Imaginary Forces: Main Title for “Boardwalk Empire” Brandon Lori September 30, 2010 Imaginary Forces creates a cinematic main title for HBO’s new series, Boardwalk Empire. ShareShare on FacebookClick to share on TwitterClick to share on LinkedInClick to share on Google+Click to share on Reddit 11 Comments oeuf September 30th, 2010 These titles had so much potential. It’s not bad per se, but seemed a bit cliche with the liquor bottles in the water. The best part of the titles, Steve Buscemi… mk September 30th, 2010 I agree. Also it looks very obviously composited and a little overly Magritte-esque for no apparent reason. Plus nothing much happens. Why is he standing there posing in his nice shoes by the water for so long? monovich September 30th, 2010 I thought it worked. bottles = prohibition feet wet = criminal walking away at the end = getting away with it. It was sorta six feet under – I can pretty much hear the client saying “give it the six feet under pacing/feel”. if a client asks for it, you give it to ‘em. oeuf October 1st, 2010 “It was sorta six feet under – I can pretty much hear the client saying “give it the six feet under pacing/feel”. if a client asks for it, you give it to ‘em.” That couldn’t be more true, I don’t doubt that Imaginary Forces had some better boards/concepts than the final result. suprememoves October 4th, 2010 “if a client asks for it, you give it to ‘em.” I don’t tell the plumber how to fix my sink… Couture October 4th, 2010 “I don’t tell the plumber how to fix my sink…” If I hire a plumber to install a new sink for me, I expect to have some say in how it looks. JOHNNY DO IT September 30th, 2010 feels like the six feet under opening brantonic October 1st, 2010 dig it. randomthoughtpattern October 1st, 2010 here are the concept boards from DK (Bryce Wymer). http://brycewymer.blogspot.com/2010/09/boardwalk-empire-digital-kitchen.html Look much better than what ended up being done at IF… monkeypunk October 1st, 2010 The bottles and imagery don’t bother me so much as the music. It just doesn’t fit for me, the music has a 60’s feel and it just doesn’t jibe with the 20’s visuals, imho. invertebrae October 4th, 2010 Agree that the lush period flavor of the show seemed to be undermined by overly composited imagery and trippy 60’s music. Why go hyper-real with this when you have the makings of something very in-keeping with the era? Gotta say, the show is enthralling though. Want more Omar! …ryan Comments are closed.