Fake Criterions: Cinephile Design Snobs Poke Fun

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We are all eternally grateful to the Criterion Collection for their elegantly designed and packaged releases of cinema's greatest works, but that doesn't mean we can't have a little fun with the brand. Fake Criterions on Tumblr does just that, collecting fabulously designed DVD covers created by fans -- for films that are not actually distributed  by the Criterion Collection. For example, this cover for Nicolas Cage's Drive Angry 3D, designed by Tumblr user newwavecrashing:


 

An apocryphal French release of Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle, by vargtimmen


 1989 movie The Wizard, starring Fred Savage, by thealchemist:


Comedy classic, Spaceballs, by thelucre


James Franco and Seth Rogen's Pineapple Express, by maurader:


To see more Fake Criterions, or to submit your own design, go to FakeCriterions.Tumblr.com
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