Old 10-17-09, 07:50 AM
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

Originally Posted by Daytripper View Post
How many people are going to think this is called "Do You Have What It Takes?".


I looked the cover over and thought, hmmm, never heard of "Do You Have What it Takes."
Old 10-17-09, 09:21 PM
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

no not really but then again i dont have a tendency to think of a part the male anatimy when i see an EGG laying next another one. but hey what do i know.
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really, two round items nestled up against each other... below "Do you have what it takes?" doesn't suggest to you, "Do you have the balls?" No gutter needed there... besides since when has 'balls' and guts/fearlessness been a gutter topic?
Old 10-18-09, 02:57 PM
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

I blame the teabaggers.
Old 05-19-10, 10:04 AM
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

Egads! I'd like to push this to the front of the line, as the worst.


Old 05-19-10, 10:08 AM
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

^ i have no problem with that cover because it looks like an old music festival poster...which is fitting.
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