As my Dad always said, “You only get one chance to make a first impression”.
Hollywood knows this, and badass title sequences have since become big bidness. They’ve evolved significantly from the title cards of old. Now works of art in their own right, they are even directed and produced by entirely different people than the film itself.
From the likes of the various babe-infused arty Bond incarnations, to the wicked dark David Fincher openers (like this one), a memorable title sequence can set the tone for the 90 minutes to come.
One such ultra-memorable sequence all the way from 1995 is that of Ghost in the Shell.
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If you’re a regular reader of Movie Bastards, you’ll be aware that I’m already in the process of charting Bat’s modern cinematic history. However that doesn’t mean that the rest of the world haven’t been releasing their own cool Batman shit too.
A few exceptional shorts have been doing the rounds recently, and we’ve packed them all together below for your enjoyment. Because I’m nice like that.
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Despite dying over forty years ago, it’s clear that people are still obsessed with Bruce Lee (Enter the Dragon, Big Boss). And for good reason; not only was he a martial arts pioneer, he was also the first cross-over Chinese star, whom brought martial arts movies to the West. His impact on popular culture cannot be understated.
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I was raised in an old fashioned sort of way; a diet of red meat, action movies on the TV, and an endless ocean of Lego at my fingertips. Since I’ve grown up and everyone is now online, old faithful Lego has progressed from simple toy, to art form, to retro culture beacon.
John Carpenter’s The Thing is a masterpiece.