In this lesson we learned about the different structures of the openings to thriller films. We were given examples of very structure.
- A narrative opening with the titles running throughout- An example of thriller films based around this are 'The Stepfather' and 'The Shinning'.
- A Discrete title sequence- An example of thriller films that involve around this are 'Seven' and 'Arlington Road.
Titles over a blank screen, followed by the narrative opening- An example of a film that does this is 'Donnie Darko'.
Stylized Editing opening- An exampe of thriller films that have this are 'Mezrine' and 'Pelham 123'.