Video: Classy, Retro 'X-Men: First Class' Credits Sequence

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Futuristic mutants meet retro design in this fan-created movie trailer, which recalls the good old days of Saul Bass

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From posters to opening credits, movie art has deteriorated over the decades. The artful opening credits and abstract designs of yesteryear have been replaced with gaudy CGI-laden scenes and unimaginative posters showcasing the stars, rather than a movie's themes.

The newest X-Men movie will likely fall prey to this trend. But at least one fan hopes the creators will go in a different, more retro direction. Vimeo user Joe D! put together this classy, Saul Bass-esque credits sequence, which includes a rendition of the '90s X-Men theme song and harkens back to classic superhero and James Bond openers.

X-Men: First Class Title Sequence from Joe D! on Vimeo.

Via A.V. Club.

Top image: 20th Century Fox

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Rebecca Greenfield is a writer based in Brooklyn. She was formerly on staff at The Atlantic Wire.

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