Brow Beat

When the Movies Fade to White

Movie fades to black are so common at this point that they can be almost unnoticeable. But when a film fades to white, it seems like a more deliberate choice—and as Jacob T. Swinney points out in his montage “Fade to White,” the approach can mean any number of things—“euphoria,” “ambiguity,” “disorientation.”

Using moments from such films as Thelma and Louise, Total Recall, and Vantage Point, Swinney crafted a beautiful supercut of the fade-to-white.

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