Criterion & Eclipse Cover Art & Packaging Babble-on Vol. 7

The scuttlebutt on Criterion, Eclipse, and Janus Films. Lists and polls are STRONGLY discouraged.
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#501 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Sat Sep 16, 2017 3:02 pm

Neither here nor there on Election but "Reading. Writing. Revenge" should be considered one of the all-time great tag-lines.

I preferred the old Monterey artwork to be honest.

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#502 Post by cdnchris » Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:37 am


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#503 Post by dwk » Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:27 pm

I think Sean Phillips might be doing the Night of the Living Dead art. He posted the following wip late last month and he liked this tweet today:
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#504 Post by Magic Hate Ball » Wed Sep 20, 2017 5:30 pm

swo17 wrote:Image
Thanks! I hate it. Actually kind of extra-disappointing because this really cried out for a cool faux election poster or something like that.

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#505 Post by swo17 » Wed Sep 20, 2017 5:32 pm

Like by Shepard Fairey maybe?

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#506 Post by Magic Hate Ball » Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:33 pm

Or even in the style of an actual high school election poster, or something with those buttons she makes.

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#507 Post by Morbii » Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:35 pm

dwk wrote:I think Sean Phillips might be doing the Night of the Living Dead art. He posted the following wip late last month and he liked this tweet today:
Despite my dislike for hand drawn art that is obviously hand drawn, that looks pretty good.

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#508 Post by cdnchris » Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:06 am


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#509 Post by Boosmahn » Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:04 am

I love the Barry Lyndon disc art!

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#510 Post by mfunk9786 » Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:34 am

Yeah - I could be grouchy that Barry Lyndon isn't in a digipak, but it's hard to be when they executed everything so damn beautifully

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#511 Post by dwk » Fri Sep 29, 2017 11:20 am

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#512 Post by Graphist » Fri Sep 29, 2017 8:18 pm

Does anyone know if the Blu re-release for It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World comes in a slimmer digipak or a plastic case? And does it include the same extras and printed materials? Thanks

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#513 Post by Minkin » Sat Sep 30, 2017 8:34 am

Graphist wrote:Does anyone know if the Blu re-release for It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World comes in a slimmer digipak or a plastic case? And does it include the same extras and printed materials? Thanks
I'm not finding much info online about this, but the Criterion UK edition (which is blu only) is in a plastic case, so I'd think it highly likely that the separate DVD / Blu editions are plastic cases as well. The printed material should easily fit in a plastic case, so I wouldn't expect them to have skimmed anything down.

If you're looking for the Dual Format, its still available on Criterion's website and there will be a flash sale within the next couple weeks.

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#514 Post by cdnchris » Sun Oct 01, 2017 1:22 am


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#515 Post by swo17 » Sun Oct 01, 2017 2:04 am

Most interesting thing about that seems to be how the light reflects against the cellophane.

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#516 Post by Graphist » Mon Oct 02, 2017 5:17 am

Thanks, Minkin.

I’m not into the DFs. Prefer just standalone Blus.

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#517 Post by dwk » Tue Oct 03, 2017 12:11 pm

Some more zombies from Sean Phillips
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#518 Post by Luke M » Wed Oct 04, 2017 10:22 am

swo17 wrote:Most interesting thing about that seems to be how the light reflects against the cellophane.
I’m curious if that’s intentional and part of the design?

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#519 Post by KJones77 » Wed Oct 04, 2017 10:38 am

Luke M wrote:
swo17 wrote:Most interesting thing about that seems to be how the light reflects against the cellophane.
I’m curious if that’s intentional and part of the design?
Definitely intentional. Having seen the film,
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the ghosts usually first appear as that white blob/reflection
. It's a nice touch in the design for sure.

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#520 Post by zedz » Wed Oct 04, 2017 6:08 pm

cdnchris wrote:Personal Shopper
The image they used on the booklet is way more evocative than the one on the cover and could have been the basis for a much better cover treatment.

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#521 Post by Minkin » Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:09 am

Janus poster for The Other Side of Hope:

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#522 Post by swo17 » Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:27 pm

Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

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#523 Post by knives » Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:29 pm

That's a surprisingly grammatically conscious piece of graffiti.

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#524 Post by Apperson » Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:35 pm

I love how the G.W Pabst films invert the font for the title and the director credit.

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#525 Post by Luke M » Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:37 pm

The Breakfast Club looks like one of those fake covers people would make of films they’d want to see in the Collection.

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