Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Opening Credits Sequence Theatre: Pulp Fiction

Okay, after that I owe all of you a REAL opening credits sequence (and possibly money), so while I'm working on a couple of things, have a look at the brilliant opening titles to PULP FICTION:

So simple, yet so ostentatious- here the music's the thing, with Miserlou's ferocious surf riff telling us that things can only get wilder after the opening. Of course, the great title design helps- the way the title itself is used, almost filling the screen, implies a largeness to the entire project. This may be a low-budget film, but it's going to be a bit epic as well. And then, of course, we change stations, throwing us a bit off and transitioning into the next scene, without losing any energy.

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