Fake Criterions: Cinephile Design Snobs Poke Fun

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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