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Terrible DVD/Blu-ray Cover Art — Page 15

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ray_afraid said:

That RAGE cover Paja posted got a laugh.
I assume it’s supposed to look like Cage just bombed somebody’s car, but it looks like he doesn’t yet realize that somebody’s just bombed his car.

Ha! “Do I smell barbecue…?”

ChainsawAsh disappears a lot - bkev

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Proud owner of the wizard turtle and his duck apprentice.

Pumpkin world on the Pumpkin world system by the pumpkin people in the year 13.

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Creepy CGI Cushing looks more like him than this.

“After a time, you may find that having, is not so pleasing a thing after all, as wanting. It is not logical, but it is often true.” - Spock

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The following is not a terrible cover, I just think it’s kinda funny.

DESIGNER 1: Okay, we’ve narrowed this down to two posters, which one should we use for the actual product?

DESIGNER 2: Yes.

DESIGNER 1: Okay, now we need to pick a review quote for the back that draws in potential buyers who may be daunted by the fact that this is a sequel to a 35 year old film.

DESIGNER 2: What about this review from Variety?

DESIGNER 1: You’re a genius!

Collipso is free!

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As far as I can tell, this is just the poster art, but it’s still lazy.

“After a time, you may find that having, is not so pleasing a thing after all, as wanting. It is not logical, but it is often true.” - Spock

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Doubt thou the stars are fire,
Doubt that the sun doth move,
Doubt truth to be a liar,
But never doubt I love.

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That is dreadful.

“After a time, you may find that having, is not so pleasing a thing after all, as wanting. It is not logical, but it is often true.” - Spock

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Didn’t know the Christopher Reeve remake was on DVD. Is it any good?

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Where were you in '77?

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SilverWook said:

Didn’t know the Christopher Reeve remake was on DVD. Is it any good?

Last time I watched it was a number of years ago. It’s nothing great — a pretty by-the-numbers late '90s TV movie — but I do respect it more than other modern remakes.

Doubt thou the stars are fire,
Doubt that the sun doth move,
Doubt truth to be a liar,
But never doubt I love.

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Proud owner of the wizard turtle and his duck apprentice.

Pumpkin world on the Pumpkin world system by the pumpkin people in the year 13.

JEDIT: Wrong Thread” - Paja

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paja said:

So God created Ape in His image rather than Man. Isn’t that spoiling the movie for newcomers?

Doubt thou the stars are fire,
Doubt that the sun doth move,
Doubt truth to be a liar,
But never doubt I love.

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That’s the poster boy for covers that ruin the entire movie. The person responsible should be forced to watch the Tim Burton remake on a loop. That or Time Of The Apes. 😉

originaltrilogy.com Moderator

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Have the Planet of the Apes reissued boxset, whose cover art I rather like:

also, while I appreciate that they tried to evoke the original poster for the latest standalone BD issue of the original film, that they made the cage look like a human mobile for above an ape baby’s crib is most unfortunate:

TV’s Frink said:

I would put this in my sig if I weren’t so lazy.

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SilverWook said:

The person responsible should be forced to watch the Tim Burton remake on a loop.

That movie’s so bad, simply making him watch the opening shot of Mark Wahlberg crashing in the Apraham Simian memorial just once should be sufficient punishment.

TV’s Frink said:

I would put this in my sig if I weren’t so lazy.

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I’d pay money to see Rifftrax do it live. : )

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IsanRido said:

Luckily the Blu-Ray reverts to the original poster art, but still:
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But that’s only the appetizer, it’s now time to go bananas:
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Some DeLaurentiis Kong madness, the R1 is bad:
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Albeit not as much as:
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And then there’s the sequel…
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Have a nice day!

Alas, a GOOD King Kong cover???

TV’s Frink said:

I would put this in my sig if I weren’t so lazy.

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LOL

Doubt thou the stars are fire,
Doubt that the sun doth move,
Doubt truth to be a liar,
But never doubt I love.

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You may want to twist your head on this one.

Proud owner of the wizard turtle and his duck apprentice.

Pumpkin world on the Pumpkin world system by the pumpkin people in the year 13.

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Possessed said:

Or you could have just taken the picture right. Or posted a scan of the album like everyone else

My mistake here’s the fixed.

Proud owner of the wizard turtle and his duck apprentice.

Pumpkin world on the Pumpkin world system by the pumpkin people in the year 13.

JEDIT: Wrong Thread” - Paja