Psycho, its font sliced, shuttered. A body sailing slowly through the flames of an exploded car against Vegas neon in Casino… Now that’s quality movie title sequencing. Here’s a taste of design god Saul Bass’s greatest film/tv titles, cut together for your pleasure.
Oh, so good. Cut by title specialist Ian Albinson, this crafty little vid is an excellent, accessible mini-retrospective of the man’s minimal, perfected visuals. Yet… it’s bit blunted by the sound-tracking — not that it’s not well-edited, it’s just that the sound design was a crucial part of the mix. It’s like porn on mute. Not for everyone.