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3.0 out of 5 stars Terrible Cover, 23 May 2014
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This review is from: A Hard Day's Night: 50th Anniversary Restoration [Blu-ray] (Blu-ray)
What on earth has that cover got to do with AHDN? Of all the great imagery connected to the film we get this? Four ugly paintings,looking very little like The Beatles - hopefully before release, someone will have a re-think.
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Initial post: 24 May 2014 16:02:03 BDT
Hopefully it's just an outer cover that can go straight into the re-cycling box!

In reply to an earlier post on 24 May 2014 17:01:56 BDT
P. Davies says:
I'd like to think you're right but I've got a feeling this is the main cover they're inflicting on us. Other countries are using a variety of different covers - none are perfect but all are better than this thing. (By the way, my post should have read - looking NOTHING like The Beatles)

Posted on 24 May 2014 18:40:24 BDT
John Cooper says:
I agree,I will by the US Criterion release unless they change this horrible cover and that is £10 more :(

Posted on 24 May 2014 19:31:03 BDT
Avatouir says:
I didn't know Stallone was in the Beatles

Posted on 26 May 2014 14:12:16 BDT
Daryl says:
Agreed, it's an awful cover! I'm going to buy the US Criterion release instead simply because this cover sucks.

In reply to an earlier post on 27 May 2014 11:18:00 BDT
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In reply to an earlier post on 27 May 2014 11:27:54 BDT
Alan Thomas says:
It's appropriate that you're buying the American release when you say this cover "sucks". Nevertheless, I cannot understand why they didn't stick to the original album/dvd cover. Hopefully, this ugly poster art is only on the outer sleeve.

In reply to an earlier post on 27 May 2014 16:05:22 BDT
The cover of the Criterion release, while being FAR more in keeping with the spirit of the movie, is unfortunately only region A, according to Blu-ray.com, who've never been wrong with the region codings of any Blu-ray title I have ever purchased.

In reply to an earlier post on 28 May 2014 08:06:10 BDT
Agnes Andrea says:
Interesting review and interesting comments.
I agree with your remarks on the cover, which is awful and has nothing to do with the film itself. What's wrong with these people??
I was wondering about the encoding of the Criterion myself, and as Douglas has already answered, I'm afraid it's going to be a Region A.

There's another thing I've noticed, comparing the version here to the Criterion one on Amazon.com: the latter seems to have, within the extras, Richard Lester's short film "the Running Jumping and Standing Still Film" with Peter Sellers, which I don't see listed here.
I don't know if there are other differencies between the two versions.
Cheers

In reply to an earlier post on 28 May 2014 09:46:52 BDT
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