Film Language Tag: musical theme
Clearly defined melodies that
are "developed" (or altered and commented on) in a composition; for short musical themes, the terms 'theme' and 'motive' are essentially interchangeable. In film, a musical theme functions like the literary motif, a significant recurring sound element. [See also leitmotif and motif]
91 Film Clips
4 Series Clips
Game of Thrones Opening Title Sequence
"Inside Game of Thrones", Game of Thrones: Season 0, Episode 1
A list of opening credits over the map of the world and the locations we will visit.
The Sopranos Opening Title Sequence
"Supper with The Sopranos Part I", The Sopranos: Season 0, Episode 1
A list of opening titles superimposed upon the protagonist's drive.
True Blood Opening Title Sequence
"Unaired Pilot", True Blood: Season 0, Episode 1
A list of opening titles over a montage of blood-like imagery.
True Detective Opening Title Sequence
"Seeing Things", True Detective: Season 1, Episode 2
A list of opening titles side-by-side with imagery and characters.