Drew Struzan Tribute

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  • Frausky
    Nice Job as usual NC. Keep up the good work.
  • soyoucan
    Kind of funny you mention Randall Graves; occasionally, your voice reminds me of his.
  • pl0xman123  - wow
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    Drew Stuzan drew all those covers?? Damn! What a talent!
  • Movie-Brat
    Nice. I find this tribute fascinating. Can't wait to see the Halloween surprise. I love Halloween, it's my favorite holiday.
  • Wardog  - awesome...
    that was incredible! I had no idea all those crazy posters i loved so much were all drawn by the same guy (yeah, I don't like CG posters either).

    Drew Struzan, we salute you!!!...and we also salute you blowing off the NC ;)
  • SBlaster
    Drew Struzan is a genius, I can't belive he did all those posters!
  • pl0xman123  - Did anyone read that at the end?
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    "Next week: A Special Halloween Surprise!"
    SURPRISE?! Does that means you and the nerd will have your final FINAL battle?? YES! CAN`T WAIT!
  • Shadow20X6  - I had no idea
    I feel really bad now that i never knew who the guy to thank for those posters was, But thank you for bringing him up. Drew Struzan, you are a Genius, and thank you for your contributions
  • MoronUnited
    Great tribute to an incredibly influential man in cinema history.
  • OldGreg
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    Drew Struzan.
    I'll remember that name from now on,thanks Doug.
  • 00frodo
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    Damn. Great job giving this talent some well deserved recognition. Pretty great stuff.
  • cyclopsfan1  - amazing
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    I loved his art and almost had me rebuy the indie
    jones dvds just for the art. Shame they didnt use
    the hellboy ones.
  • DrGonzo
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    Back in the 90's, there was a series of trading cards called "Star Wars Galaxy", and in the third series of said cards, they actually had a whole subset devoted to Struzan's work for the Star wars universe, from his movie posters to his novel covers.

    I still have those trading cards in a binder somewhere.
  • Rhomega
    Wow, never knew about this guy before, like Don LaFontaine. I do notice that he has a habit of making the heads of the main characters bigger than anything else on the poster.
  • Coldguy
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    Getting insulted by a legend never felt so good...
  • hamsterjelly  - 2 guesses on what the surprise is
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    first off, great tribute NC. here are my guesses to the surprise. it is either:
    The FINAL Final battle between Nc and Avgn
    or
    a review of a horror franchise like halloween, nightmare on elm street, or friday the 13th.
    or it might be a less known series, like child's play or the Leprechaun films.
  • Benderback  - ...
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    Hmmm Drew got real talent don't he
  • blacktrojan3921
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    Drew Struzan, I salute to you for your amazing drawing skills and making the movie posters so beautiful and alive!
  • blushapple  - Wow
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    I had no idea the same guy painted all of those. I saw that Hocus Pocus poster in there. As if that movie didn't kick ass enough.

    Feel proud NC. Your hard work at being a jackass finally paid off.

    He seems like a cool guy though. Most artists are. I try to draw and I can do okay but I will never be as good or patient as him. He must've gone through sleepless weeks trying to finish all of those posters.
  • blaed
    I didn't know he did the picture of the gunslinger in the 'Mist'. I sure hope he does the Dark Tower poster when those movies comes around.
  • TheDramaticMonarch
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    Y'know, sometimes we really take extravagant movie posters for granted. As an artist myself, this video fascinated me and it gave me a whole new appreciation for the art of the movie poster as well as Drew Struzan, a name I had never heard before but his works that you've shown really blew me away ("He did the "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones" posters?!" :o )

    An honest, wonderful tribute (with a nice touch of classic Nostalgia Critic humor). Great video and I'm totally curious about that Halloween surprise. ;D
  • shameonpretzel  - VERY nice tribute, NC!
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    Funny; in the back of my mind, I wondered if you would attempt to get an interview with the man himself. Oh well - at least you tried.

    Again, excellent tribute. Keep up the good work!
    ;)
  • Geoffrey  - Genius!
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    It's such a shame they don't make posters like that anymore. Struzan is a hero and his artwork is responsible for me having seen almost EVERY crappy movie in the 80s and 90s! :)
  • SMcCall64
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    Very informative video. Drew Struzan sounds like an awesome dude.
  • nansai
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    I feel ashamed that i have not known this man's name until now :'(
  • bobesponjaWOW  - Informative
    Very informative, in my opinion movie posters help grab the attention of movie goers that wish to watch a good movie, however the last Indiana Jones poster in my opinion was really poorly made has well as the movie which was horrible. I don't care how much money it made I thought that the movie was just horrible.
  • Altorin
    I absolutely loved your footnote Doug

    "If we were to judge a book by its cover, every movie Drew Struzan ever worked on was an epic masterpiece"

    paraphrased a little, but that made me smile. Thanks for bringing this guy to our attention :)
  • DisposableJustice
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    Wow that is pretty dam awesome that one guy did a majority of all of those cool movie posters; great video NC
  • AlucardsQuest  - Hmm...
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    Brief, but noteworthy and interesting. Not quite as "Critical" as you probably could have been, but then again this is a tribute video. Also...

    I thought AVGN had killed you!!! Thank God. Or rather, was this filmed beforehand? Nevermind, I imagine that AVGN vs. NC will wrap itself up within it's own context and not here.
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