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Entitled: Doctor Who – New Broom, New Titles

In a nice mirroring of life long fan Peter Capaldi landing his dream role as The Doctor (or Doctor Who, as he seems to refer to both show and character as one), the BBC has responded to the sterling creativity of a fan made title proposal by having the designer join with their team to […]

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Entitled: Jackie Brown

Jackie Brown, Quentin Tarantino’s first adaptation of another writer’s work (crime novel Rum Punch, Elmore Leonard) nevertheless has that unmistakeable QT vibe, even within the opening titles. Jackie is a flight attendant, played by Pam Grier. A mature,still striking woman, yet wearying of the her gruelling schedule, she bolsters her retirement fund by smuggling currency for […]

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Entitled: Watchmen

The opening titles of Watchmen, set to Bob Dylan’s The Times They Are A-Changin’, serve as both prologue, and multiple meta-references to a skewed history of the 20th Century, ushered in by real-life costumed crime-fighters. The sequence incorporates floating titles over director Zack Snyder’s stylised time lapse slide show, spanning the 1930’s to 1985. Vintage […]

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Entitled: The Untouchables

When Brian De Palma relaunched an old TV series for the 80s he did it with sheer class. A powerful cast, a sumptuous score, and an opening title sequence that lived long in the memory. The titles were put together by Richard Greenberg of R/Greenberg Associates (Superman, Alien) and they are fantastically memorable considering they are just […]

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Entitled: Iron Man Three / 3

Let’s face it, Tony Stark is not a serious guy. A little setback with anxiety attacks over invading aliens and unexpectedly feeling small in the grand scheme of things aren’t going to hold him back for long. After the blast of fun that was Iron Man 3, the end titles sock us with a jazzy, […]

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Entitled: 300 Rise Of An Empire

“It begins with exposition….” quite a lot of exposition, actually, from Lena Headey’s Spartan widow Queen Gorgo.  300: Rise of an Empire takes us back to the days of swords, sandals, and six packs that we last saw in 300. This time around, the action unfolds before, during, and after the events of the Battle […]

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