The structure of a thriller opening: Every thriller opens a different way there are three main structures they use. Each structure has an affect in showing the audience about the film and can show things like the films sub genre.
· Narrative opening with the titles running throughout. This type of opening structure is usually quick and involves a fast showing of the titles. An example of this type of opening structure is 'The Stepfather'.
A discrete title sequence is a type of thriller structure opening. This type of title sequence involves keeping the audience in suspense and focused at the start of the film. In the sense that we are immediately shown part of the film, the effect this has is that the audience are kept interested by the clip but the titles are shown at the same time.