Once again, the people of the United States get jobbed. Allow me to clarify, below is the official U.S. poster for Terry Gilliam’s The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus:
If I knew nothing about this movie, this poster would totally disinterest me. It’s a horrible design–especially when you compare it to the European version (below) and the brilliant trailer. Am I the only one that finds it sad that the rest of the world gets thought-provoking media, and we get slapped in the face with the cast. Maybe I’m just talking (er, typing) crazy… I mean don’t we all like totally care about names and faces over substance and art?
Hello, World, can you PLEASE take note that not everyone in the U.S. is an idiot?! Fortunately, I am one of those non-idiots, and I won’t hold this boo-worthy studio move against the film itself. I’ll just bask in the beauty, whimsy, and mystery encapsulated in the better advertising vein until December 25th: