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

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

#1 Post by Mr Sausage » Tue Apr 08, 2014 10:20 pm

Time for a new thread.

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#2 Post by The Narrator Returns » Tue Apr 08, 2014 10:28 pm

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#3 Post by domino harvey » Tue Apr 08, 2014 10:37 pm

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#4 Post by Movie-Brat » Tue Apr 08, 2014 11:13 pm

Wacky hijinks: The movie.

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I call this one, Mugshot Randy Quaid.

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#5 Post by domino harvey » Tue Apr 08, 2014 11:19 pm

Believe it or not, it's come up before in one of the earlier iterations of this thread! It truly is a timeless sort of awful

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#6 Post by Movie-Brat » Tue Apr 08, 2014 11:21 pm

domino harvey wrote:Believe it or not, it's come up before in one of the earlier iterations of this thread! It truly is a timeless sort of awful
Sorry about that. :oops:

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#7 Post by Mr Sausage » Tue Apr 08, 2014 11:39 pm

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domino harvey wrote:Believe it or not, it's come up before in one of the earlier iterations of this thread! It truly is a timeless sort of awful
Sorry about that. :oops:
No one blames you for not reading through 200 pages of covers to see if yours had been posted before.

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#8 Post by domino harvey » Tue Apr 08, 2014 11:43 pm

Yeah, it would be weirder if you did somehow know it had been posted!

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#9 Post by Gregory » Tue Apr 08, 2014 11:53 pm

Quaid's glazed-over stare suggests he's not in the middle of speaking on that cover, just sitting with his mouth hanging open.

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#10 Post by Movie-Brat » Wed Apr 09, 2014 12:10 am

domino harvey wrote:Yeah, it would be weirder if you did somehow know it had been posted!
Well, I tell you what's actually weird; I saw the film on Encore years ago. Not the entire thing, or most likely I didn't pay attention much but yeah, I knew it existed. And the embarrassing thing is, I thought it had something to do with Mars Attacks based on the title.

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#11 Post by domino harvey » Wed Apr 09, 2014 12:12 am

I'll admit to being a little curious about it since it was written by Charlie Haas, who penned two of Joe Dante's best films, Matinee and Gremlins 2: the New Batch

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#12 Post by Movie-Brat » Wed Apr 09, 2014 12:17 am

domino harvey wrote:I'll admit to being a little curious about it since it was written by Charlie Haas, who penned two of Joe Dante's best films, Matinee and Gremlins 2: the New Batch
I have read David Odell directed it to boot. From The Dark Crystal to that but then again, he did write Masters of the Universe.

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#13 Post by Kirkinson » Wed Apr 09, 2014 2:19 pm

I've been sort of curious about it, too. It's based on a novel by Fredric Brown, a prolific but now largely forgotten mystery & sci-fi author of the 40s and 50s. He's probably most famous now for the short story "Arena," which was the basis for the Star Trek episode of the same name (the original story is much, much better). I haven't read Martians, Go Home, or any of his novels, actually, but his short stories are wonderful, and often very funny.

I sort of hope I'm never curious enough to actually watch it, though.

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#14 Post by domino harvey » Wed Apr 09, 2014 10:27 pm

I accidentally clicked a banner at DVD Talk and it took me to the Amazon page for something called Knights of Badassdom, the Blu-ray for which which some producer decided should contain an extra called "Hottie Montage":

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#15 Post by Movie-Brat » Wed Apr 09, 2014 11:52 pm

Given which cut is on the Blu-Ray, that's not surprising really.

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#16 Post by Gregory » Thu Apr 10, 2014 12:20 am

I wonder if it's Eisensteinian montage, or closer to Vertovian.

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#17 Post by jindianajonz » Thu Apr 10, 2014 1:01 am

domino harvey wrote:I accidentally clicked a banner at DVD Talk
Don't lie, you were trying to google a nice hottie montage!

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#18 Post by colinr0380 » Thu Apr 10, 2014 2:01 pm

Isn't it that full lady's name? Summer Glau-Hottie, or something like that? :wink:

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#19 Post by Movie-Brat » Wed Apr 16, 2014 3:10 am

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#20 Post by feihong » Wed Apr 16, 2014 4:20 am

People who look straight at me with dour, subtly challenging insolence have never encouraged me to buy movies. Or insurance. Or Girl Scout cookies.

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#21 Post by colinr0380 » Wed Apr 16, 2014 12:52 pm

Wasn't that part of Artificial Eye's attempt to rebrand Winter's Bone as "the original Hunger Games!" or something like that? I know on its original release it had a more appropriate wintery colour scheme.

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#22 Post by domino harvey » Sun Apr 20, 2014 12:32 am

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#23 Post by Movie-Brat » Sun Apr 20, 2014 2:25 am

Is the photoshop head supposed to be part of the joke?

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#24 Post by jindianajonz » Sun Apr 20, 2014 9:41 am

I think every film that ever been broadcast should include an "as seen on TV" graphic.

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#25 Post by domino harvey » Sun Apr 20, 2014 11:07 am

I Googled "Comedian Bone" so I could see one of his routines, and to be honest, not only is he not funny, but the audience in his videos seems to agree with me. Maybe I should be a Christian stand up comic, it can't be very hard if this is my competition

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