Thursday, 19 January 2012
CLASSIC BLOG: STAR WARS MEETS SAUL BASS!
I've always loved good title sequences in movies, from Maurice Binder's distinctive JAMES BOND intros of the sixties to the eighties, to the lovely Richard Fleischer PINK PANTHER starts. One of the all-time great modern film titles designers, however, had to be the late, Saul Bass-whose impressive work on title sequences and poster design for films like ANATOMY OF A MURDER and CASINO even now continue to inspire others with his legendary and inspirational style. One of these great new wave of Bass inspirationists has decided to interpret what STAR WARS would look like if it's titles were given a retro makeover back to the sixties. The results are both very impressive and great fun.
Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yoIEWpl9oc