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

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#1726 Post by therewillbeblus » Mon Jul 20, 2020 11:22 pm

The most unforgivably lazy, and frankly revolting, part of this cover is how Hepburn's hands meet on Peck's torso, meshed together into a deformity that looks like that Futurama character's mouth. So lumpy and weird like, what the fuck it that.

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#1727 Post by 4LOM » Mon Jul 20, 2020 11:59 pm

I‘m missing Peck‘s orange suit from this old lobby card: https://movieposters.ha.com/itm/movie-p ... 03-53333.s

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#1728 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Wed Jul 22, 2020 9:35 am

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#1729 Post by CSM126 » Wed Jul 22, 2020 1:50 pm

I like how they both, in different ways, appear to be shaming the viewer. Like, “really? You’re gonna watch a movie directed by Jon Stewart?”.

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#1730 Post by blackswan » Tue Aug 25, 2020 4:04 am

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What have they done to Delphine?

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#1731 Post by Apperson » Sat Aug 29, 2020 6:20 pm

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#1732 Post by Brian C » Sun Aug 30, 2020 6:06 pm

I think I sorta like it? I mean, obviously it’s kinda terrible in multiple ways, but I just feel like I can’t stay mad at it. I guess it’s terrible in an endearing way.

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#1733 Post by domino harvey » Sun Aug 30, 2020 7:39 pm

My favorite scene in the film is when Tim Robbins asks Morgan Freeman if he can get him some Alexander the Grape

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#1734 Post by Big Ben » Sun Aug 30, 2020 7:42 pm

This is actually from the scene where they sing Purple Rain together.

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#1735 Post by Adam X » Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:11 am

Just to shine some light on how decent that cover actually is... NSFW I guess, if that's even a concern in these days of isolation.
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#1736 Post by Luke M » Mon Aug 31, 2020 3:07 pm

^^ every z-grade horror boutique release has that cover

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#1737 Post by Adam X » Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:19 am

Yeah, sometimes, but my point is that the Shawshank cover really isn't that bad, and it was posted as a comparison, not just to point out bad artwork.

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#1738 Post by Gregory » Tue Sep 01, 2020 6:37 pm

The scene depicted on the cover took place in the woods, far away from the prison fence. The cover makes it almost look like he's still inside. (If the towers are inside the prison fence, then the viewpoint on the cover is inside the prison.)

And that looks nothing like rain.

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#1739 Post by mfunk9786 » Tue Sep 01, 2020 11:10 pm

Adam X wrote:
Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:19 am
Yeah, sometimes, but my point is that the Shawshank cover really isn't that bad, and it was posted as a comparison, not just to point out bad artwork.
It's a real multitasker

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#1740 Post by Adam X » Wed Sep 02, 2020 7:13 am

Sure, ok.

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#1741 Post by Mr. Deltoid » Wed Sep 02, 2020 9:11 am

Apperson wrote:
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That Shawshank cover looks more like it's a double bill paired with Song of the South, with Morgan Freeman as 'ol uncle Remus!

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#1742 Post by Feego » Wed Sep 02, 2020 10:37 am

Freeman appears to be looking up and laughing at that fool on top of the bridge getting soaked while he's staying dry underneath. Also, why is he casting a reflection in the grass?

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#1743 Post by jazzo » Wed Sep 02, 2020 9:34 pm

Mr. Deltoid wrote:
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That Shawshank cover looks more like it's a double bill paired with Song of the South, with Morgan Freeman as 'ol uncle Remus!
Seeing the reduced image on Tapatalk, coupled with my failing eyesight, I thought someone was taking a shot at Criterion’s new Moonstruck cover. Which ain’t that bad, but it’s no family portrait, either.

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#1744 Post by domino harvey » Wed Sep 09, 2020 12:51 am

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Pauly Shore is still alive and is making movies with Julie Taylor and Steve-0

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#1745 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Fri Sep 11, 2020 12:50 pm

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#1746 Post by Pavel » Fri Sep 11, 2020 1:07 pm

Is "Dare to dream" a tagline they're really proud of, or is the film actually called The Secret Dare to Dream?

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#1747 Post by therewillbeblus » Fri Sep 11, 2020 1:33 pm

I'm too busy dreaming of getting my hands on those matching jackets

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#1748 Post by domino harvey » Fri Sep 11, 2020 2:12 pm

Pavel wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 1:07 pm
Is "Dare to dream" a tagline they're really proud of, or is the film actually called The Secret Dare to Dream?
I’m pretty sure that’s the title because “the Secret” is on there twice and I assume it’s related to that new age book about visualizing success to materialize it

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#1749 Post by dwk » Fri Sep 11, 2020 2:40 pm

The Secret Dare to Dream is also on the spine as is the other instance of The Secret. So the title looks to be The Secret The Secret Dare to Dream

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#1750 Post by therewillbeblus » Fri Sep 11, 2020 2:45 pm

There's apparently a colon in there. I just looked up what the secret is. It's pretty dumb.

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