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Why Opening Title Sequences Matter

Why Opening Title Sequences Matter

Opening title sequences are still common on TV dramas but have fallen out of favor in the cinema. Filmmaker Patrick (H) Willems looks back fondly at the craft of masters like Saul Bass and Maurice Binder and argues that they need to make a comeback on the big screen.

Joywave: Obsession

Joywave: Obsession

Director Dimitri Basil’s music video for the Joywave track Obsession is both a tribute to and a loving parody of vintage movie title sequences, featuring an array of convincing, but fake opening credits for spaghetti westerns, exploitation flicks, B-movies, and much more. Quentin Tarantino would be proud.

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