If Movies Had Opening Titles With Crappy Fonts…

As you may very well know I often rail against poor typographic choices for movie posters and credit title sequences. However it could be even worse, and after seeing the remix video If Movies Had Crappy Fonts I feel like such a snob. Jest – the latest website under the CollegeHumor Media umbrella – asks if using the wrong typeface in the opening titles can ruin an entire movie. Find out for yourself with this Jest original re-imagining the beginning of famous films like Star Wars, The Dark Knight Rises, Drive, and more… with crappy typography. Make sure you wait for the pay-off.

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7 Comments:

  1. Haha, epic!

    Posted by Felix on Aug. 25, 2012
  2. Avatar, ha ha haaaa

    Posted by Sarah on Aug. 25, 2012
  3. Classic!

    Posted by Tokyo James on Aug. 27, 2012
  4. A point very well made.

    Posted by Chris W on Sep. 3, 2012
  5. Drive’s Mistral was already shitty.

    Posted by fede on Sep. 4, 2012
  6. Love the use of Trajan as it opens!

    Posted by Tristan on Oct. 16, 2012
  7. Good for a quick laugh. That’s some funny stuff.

    Posted by Designer Rob Russo on Oct. 17, 2012

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