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Criterion 35mm Restoration Edition Boxset

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Hello all,

When I joined this forum recently, I was blown away at the dedication and personal involvement by so many members. I immediately fell in love with so many of the projects, restorations and artwork found beyond every click.

I recently finished my Criterion NJVC boxset based on the hard work of JMoomer, Stealthboy and Wombat_94.
With the releases of Project 4k77, 4k83 and the eventual release of 4k80, I was inspired to continue the work of the users mentioned above to create a complementary boxset to the NJVC criterion version listed in this post https://originaltrilogy.com/topic/Criterion-like-box-set-for-njvcs-custom-blu-ray-set/id/53517.

This new set will consist of 7 discs and be constructed in matching fashion. Each case will contain the TN1 project 4kxx disc, the grindhouse/silver screen equivalent and the 4k83 bonus features disc. ROTJ will contain Hamry’s grindhouse LPP as TN1 has not/will not be releasing a version.

I am by no means a talented user of photo editing software. I used the source files provided by stealthboy to serve as the platform for minor alterations. I replaced the rebel logos with imperial logos for this new set. I used additional Ralph McQuarrie artwork of high resolution not found in the other boxset. I edited the text details to match what current information I could find on the releases included. Any release not found in ISO format is being authored to blu-ray currently (ROTJ Grindhouse & the 4k83 Bonus features disc).

This project is not completed as of yet, however, I wanted to share the initial covers and gain feedback and insight as to the technical details of the releases/sources that I have missed. Your feedback is valued in completing this project.

I will share the source files as progress continues. Please do not PM me about creating a set/selling a set/etc.

Again, props to JMoomer, Stealthboy and Wombat_94. They deserve all the credit for the minor alterations I have provided.

Here are the initial Covers:

Some Possible Disc Labels:

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So far so good! Have you considered doing 3 different logos on spine? Like Star Wars would have the Rebel Logo, Empire Strikes Back has the Empire logo, and Return of the Jedi has the Jedi logo.

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Brady1138 said:

So far so good! Have you considered doing 3 different logos on spine? Like Star Wars would have the Rebel Logo, Empire Strikes Back has the Empire logo, and Return of the Jedi has the Jedi logo.

I have considered this and I think it would look great. However, because the NJVC set I just finished is all rebel logos, I kept the logos all the same for this set. I would like to create a third box set after this project that utilized different artwork and different spine logos.

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This looks amazing

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I love these! Will you also be putting out covers for the UHD version of the 4Kxx releases, rather than 1080p?

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These are really clean looking! I like these better than all of the covers I made!

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MathiasOne said:

I love these! Will you also be putting out covers for the UHD version of the 4Kxx releases, rather than 1080p?

Yes, I will make a UHD set for the 4kxx discs. I’ll start them after this set is done.

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trillary dump said:

These are really clean looking! I like these better than all of the covers I made!

I like the 3 disc set cover you did for the 4Kxx set. If I wasn’t trying to match up to the criterion set, I’d most certainly use your cover and disc art.

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EDIT: wrong forum, sorry.

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