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4K restoration on Star Wars — Page 277

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At least they’re not the awful “Faces” covers this time.

For my ally is the Force and a powerful ally, it is.

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At least Spaceballs spoofed the faces covers too.

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I can see your Face is as big as mine! 😎

Funny. If they really wanted to spoof the Faces covers they could have used a Spaceball trooper instead of Barf.

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John Candy was probably guaranteed a spot on every poster by contract.

a trolling bantha

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I was disappointed that they didn’t keep the merchandising gag going on DVD and Blu-Ray covers.

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Yeah, they almost nailed it. It’s one of my favorite running gags, and it should have been a no brainer to keep it going.

So somebody better make sure the next release is Spaceballs: The 4k! 😉

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Rodney-2187 said:

John Williams is still working on Star Wars. Someone get Drew Struzan to make new cover art for the boxed set.

Drew Struzan is permanently retired, don’t even bother asking, he’ll say no.

I would love to see him do the prequels and sequels much like his star wars trilogy special editions, as well as RO and SOLO. That will never happen.

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In the Art of Drew Struzan he talks about the realization that this type of work is basically dead, when he was asked to work on Hellboy because Del Toro wanted him… but the studio didn’t want something that “looked like a movie they’d seen before”. Creative types want it but bean counters don’t.

So not only is Spaceballs on Blu-ray while the OOT isn’t… but now it has better artwork than SW too.

Yub Nub for life

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The 4k UHD artwork for TLJ and Solo pretty much matched their respective poster art IIRC, so unless Disney reissues those with different artwork to match whatever they do with the covers of the other films (as they have for next month’s bd releases) then it would make sense to go with the theatrical poster art for I-VI and TFA and RO when they eventually hit 4k.

I also think there’s a chance they might just commission new artwork yet again for those other eight movies so that they’ll better match the 4k artwork for TLJ and Solo and whatever they end up doing for TRoS.

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Mocata said:

It’s not like they had any new art lying around…oh…

they really gotta use this for the steelbooks.

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Mocata said:

It’s not like they had any new art lying around…oh…

Oh wow, Pierce Brosnan as Thrawn?

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I’d like it if the box art resembled the Jedi texts from TLJ.

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Does the recent D+ teaser contain the altered or unaltered versions?

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And, presumably, from seeing quite a few shops in your time.

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I personally think Kyle Lambert would be an excellent choice to commission new artwork for a box set. His artwork is very reminiscent in style to Struzan, and his work is kinda hot right now with Stranger Things being really big at the moment.

I loved the Jurassic Park poster he did, as well as the Super 8 poster and the cover art for the Jumanji 4k Blu-ray.