(January 10, 2016) Original
January 15, 2016
From IMDb: “After failing to locate the legendary Stanley Kubrick, an unstable CIA agent (Ron Perlman) must instead team up with a seedy rock band manager (Rupert Grint) to develop the biggest con of all time-staging the moon landing.”
Poster Rating: B / B / B+
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Review: (#1-#3) These three designs all delightfully play off of 1960’s design techniques, which help establish the film’s setting effectively. They each have visual benefits, but #3 goes to great lengths to create a background that isn’t utterly sterile and is ultimately the slightly better overall design.
Trailer Rating: C- / D
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Review: (#1 & #2) Red band trailers that don’t distinguish themselves effectively from their green band variants are a waste of space. Other than a couple of choice words in the red band trailer, it doesn’t convey a distinctive view of the film, which is ultimately distracting. The film, based on an easily disproven conspiracy theory, looks like warmed over slapstick comedy without any substance or necessity.