Waxwork Records has announced the full details for their upcoming vinyl release of Phase IV, the 1974 sci-fi/thriller directed by Saul Bass. This is the first time that the soundtrack will be released in any format! The unique, psychedelic synth-driven score is composed by Brian Gascoigne and David Briscoe, and full packaging artwork has been […]
Saul Bass (1920-1996) was the inventor and master of modern movie title designs. Using bold shapes, repeating patterns, and simple animation played against a jazz soundtrack, his sequences were instantly recognizable, and had the magical...Show More Summary
Every day, Watch This offers staff recommendations inspired by a new movie coming out that week. This week: As part of Horrors Week, we’re recommending some of the finest (or just weirdest) killer-animal flicks money can buy. Phase IV...Show More Summary
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From Milan Vuckovic: Since I love Saul Bass, the 60’s and HBO’s Game of Thrones, I made an alternative title sequence. Here is the result. Enjoy! [Milan Vuckovic]
“Since I love Saul Bass, the 60?s and HBO’s Game of Thrones, I made an … Read more posts by Gian Bautista
There’s no shortage of Game Of Thrones mashups on the Internet (or on The A.V. Club, admittedly), but this one is a cut above the rest. Rather than reference such vulgar entertainments as ‘70s sitcoms or teen soap operas, German graphic...Show More Summary
by Dish Staff If Saul Bass remixed the Game Of Thrones title sequence: Bonus GOT video: a soft-rock tribute to the Hound.
(YouTube link) If the HBO series Game of Thrones had been on TV fifty years ago, the opening sequence could well have been designed by Saul Bass. Also, there would be no nudity, no profanity, and very little blood. German designer Milan...Show More Summary
Valar mor-cool-is: All men must be cool YouTube user Milan Vuckovic gives Game of Thrones a jazzy new title sequence in the style of iconic 1960s designer Saul Bass There would probably be a lot less bloodshed and mayhem if Westerosians had discovered smooth jazz. Show More Summary
Milan Vuckovic mashed up two things most humans love by re-imagining Game of Thrones' opening credits in the style of Saul Bass, the master of the title sequence. It's like if Game of Thrones existed in the 60s. Read more...
What if Game of Thrones came out in the '60s and legendary graphic designer Saul Bass (the mind behind the title sequences for Psycho, Ocean's 11, and North by Northwest) created the opening titles? It would probably look a lot like this. Read more...
German designer Milan Vuckovic imitated the style of famous graphic designer Saul Bass to create an alternate opening sequence for HBO’s Game of Thrones. Saul Bass created some of the most iconic opening credit sequences and posters in the history of film, working with filmmakers like Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick, and Martin Scorsese. Last year Bass was honored with an […]
Would Saul Bass have created something more elegant and inventive than this mock-up by Milan Vuckovic if he had actually been asked to design opening credits for Game of Thrones? Sure. Saul Bass was the best at what he did. But thisShow More Summary
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Saul Bass is a legend of film design; he storyboarded segments of Spartacus and West Side Story, and created some of the most famous credit sequences every to grace the silver screen. He also designed numerous classic movie posters—although director Stanley Kubrick didn't love all of his designs for The Shining. Read more...
It’s quite interesting to see the back and forth between two creative geniuses like Stanley Kubrick and Saul Bass working on the movie poster of The Shining. It wasn’t an easy one for Bass, thanks to Kubrick’s infamous obsessive perfectionism. The poster went through 300 versions before getting final approval. More »
If you're more than a casual fan of filmmaking, then you're probably familiar with the name Saul Bass for his work on opening credits sequences and posters for iconic films of the past from directors like Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick and more. Show More Summary
For all the recent attention paid to the art of the opening title sequence—and to innovators of the form like Saul Bass, Alfred Hitchcock, and David Fincher—one name hasn’t come up enough. Over his nearly three decade career in features, Spike Lee has brought us more great opening credits sequences than perhaps any other contemporary director. Show More Summary
The Atlantic's Steven Heller wrote a feature about the Jewish designers at the forefront of mid-century modernism, from George Nelson to Saul Bass to Alvin Lustig. The article is pegged on a new exhibition titled Designing Home: Jews and Midcentury Modernism at San Francisco's Contemporary Jewish Museum.