Posts Tagged With film before the film

“The Lego Movie” Title Sequence

“The Lego Movie” never fails to live up to its name as all aspects of the film are done entirely in lego animation, including the title sequence. Interestingly, the movie actually has no opening title sequence, and instead never reveals the title or any credits until the very end of the film. A deep look…

The Americans 2013

The opening sequence for the 2013 television series, The Americans, utilizes design elements such as the juxtaposition of Russian and American-inspied imagery, a fast-paced style of movement, Russian-inspired musical elements, and a sans serif typeface reminiscent of Russian Communist Propaganda. The combination of these elements, which respectively represent visuals, movement, sound, and typography, set the…

A Kiss From Tokyo (2009)

A Kiss From Tokyo is an animated short which acts as a trailer for the book Yuki 7, written by Ada Cole and Kevin Dart about a woman known for her spy skillset and espionage. The animated short embodies this atmosphere of secrecy, sex, and mystery right away with its use of the word “dangerous”…

Re-Animator

The Film before the Film Noah Weaver   The movie first begins by taking us directly into a university setting. There are people speaking german, while dramatic music plays in the background. We then follow a bellowing german woman, a well dressed man and two police officers as they break into a locked room where…

The New Pope

The television show The New Pope, released in January of 2020, encompasses a modern, scandalous, and humorous take on the battle of who is the rightful Pope of the Roman Catholic Church. The opening title sequence for the show is an extremely accurate representation of what the mood of the show is, and gives a…

North by Northwest

North by Northwest is a thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock about an advertising executive in New York City who is mistaken to be a government agent and has to outrun foreign spies. However, the star of this movie was the famous introduction, designed by Saul Bass in 1959. This experimental sequence is often cited as…