Great Job, Internet!: Another mesmerizing collection of movies’ first and final shots

“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” Those words are as true today as they were when Semisonic sang them in 1998, and they apply manifestly to “First And Final Frames Part II,” a haunting new supercut by Vimeo user Jacob T. Swinney, who has beautifully juxtaposed the first and final shots of various famous movies, ranging from 2007’s sci-fi thriller Sunshine, which appropriately opens and closes with shots of the sun, to 2009’s darkly comic World’s Greatest Dad, which has some fun with the words “THE END.” As the supercut’s title implies, Swinney has been to this particular well before. The first installment arrived back in March of this year and included shots from Shame, Cabaret, Gone Girl, Taxi Driver, and dozens more. The sequel seems to have been prompted by public demand. Swinney attributes the new video’s existence to “numerous …

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