Closing Logo Group

1st Logo


Rex Films Home Video (1985-1987)

Nicknames: "Blood on A Starless Night Sky", "Zoom-In and Form", "Wiping Text of Doom", "The Personification of All That Is Hell", "Vidyashree Pictures' Obscure Greek Cousin" "Yiu Jeung's Greek Brother", "Virtual Rex"

Logo: We see the word "REX" (in a red sans-serif font) form slowly while zooming in on a black background. The word "FILMS" then slides from right beside the R. Afterwards, the word "VIDEO" wipes in from below. Two half-circles then form at the top and bottom of the logo, and they are different sizes (the one at the top being much larger.) The logo then flashes, and the word "HOME", encased in a flat ribbon, appear in the middle of the half-circles.

Variant: Sometimes the background would be more bluish and the logo would look as if it were chyroned in or chroma-keyed onto a black BG. The font in "HOME" is different in this variant.

FX/SFX: The text, circles, and zooming.

Music/Sounds: A bombastic fanfare of a moderate tempo, possibly overlaying a synthesizer. There is a loud drum at the end.

Availability: Ultra rare. Seen on their releases of the time.

Editor's Note: The logo's color scheme and lettering bears an uncanny resemblance to the Nazi-sympathetic Rexist party of Belgium. For Greece, it is okay, but that's not saying much. It looks like something you'd see on a Virtual Boy, but much choppier.

2nd Logo

Rex Films Home video (1987-????)

Nicknames: "Cliche Rex","The Neo-80's Logo", "The Personification of All That Is In The 80's"

Logo: On a space background, a row of lines are seen on the bottom giving out flares as a elongated diamond zooms in. The space background zooms in and rotates about before cutting away to an eye shape zooming in. On the shape is the chrome text "REX FILMS", with the latter smaller. A copy zooms out and plasters itself with a trail effect, giving the entire thing a chrome texture. A yellow metallic ring then fades in around the eye shape with "HOME VIDEO" on the bottom as the background changes to a grey gradient background with a grid on the bottom and multiple lasers shooting out on the bottom.

FX/SFX: The zooming, the trail effects, the fading in.

Music/Sounds: A synth-rock tune.

Availability: Ultra rare. Appeared at the beginning of Papamanouli... ...agapi mou.

Editor's Note: The effects are choppy and the grid/trail scheme is cliched, but at least the logo itself doesn't resemble that of the Rexist Party this time around.