Monday, January 3, 2011

Stanley Kubrick's Lord of the Rings, Starring the Beatles

Here are all of the entries for this month's art contest with the most recent entries at the top. I'm having a bit of trouble picking a winner - - I've asked three people for their thoughts and all three picked a different entry. So, please help me out and tell me which one you like the most. Non-anonymous comments, please.



Joe D!. (He also put together a remix of Sgt. Pepper and Lux Aeterna from The Two Towers.)



Shane Parker.




Pauline Acalin.



Glenn G. Amspaugh.



Kristin Haffey.



Jason Chalker.




Helder Silva.



Dean Reeves.




Dean Reeves.




Carlos Melgares.



Cormac McEvoy.



Shane Parker.




Chris Furniss.



Tim Lemire.



Mike Groves.

*Buy Yellow Submarine toys at eBay.

51 comments:

  1. Shane Parker, the Kubrick poster. Original and nice. I would buy it!

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  2. Mike Groves is genius. All are great!

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  3. Would be between Dean Reeves and Shane Parker for me. Both are equally brilliant and would be right at home with my LOTR collection.

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  4. Mike Groves made me LOL ... WIN!

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  5. so many of them are creative & many are very funny, but jason chalker has my vote. if you told me that this long lost kubrick x fab four x tolkien film existed and showed me jason's poster, i might actually (almost) believe you. and if the film had existed, jason's poster would make me want to see the film.

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  6. Mike Groves. Blends the two themes in a hilarious way! :)

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  7. Pauline Acalin! an original concept.

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  8. Pauline Acalin! Love the style. The top 3 are all great though.

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  9. Mike Groves - Creepy and hysterical, all in one. :)

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  10. Shane Parker first one.
    Amazing all of them.

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  11. Pauline Acalin in my opinion, while many are great it's more simplistic towards both the band & movie. Some of the others feel too cluttered to me.

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  12. Cormac McEvoy - the Yoko picture did it for me

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  13. Such a great case of Quality over quantity. Amazing. The range of concepts is as impressive as how well they all came out. I cannot pick one. Shane and Mike can split my vote.

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  14. Cormac McEvoy- love the John Lennon

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  15. Cormac McEvoy - love it!

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  16. Cormac McEvoy. Like the little yellow submarine :)

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  17. Jason Chalker's entry gets my vote.

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  18. Shane Parker's movie poster, hands down. I kind of like mine, too. ;)

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  19. Cormac McEvoy~'Yellow Submarine'...perfect! :)

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  20. Cormac McEvoy for sure! Awesomeness....

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  21. Shane Parker. Great use of colors to be at once eye-catching and appropriately dark and foreboding in tone, as befits the films themselves. Clever incorporation of the notion of "rings" in the poster both literally, around Paul's neck, and figuratively, as homage to Kubrick. And perhaps most importantly of all...you can RECOGNIZE The Beatles themselves in the artwork instantly and can guess what parts they will come to play in the film by mere placement on the poster or facial expression alone! In short - a poster not played for laughs, but instead very adventerous and mysterious in nature and that actually made me WANT to see the film in question. Very impressive work, I have to say.

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  22. @The Shepherd: You said, "you can RECOGNIZE The Beatles themselves in the artwork instantly and can guess what parts they will come to play in the film by mere placement on the poster or facial expression alone!"

    The only problem with this statement, is that, in this art, the Beatles are not the characters they would have played.

    Great poster! However, not correct.

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  23. Well, nevermind my previous post... I see that Shane had two entries. I was referring to the Abbey Road one, and I'm sure that Shepherd was referring to the other one.

    :)

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  24. Hard choice, but I picked the one by Cormac McEvoy!

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  25. The one by Jason Chalker gets my vote!

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  26. Ahh. Actually, partly my fault then too - I didn't notice he had two entries on the list! Yes, I meant the first one of his shown...not Abbey Road:-) That one just doesn't do it for me at all.

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  27. Jason Chalker. I want that poster in me wall!

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  28. Shane's first one was his post I was referring to.

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  29. All are tasty. Parker and Groves did it for me. If there can be only one, I'd pick Groves.

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  30. Jason Chalker. Though it is a very tough choice between him and a few others. As someone else stated it really feels era appropriate. and it's bad ass. would buy.

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  31. Everyone did such wonderful work! Kuddos to you all ... but, If I had to pick my favourite, it would have to be Cormac McEvoy's. Great job!

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  32. Mike Groves is the best! Hilarious and well-executed...

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  33. Groves gets my vote.

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  34. JoeD!'s is the best one. So classic.

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  35. Joe D! Is my favorite. His work is spot on to the theme.

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  37. Er, I fail at comments. What I meant to say was, "Chris Furniss!"

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  38. Joe D! No need for an explanation.

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  39. Joe D, for sure. Most pro in my opinion

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  40. Cormac McEvoy, love the yellow submarine!

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  41. I like the Groves poster. It amuses me.

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