Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak isn’t the movie most people expected. It’s not a scary, haunted house movie. It’s a saturated, world-building gothic romance that just happens to have supernatural elements.

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To compliment such a beautiful, rich looking film, the teams at IAMSTATIC and Topix created an equally evocative title sequence. Built entirely in a computer over the course of five months, not only can you watch it above, but you can watch a behind the scenes video below.

Read more at The Art of the Title.


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