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NEW Muppet Poster

Discussion in 'Muppet Headlines' started by bknatchbull, Jul 11, 2011.

  1. Walter

    Walter Active Member

    Maybe its a parody.. you know, The fuzzy pack, Green with Envy, they were both parodies.. It's possible that they were intentionally making it look like TS3..i mean, the one with the M is just screaming parody..
  2. Sgt Floyd

    Sgt Floyd Well-Known Member

    Aside from the glaring obviousness of something they forgot, I very much dislike the poster. Like everyone else said, there is just no life to it. And why is it so hard to pose kermit so he doesnt look like a 3 year old who did something naughty?
  3. a_Mickey_Muppet

    a_Mickey_Muppet Well-Known Member

    hey DrTooth if memory serves wasnt MCC and MTI movie posters retro illustrated too?
  4. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    That's why I put them all up a page ago...
  5. JJandJanice

    JJandJanice Active Member

    Man, I'm happy my aunt works at a movie theater. I'm TOTALLY going to be bugging her for those posters. She gave me a Tangled one not too long ago too.

    That is if it's the same one released in the US, which I very much hope it is, cause I LOVE IT. It's got a little bit of that Toy Story 3 vibe though (which is a good thing in my mind)...

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  6. Frogpuppeteer

    Frogpuppeteer Well-Known Member

    maybe its just me but i really dont see what the big problem with this poster is...oh well to each his own
    theprawncracker likes this.
  7. Duke Remington

    Duke Remington Active Member

    I think the posters are kinda cool.

    I especially like the one with the giant felt "M" in the middle.
  8. jacobsnchz

    jacobsnchz Active Member

    I am getting very pumped for this movie! :D My only thing was that Scooter's left hand looked weird... lol. But I cannot wait for this movie!
  9. beakerboy12

    beakerboy12 Well-Known Member

    I really L:flirt:VE this poster! It's awesome! I love the posers - though, I agree, some are a bit lifeless - I still love this! I also agree that it looks TS3-ish, but I still love it!

    Though, I must say... someone is missing... :sing:
  10. jacobsnchz

    jacobsnchz Active Member

    They've missed out A LOT of characters. I certainly hope that there is freakishly large movie poster banner that features EVERY SINGLE Muppet that appears in the movie!! Speaking of TS3, I hope that THE MUPPETS is just as every bit successful! :)
  11. jacobsnchz

    jacobsnchz Active Member

    I never thought about that! lol. Maybe we've got another trailer on the way!! ;)
  12. Nick22

    Nick22 Active Member

    I actually rully like this poster. I don't understand all the complaints. I'm pretty sure the quality of the movie itself is much more important than an advertising poster. And I want this poster up in my room so badly! :flirt:
    Duke Remington likes this.
  13. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    They should have done a little face lift on Piggy along with the rest of the heavy Photoshopping, but I have to admit to agreeing with this tactic. The burst of color from the use of the actual puppets and branding the Muppets name as the franchise with Kermit and the Toy Story 3 template are very wise choices. This also shows a lot of the joy missing from the teaser poster. Please hire him for at least one of the styles, Disney people!

    However, the execution here is a C+ effort. Any second-year art school student could do this. I'm not saying it's bad. Just middling. Technical rundown - there are sizing issues with Walter, Beaker and Fozzie Bear. There are mangled-looking fingers on Kermit's right hand, Janice's left hand and the flat-faced Miss Piggy's strangely stiff right arm. There's also an overuse of the burn tool over Dr. Teeth. I am okay with the teaked pupils on Kermit and the others. And hey...you gotta love a poster with Scooter right in the middle!!!! ;)

    I think Stuart's Muppet theater seat project would work much better than any of this. They should be using that right now! Disney execs, I'm sure he'd add Walter if asked! I do miss Struzan's beautiful compositions.
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  14. beaker

    beaker Well-Known Member

    Wow, that Muppet Movie poster is amazing. Heck they all look good, even the MFS one. I greatly dislike all the Muppet movie 2011 posters, sorry.
  15. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    Somehow, the giant M one looks better put together... Dr. Teeth in heavy shadow works better when he's actually BEHIND someone. Plus, I NEVER like when they alter a poser Muppet's eyes to actually look around. While there are Muppets with moving pupils, for the most part, they're focused in the middle, and any movement and eye focus is an illusion brought on by the puppeteer's performance.

    I don't like that they had to make this the TS3 poster, since I never really dug that one either... as far as TS3 posters go...

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    and
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    are both far superior, and manage to capture the action of the film, rather than "Look at all the collectible Pokemon!" And while I love the idea of having all these rare classic characters on the poster, I really think it boarders on the territory of the
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    Only, much better looking.
  16. zns

    zns Active Member

    This is going to be the best Thanksgiving ever. And I just thought of something, what if something like the Macy's Parade would do some sort of tribute to the Muppets in the parade this year to promote the film? Just a shot in the dark. ;)
  17. Frogpuppeteer

    Frogpuppeteer Well-Known Member

    you know i dont think that idea is to farfetched..Macys and muppets have done things in the past before, i could see something happening this year
  18. douggy

    douggy Member

    This poster is terrible. Sorry but it really is, looks like it's been knocked out in half hour.
    For starters half the muppets look wrong. It doesn't take long in photoshop to alter the eyes so they don't look dead, takes 2 minutes. Who's running the show here?
    The muppets don't even look like the muppets, they look like some replicas that turn up on ebay (the new photos anyway) seen that same dr teeth photo a billion times.
  19. douggy

    douggy Member

    Dear Disney..

    get all the muppet puppets, get them a room (like they used to), set up a scene, so they all look alive and are having fun interacting ( The dynamic within the muppets is very important..take note), set up some lights (not shadows in photoshop..no no) and hire someone who can hold a camera and take some nice photos.

    OR

    Just ask Struzan.

    Or maybe lean out the window and ask the guys at Pixar to give you a hand. They know what they're doing, you certainly don't.
    frogboy4 likes this.
  20. Phillip

    Phillip Administrator Staff Member



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