Film Language Tag: opening sequence
The opening [sequence] provides a basis for what is to come and initiates us into the narrative. It raises our expectations by setting up a specific range of possible causes for what we see.
24 Film Clips
8 Series Clips
Bing Wakes Up
"Fifteen Million Merits", Season 1, Episode 2
Bingham Madsen wakes up in his fully LED-screened apartment and heads to his exercise bike.
"Men Against Fire", Season 3, Episode 5
Stripe wakes up from his dream of a beautiful woman.
"Hated in the Nation", Season 3, Episode 6
Detective Parke testifies in front of a government committee.
Attention to the Breath
"Smithereens", Season 5, Episode 2
Chris calms himself down before picking up a passenger.
"Tahani Al-Jamil", Season 1, Episode 3
As Chidi describes Aristotle's approach to moral character, Tahani brings Eleanor and Chidi a housewarming gift.
"...Someone Like Me as a Member", Season 1, Episode 9
Trevor wants to take Eleanor to the Bad Place, but Michael decides to negotiate for her.
"What's My Motivation", Season 1, Episode 11
Tehani makes a plan to track Eleanor's moral actions before she is judged.
A New Kind of Torture
"Everything Is Great!", Season 2, Episode 1
Michael prepares for a reboot of the neighborhood.