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31st Jan '16 8:39:16 PM Grade0
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* WebVideo/CinemaSins adds a sin when this occurs, because "reading."
15th Jan '16 2:18:26 PM Anddrix
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* TheMovie of ''Film/AeonFlux'' inexplicably starts with the scroll, and then still has a monologue after it. We wouldn't get just one of them? Talk about ViewersAreMorons.
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* TheMovie of ''Film/AeonFlux'' inexplicably starts with the scroll, and then still has a monologue after it. We wouldn't get just one of them? Talk about ViewersAreMorons.
18th Dec '15 3:22:07 AM Ccook1956
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* ''DrStrangelove'' opens with an opening scroll which was a basic disclaimer telling patrons that the film was a cautionary tale.
1st Jul '15 11:09:38 PM PantaroP
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* Being a movie about Star Wars fans, ''Film/{{Fanboys}}'' has two. One standard one in the beginning, the other during a [[MushroomSamba peyote trip]] that said "You are very, very, very, very high"
1st Jul '15 4:22:35 PM nombretomado
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* Series/BattlestarGalacticaReimagined: The Cylons were created by man. [[TurnedAgainstTheirMasters They rebelled]]. [[MechanicalEvolution They evolved]]. [[{{Doppelganger}} There are many copies]]. [[BlatantLies And they have a plan.]]
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* Series/BattlestarGalacticaReimagined: ''Series/BattlestarGalactica2003'': The Cylons were created by man. [[TurnedAgainstTheirMasters They rebelled]]. [[MechanicalEvolution They evolved]]. [[{{Doppelganger}} There are many copies]]. [[BlatantLies And they have a plan.]]
22nd Jun '15 2:32:58 PM TompaDompa
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[[center:of ''StarWars'', which itself did so as homage to the [[Film/FlashGordonSerial Flash Gordon]] serials.]]
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[[center:of ''StarWars'', ''Film/StarWars'', which itself did so as homage to the [[Film/FlashGordonSerial Flash Gordon]] serials.]]

* WebVideo/TheCinemaSnob uses these as a ''Franchise/StarWars'' homage in his reviews of ''Film/TheManWhoSavesTheWorld'' (also known as ''[[http://thecinemasnob.com/2009/10/07/turkish-star-wars.aspx Turkish Star Wars]]'') and ''The Tramps in Planet Wars'' (''[[http://thecinemasnob.com/2009/10/17/brazilian-star-wars.aspx Brazilian Star Wars]]''), where he writes up phony backstories to how the movies got made, complains about how much time he spent on finding video editing software that lets him do ''StarWars''-esque text crawls, and [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] his own bullshit {{technobabble}}, wondering how George Lucas comes up with what to write in these crawls.
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* WebVideo/TheCinemaSnob uses these as a ''Franchise/StarWars'' homage in his reviews of ''Film/TheManWhoSavesTheWorld'' (also known as ''[[http://thecinemasnob.com/2009/10/07/turkish-star-wars.aspx Turkish Star Wars]]'') and ''The Tramps in Planet Wars'' (''[[http://thecinemasnob.com/2009/10/17/brazilian-star-wars.aspx Brazilian Star Wars]]''), where he writes up phony backstories to how the movies got made, complains about how much time he spent on finding video editing software that lets him do ''StarWars''-esque ''Film/StarWars''-esque text crawls, and [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] his own bullshit {{technobabble}}, wondering how George Lucas comes up with what to write in these crawls.
8th May '15 9:48:45 AM EryliaStarheart
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[--[[center:your next best option is the OpeningScroll.]]--]
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[--[[center:your next best option is the simple yet elegant OpeningScroll.]]--]

[-[[center: but this is something that shouldn't go on for too long as it's terribly dull to watch.]]-]
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[-[[center: but this is something that shouldn't go on for too long as it's due to being terribly dull to watch.]]-]

'''[[center:See also WarWasBeginning. Compare OpeningMonologue, TitleIn.]]'''
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'''[[center:See also WarWasBeginning. Compare and contrast OpeningMonologue, TitleIn.]]'''
8th May '15 9:45:08 AM EryliaStarheart
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[-[[center:the screen, supplying all of the relevant information with minimal damage to time or budget.]]-] [-[[center: A variation is to have the text fade up and then fade down, but this is something]]-] [-[[center: that shouldn't go on for too long as it's terribly dull to watch.]]-]
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[-[[center:the screen, supplying all of the relevant information with minimal damage to time or budget.]]-] impact on the movie's]]-] [-[[center: running time or budget. A variation is to have the text fade up and then fade down, down,]]-] [-[[center: but this is something]]-] [-[[center: something that shouldn't go on for too long as it's terribly dull to watch.]]-]
8th May '15 9:43:48 AM EryliaStarheart
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[-[[center:As the name implies, this is a text scroll that passes over (or in some cases ''into'')]]-]
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[-[[center:As the name implies, this is a text scroll that passes over (or in some cases ''into'')]]-]
8th May '15 9:43:08 AM EryliaStarheart
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[[center:Expect many examples to be an homage and/or parody of ''StarWars'',]] [[center:which itself did so as homage to the [[Film/FlashGordonSerial Flash Gordon]] serials.]]
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[[center:Expect many examples to be an homage and/or parody of ''StarWars'',]] [[center:which parody]] [[center:of ''StarWars'', which itself did so as homage to the [[Film/FlashGordonSerial Flash Gordon]] serials.]]
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