“The Film Before the Film”, a Great Documentary Short on the Evolution of Opening Movie Credits


Created by Nora Thoes and Damian Pérez, “The Film Before the Film” takes you from “King Kong” to “The Avengers.”

Found on washingtonpost.com.

17 Comments

  1. jayjohnstone

    March 26, 2013 at 10:01 pm

    sorry I never got past the opening credits

  2. HummusMagnate

    March 26, 2013 at 10:14 pm

    I wound up fast forwarding through the whole thing..

  3. CamfromToronto

    March 26, 2013 at 10:47 pm

    I like the fact that every actor in Hollywood b-list and above has his/her own production studio whose stupid logo has to go up before the opening credits really even start.

  4. FLprodivider66

    March 26, 2013 at 10:47 pm

    Damn, I need to see Barbarella!?

  5. FLprodivider66

    March 26, 2013 at 10:48 pm

    Damn, I need to see Barbarella 😛

    • K Dubya

      March 26, 2013 at 11:54 pm

      @FLprodivider66 trust me, you don’t

  6. cigarsNscotch

    March 26, 2013 at 10:59 pm

    They need a film before the film before the film.

  7. rexdart936

    March 26, 2013 at 11:21 pm

    if you run the credits backwards does satan say its fun to smoke angel dust?

  8. roweknows

    March 27, 2013 at 12:08 am

    very nice expose .. i hate that he has that  social studies “class today we are gonna see a film” voice

  9. Binary Daoist

    March 27, 2013 at 1:30 am

    Chinatown

  10. elephant_droid

    March 27, 2013 at 1:30 am

    I got a Thank You credit in “Osombie”
     
    No shit.

    • Roadrash Hicks

      March 27, 2013 at 6:38 am

      @elephant_droid I got one in Hannibal and one in Lincoln.

    • Roadrash Hicks

      March 27, 2013 at 6:40 am

      @elephant_droid I got one in The Jackal, one in Hannibal and one in Lincoln.

  11. Morgan McNasty

    March 27, 2013 at 8:24 am

    Ehhh, it’s for fags.

  12. caseypickles

    March 27, 2013 at 10:42 am

    Charade

  13. Toin Coss

    March 27, 2013 at 11:35 am

    Otto Not Ohtoe Announcer Boy

  14. Toin Coss

    March 27, 2013 at 11:37 am

    Just another example of the More things Change the More they Stay the Same