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

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

#2001 Post by aox » Wed Jul 15, 2020 4:08 pm

domino harvey wrote:
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At quick glance I really thought they were releasing Caddyshack.

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#2002 Post by mfunk9786 » Wed Jul 15, 2020 4:46 pm

For the sake of keeping this thread on topic, discussion of whether or not the Parasite cover constitutes a spoiler for the film or not (note: if you're just discussing the cover itself it can and should still go within this cover art thread) moved to its own thread

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#2003 Post by felipe » Wed Jul 15, 2020 6:19 pm

Pierrot Le Fou had a great cover. The new one is so bland...

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#2004 Post by Rupert Pupkin » Wed Jul 15, 2020 11:09 pm

I guess that the "Claudine" cover/artwork was done by the one who is behind the W.F Fassbinder series "Eight Hours Don't Make A Day" (which I like quite a bit) ?
at the first time when I saw the "Claudine" typography/font I was think about a movie like "Justine" or "Emmanuelle"... :oops:

I regret the good old OOP "Pierrot Le Fou"... had the peluche pet be replaced by the cute fox (or is it a fennec) table scene that would have been so cute...

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#2005 Post by DRW.mov » Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:39 am

Rupert Pupkin wrote:
Wed Jul 15, 2020 11:09 pm
I guess that the "Claudine" cover/artwork was done by the one who is behind the W.F Fassbinder series "Eight Hours Don't Make A Day" (which I like quite a bit) ?
at the first time when I saw the "Claudine" typography/font I was think about a movie like "Justine" or "Emmanuelle"... :oops:

I regret the good old OOP "Pierrot Le Fou"... had the peluche pet be replaced by the cute fox (or is it a fennec) table scene that would have been so cute...
Claudine’s cover was done by Alphaville design (aka Tony Stella and Midnight Marauder), meanwhile Eight Hours was illustrated by Sam Hadley (Now Voyager, Polyester)

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#2006 Post by dwk » Thu Jul 16, 2020 10:21 pm

According to a post on reddit, Criterion confirmed vie email that Parasite is going to be a digipak with a die-cut outerslip.

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#2007 Post by Yaanu » Fri Jul 17, 2020 10:11 pm

dwk wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 10:21 pm
According to a post on reddit, Criterion confirmed vie email that Parasite is going to be a digipak with a die-cut outerslip.
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#2009 Post by domino harvey » Sat Jul 25, 2020 10:57 am

Still ugly, but now also expensive to manufacture

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#2010 Post by Walter Kurtz » Sat Jul 25, 2020 3:10 pm

Parasite is one of the great packaging designs in the Criterion canon. The digipak has the original graphic and the die-cut slipcover contains the black wording on white that mimics the black on white credits on the theatrical release poster. Not to mention the morse code of course.

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#2011 Post by tenia » Sat Jul 25, 2020 5:15 pm

Describing how someone baked a dish by using every item he could find instead of taking a decision as what to cook precisely doesn't make the dish more digest to eat.

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#2012 Post by FrauBlucher » Sat Jul 25, 2020 5:48 pm

Walter Kurtz wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 3:10 pm
Parasite is one of the great packaging designs in the Criterion canon.
One of the most hyperbolic statements made in the history of the Criterion canon

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#2013 Post by yoloswegmaster » Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:26 pm

Found a size comparison between the Bergman and Varda boxsets on twitter:

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