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Old 10-05-09, 01:56 PM
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Want to see the worst BD cover ever?



Seriously. Too many words. Most bigger than the actual film title. How many people are going to think this is called "Do You Have What It Takes?". Cute movie though. Out on 12/8.

http://www.highdefdigest.com/news/sh...r_Blu-ray/3538
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

Pass.
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

File under T for "testicles as a subliminal message".
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmm. Thank goodness I don't buy movies because of their cover.
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

I'm going to go ahead and assume that there is a "Subject to Change" notice lying around somewhere.
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Pass.
I felt the same. Mainly because it's a stinkin' Nora Ephron movie. But several guy friends I know said they were dragged to see it by their wives or girlfriends, and that they didn't hate it. So I caught a matinee of it one day and really enjoyed it. Much more than I thought I would. Streep hits another home run and look for yet another Oscar nomination.
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

No way do they keep that cover. It's terrible.
Old 10-05-09, 03:18 PM
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

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I'm going to go ahead and assume that there is a "Subject to Change" notice lying around somewhere.


Completely agree...there is NO WAY this will be the actual cover art....
Old 10-05-09, 03:35 PM
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lol wow they mustve spent alot of time coming up with that cover
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Originally Posted by Daytripper View Post
Seriously. Too many words. Most bigger than the actual film title. How many people are going to think this is called "Do You Have What It Takes?". Cute movie though. Out on 12/8.
That's what I thought the movie was called until I looked at the bottom.
Old 10-05-09, 04:31 PM
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

Oh come on. You guys love those minimalist covers. Sure, the text being too big for that tagline sucks, but otherwise I don't see how it's the worst BD cover ever. If it was Criterion you'd be eating it up (pardon the pun).
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

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File under T for "testicles as a subliminal message".
Not subliminal at all, pretty clear what those are.
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

Even if it stuck, in no way would that be even close to the worst BD cover art. Groundhog Day has worse cover art, and that's just off the top of my head; I'm sure Echo Bridge or some other extremely-low-budget distributor has had a minimum-wage graphic designer wrest a worse monstrosity from Photoshop.

Additionally, I have almost no doubt they'll switch to this poster: http://www.impawards.com/2009/julie_and_julia_ver2.html
Old 10-05-09, 05:08 PM
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

I've seen "Stripes" referred to as "I Want You" based on its cover.
Old 10-05-09, 05:18 PM
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Even if it stuck, in no way would that be even close to the worst BD cover art. Groundhog Day has worse cover art, and that's just off the top of my head; I'm sure Echo Bridge or some other extremely-low-budget distributor has had a minimum-wage graphic designer wrest a worse monstrosity from Photoshop.

Additionally, I have almost no doubt they'll switch to this poster: http://www.impawards.com/2009/julie_and_julia_ver2.html
At least "Groundhog Day" had the pictures of it's two stars on the cover. Bad pictures, yes. My point was, the casual shopper will walk right by this release as is.
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

Not too thrilled with that cover, but despite liking the movie, I doubt I'd be buying it anyhow.
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I like the cover.
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

That's not the cover...
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

No huge floating heads of main actors on the cover = no sale.
Old 10-05-09, 07:19 PM
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

Originally Posted by Skoobooz View Post
That's not the cover...

So show what you have found then.
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

Originally Posted by whotony View Post
Not subliminal at all, pretty clear what those are.
Are they trying to imply that Julia Child was a man?
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Originally Posted by Daytripper View Post
At least "Groundhog Day" had the pictures of it's two stars on the cover. Bad pictures, yes.
Now you people WANT floating heads?! Cripes.
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Now you people WANT floating heads?! Cripes.
Floating heads that aren't placed under the corresponding actor's name for no reason at all, plus awful Photoshop all over the place; icing on the cake would be if this art comes at the expense of a classic poster.
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Re: Want to see the worst BD cover ever?

Originally Posted by Daytripper View Post


Seriously. Too many words. Most bigger than the actual film title. How many people are going to think this is called "Do You Have What It Takes?". Cute movie though. Out on 12/8.

http://www.highdefdigest.com/news/sh...r_Blu-ray/3538
I was trying to remember Do You Have What It Takes and couldn't. My wife saw Julie and Julia and said it was pretty good. In any case it would only be a rental but yes it looks like testicles.
Old 10-05-09, 09:59 PM
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Now you people WANT floating heads?! Cripes.
Um, no. I said at least "Groundhog Day" showed it's stars. Didn't say it was a great cover.

Again, from a MARKETING stand point, this was the worst cover I've ever seen. I'm sure it'll change.

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