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19th Jul 2015

This hypnotic montage shows the art of the opening shot (Video)

Nooruddean Choudry

As your mum always said, first impressions count.

That’s never more relevant than at the cinema, where the opening shot can captivate you into another reality.

Video editor Casper Christensen has put together a compilation of some of the most artistic, iconic and memorable openings in film history – and it’s beautiful.

He somehow manages to seamlessly blend together 35 incredibly diverse and varied movies into one mesmerising video. Check it out, and see how many you recognise…