Movie title sequences have become a subject of renewed fascination in recent years, with fans putting together video histories of the opening titles in James Bond movies, in the work of the legendary Saul Bass, and in the whole history of cinema. Show More Summary
Remaking movie posters into ultra-minimal cinematic tributes has been one of the Internet’s favourite past-times of late, but the staid results — while occasionally clever — lack heart. Passion. Excitement. More »
Remaking movie posters into ultra-minimal cinematic tributes has been one of the internet’s favorite past-times of late, but the staid results—while occasionally clever—lack heart. Passion. Excitement. Like that of mid-century graphic design legend Saul Bass, who was the king of the film poster and title sequence. Show More Summary
To celebrate Alfred Hitchcock’s 114th birthday, two [i]Guardian[/i] designers come up with an infographic inspired by the iconic credit sequences of Saul Bass. There are a sizable number of morbid obsessions that tend to recirculateShow More Summary
Now THIS is very cool. If you are a fan of Stanley Kubrick's 1980 classic THE SHINING (and why wouldn't you be?), then you will find these images very interesting indeed. Artist Saul Bass was tasked with creating the artworkShow More Summary
Again, the red lips, the worried eyes, the dark eye, enter the dark eye and stop right there in the darkness... Now replace Saul Bass's galaxies of mystery with the opening of this video, which concerns a tiny section of a mouse's brain... Show More Summary
For over 20 years, I was a vintage movie poster dealer; owner of The Reel Poster Gallery and consultant for Christies, London. I curated movie poster exhibitions worldwide and published several books on movie posters. Throughout this time I was constantly asked, 'What is my favourite poster?'
Camera Ready–Hardy Amies takes a turn for the cinematic when approaching the spring/summer 2014 season. Inspired by the work of the late graphic designer and filmmaker Saul Bass, Hardy Amies design director Mehmet Ali lends the brand’s man the ultimate sartorial flair. Tailored impeccably to form, suiting separates mix colors and prints with the utmost [...]
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Vertigo, Hitchcock's 1958 classic just celebrated its 55th anniversary and rhizome released an interesting bit of information about the movie. As with the other "late" Hitchcock movies, the opening sequences (designed by Saul Bass) correspond with motifs from the movie itself. Show More Summary
Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included 46 different items, fun images, videos, casting tidbits, articles of interest and more. It’s like a mystery grab bag of movie web related goodness. Header Photo: The Last Hope Ray [...]
Saul Bass was behind some of the most indelible intro title sequences in movie history. Casino, North By Northwest, Vertigo. He died in 1996, and just a few days ago, Google broke out a Doodle for his birthday. And now here's a pretty damn great nerd tribute on top. Four movie posters for Game of Thrones, in Bass's signature style. Read more...
“It’s worth recognizing small touches of elegance that shine out from the chaos and dross that often surround us,” – Jim Fallows on the Google doodle, recognizing the 93rd birthday of Saul Bass.
Saul Bass, the legendary graphic designer and filmmaker, would have been 93 on Wednesday. It’s crazy when you think about how iconic he has become. A number of modern movies and TV shows, from Catch Me If You Can to Archer, have drawn inspiration from Saul Bass’ title sequences, but none have come close the original work by the man himself. Show More Summary
“The Things I Do For Love” Los Angeles-based graphic artist and web designer Fernando Reza (aka “Fro Reza“) has created an excellent series of Game of Thrones art prints that are in the style of iconic film graphic designer Saul Bass (May 8, 1920 – April 25, 1996). They were made as a tribute to [...]
Google's latest "Doodle" pays tribute to graphic artist and movie title sequence designer Saul Bass, using the styles of some of his best-known films.
This might just be for the film geeks out there, but today would have been Saul Bass' 93rd birthday. To celebrate, Google made this video Doodle of their logo in the style of some of Bass' most iconic work. I've decided to celebrate that celebration by posting clips of the work Google is celebrating. Who's Saul Bass? Here, I'll show you.
Google paid animated homage Wednesday to iconic designer and artist Saul Bass with one of its more lively Doodles.
Another delightful Google Doodle is online today: This one is a video clip tribute to the late graphic designer Saul Bass on his birthday. Movie fans will recognize his work from Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick, and Martin Scorsese films. Show More Summary
Saul Bass, the great American graphic artist and filmmaker, was born on this day in 1920, right here in New York. (The Bronx, to be exact.) His legacy is extensive, boasting countless iconic corporate logos, movie poster designs, and opening title sequences. Read more...