Comments on Commentaries

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Postby ThisIsTheGirl on Thu Apr 27, 2006 8:43 am

vicious_bastard wrote:One of my favourites. The Simpsons DVDs have great commentaries as well. The "Drugs" episode of Brass Eye features a bunch of street drinkers and drug addicts who Morris paid to watch the show and rant.


That's my favourite commentary of all time!

I really like all 3 Oldboy ones, although I was a little surprised at how condescending Choi Min-Sik and Yu Ji-Tae are towards Kang Hye-Jeong, the girl who plays Mido. Literally the whole way through, they are really dismissive of everything she says! There's a point when Min-Sik is talking about how he wanted the character to be a nice guy at heart, not a gangster, and Hye-Jeong says something like "but some gangsters are nice people too!" and Ji-Tae just says "shut up". Most of the other times when they talk to her, it just stuff like "oh, you look really pretty in that shot". Min-Sik also spends much of the commentary in fits of laughter. It's still fascinating to listen to, though.....

The Armageddon commentary is also excellent, although I imagine most of you hate that film! Affleck says some hilarious shit on his commentary, there is also one by some NASA dude who talks about how most of the ideas in the movie are bogus. Finally, even the Baymeister comes out with a funny, when he's talking about how worried they were during filming: "We thought it was gonna suck The Big One". I still use that line from time to time....

The commentary on Spaced series 1 & 2 is also hilarious - ask Fried Gold, he'll tell ya!
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Postby Nachokoolaid on Thu Apr 27, 2006 9:46 am

evolvingsensblty wrote:Anyone listen to commentaries on DVD's? Most of the commentaries I've heard are tedious or forgettable. I'd like to hear about good, weird, or "so bad they are good" commentaries. Please, please, tell me Dino Delaurentis has done some commentaries. Any Arnold Schwarzenegger commentaries are in the "so bad it's good" category. The Spinal Tap comments were fun because they do them in character. The Jack Black and R. Linklater commentary for School of Rock was pretty good.
I think the worst I've heard is the Farrelly Bros. All they do is point out friends and relatives in the background playing extras.


I don't think I'd want to hear a commentary by Dino, because if it was different from the Paisan/Super Mario voice for him in my head, I'd be scarred for life.

I didn't read the whole thread, just the 1st post, but if the Bubba Ho Tep commentary hasn't been mentioned, it deserves checking out. And for any film fan, the LOTR:EE commentaries are great.
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Postby moose4787 on Sat Apr 29, 2006 11:04 pm

How has no one mentioned the Evil Dead Commitarys or Army or Darkness. Both great with Bruce Cambell.
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Postby Seppuku on Sat Apr 29, 2006 11:27 pm

moose4787 wrote:How has no one mentioned the Evil Dead Commitarys or Army or Darkness. Both great with Bruce Cambell.


OK then moose, I'll mention them for you. He uses the word "Cheeseball" a lot...but he sure knows how to host a commentary.
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Postby MisterCynic on Sun Apr 30, 2006 1:24 am

among my favorites:

jean pierre jeunet for amelie. in fact that is one of my favorite dvds in general, its got some really good extras imo.

wes anderson for royal tenenbaums.

richard kelly/jake gyllenhall for donnie darko and richard kelly/kevin smith for donnie darko directors cut. ive listened to these each 3 or 4 times i think.

michael mann for heat.

smith, affleck, mewes, mosier for chasing amy criterion. i think its mostly just affleck and smith fucking around buts its really entertaining.

pta for boogie nights, a great solo commentary about the film and production and cast. fantastic.

all the lotr commentaries, done by the filmmakers and the cast on separate tracks. great stuff. many great stories of the 'war' and 'on the day' variety.

fincher and cast on fight club.

guillermo on hellboy and blade 2, such great stuff. i love that mexican bastard so very much.

i would be interested to hear harrys commentary for the special edition of oldboy that was released in asia...
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The greatest commentary OF ALL TIME!

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Postby ZombieZoneSolutions on Sun May 28, 2006 5:02 pm

Best line:

"Yo, bitch, I saw this movie about a 1,000 times, so don't tell me!"

Ha ha! Noice...
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Postby Logan5 on Sun May 28, 2006 5:11 pm

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Postby Regicidal_Maniac on Wed May 31, 2006 11:14 am

Oh man, I'm watching the Marlon Brando classic The Night of the Following Day right now with audio commentary by Writer/Director Hubert Cornfield.

I just want to cough or throw up every time he speaks.

It's a very good informative commentary with loads of cool Brando info and inside stories on the craziness of the making of the film and it also includes a few merciful gaps in the comments.

I know he's a rather old man but it sounds like he's had throat surgery like one of those ex-smoker voices.

Brando was drunk, obstinate, demanding, tried to seduce Cornfield's wife and generally fucking around trying to get out of the film or squeeze all his shots into the shortest amount of time possible.

I'm almost getting used to his electronic voice box now.

The stories are wild, well worth it. I just wanna read a biography of Marlon Brando now. Working with hims sounds like Hell, the stories that Tom and Dick tell on the STM DVD make him sound like a larrikin but I think here I'm getting a real insight into the man.

I'll have to get Apocolypse Now just for the Coppola commentary on this amazing bastard.

That crazy fucker must've been a colossal gentleman. I'd've loved to have met him.
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Postby Regicidal_Maniac on Wed May 31, 2006 1:07 pm

Well I finished watching the film with commentary and I've decided Hubert Cornfield sounds EXACTLY like Princess Leia in ROTJ when she's dressed up as the bounty hunter and she's freeing Han from the carbonite.

Seriously. Now I defy any of you to watch it and not think of that scene while listening to the comments.

There's a great anecdote, among many, at the end about how Brando was intentionally trying to ruin the final shot by making goofy faces and Cornfield when through the scene frame by frame to find the one usable frame and ended on that as a still.

Geez what an arsehole Marlon Brando was.
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Postby iamthevillain on Wed Jun 07, 2006 1:47 pm

Thats hilarious!!!
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Postby King Of Nowhere on Wed Jun 07, 2006 1:49 pm

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Postby silentbobafett on Tue Aug 08, 2006 3:50 am

Okay guys! Great fucking thread! I ain't listend to a full on commentaryin a long time! The last one was most of Hostel with QT and ELi et al

It was okay! Like more geeking out from QT though!

Best commentaries:

ANything Kevin SMith. On Clerks originale dition they have to watch a PIRATE copy of their own movie and they do the commentary in the hotel room while filming mallrats (the mall theyw ere filming didn't have Clerks to buy or rent!!!) and Mewes is passed out on the floor! hardy fucking har! no it really is! Loe it!

Andthing QT! Switchblae sisters is geekf un! From Dusk Till Dawn and True Romance! I wish he'd commetnary his own films! He says on From Dusk Till Dawn he loves commentaries but can't stand them for his own directing films cos he's seen them waaaay too much to do a commentary! WHich I get but would it be sooo fucking hard to do one more view. Given how much he gets paid to be the worlds coolest fucking geek and a filmmaker? :-)

LOTR

Oldboy - Harrys track is good! Yesss I have the Oldboy hand made brass collectors tin with the Ribboned box! eeek damn Iw as scared to opent hat when it arrived! :-)

Boogie NIghts

Rodriguex ones. BUt I personnally though thtat he Sin City rod and tranatino one was very fucking poor! He walks int eh rooma nd talks for liek five minutesd and then leaves! Which leaves rod talking about the same stuff as he other tracks!



Awww fuck it there are so many good ones!
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Postby silentbobafett on Tue Aug 08, 2006 5:20 am

OKAY 10/10 and an A+ big thanks to the guy who mentioned above that he listens to commentary tracks while working!

I'm currently at work listening to the commentary to Bowfinger (I have a bunch of DVDs at work returned from someone and its the ONLY one with commentary!!!!)! Its pretty good!

I think Bowfiunger is a very underated film. If you like films or filmmaking then how can you not find it funny!?! Its so funny!

Eddie Murphy just said: "I can't get an oscar, a white guy playing a retard can get an oscar! Find me a script with a ALF slave and I'll get an Oscar!"

Add Murphy's delivery and you got one hell of a line! How is that not funny is that! :-)
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Postby magicmonkey on Tue Aug 08, 2006 5:38 am

silentbobafett wrote:OKAY 10/10 and an A+ big thanks to the guy who mentioned above that he listens to commentary tracks while working!

I'm currently at work listening to the commentary to Bowfinger (I have a bunch of DVDs at work returned from someone and its the ONLY one with commentary!!!!)! Its pretty good!

I think Bowfiunger is a very underated film. If you like films or filmmaking then how can you not find it funny!?! Its so funny!

Eddie Murphy just said: "I can't get an oscar, a white guy playing a retard can get an oscar! Find me a script with a ALF slave and I'll get an Oscar!"

Add Murphy's delivery and you got one hell of a line! How is that not funny is that! :-)


That and "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" are both excellent underated notches in Steve Martin's bow.
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Postby silentbobafett on Tue Aug 08, 2006 5:57 am

"How is that not funny is that!"

What the fuck am I on about!!!

Magic Monkey you are indeed right. But I could tell some one to watch Dirty Rotten Scoundtrels and they would. Or at least fien interest.

With Bowfinger they look at you like your shit like you've asked them to watch Maid In Manhatten or something!

Honestly guys, if you like movies and ain't seen Bowfinger - RENT IT! Or better yet, buy it and rewatch for all the background gags!

So many film geeky things in there! One of my fave are the MExican illegals who work on the film set. MOre often than not they are in the background but boy do they get some good laughs in there! :-)
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Postby darkjedijaina on Fri Aug 11, 2006 12:14 am

Bruce Campbell does great commentaries. The one on Evil Dead is my favorite.
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Postby minstrel on Fri Aug 11, 2006 1:40 am

OK, so how 'bout lousy commentaries? The worst I've heard is Tom Shadyac on Liar, Liar. It's basically a long love poem to Jim Carrey. I'll paraphrase:

"Jim is just so great in this scene ..."
"Look at the great work Jim does here ..."
"I really think Cary Elwes did a fantastic job in this scene, by staying out of Jim's way ..."
"Look at the fantastic job done by this actor to stay in the background while Jim does his genius thing ..."
[For a scene without Jim Carrey] "I ... I just have nothing to say about this scene at all."

That was pretty much the whole thing. I got the impression that Shadyac thinks directing a film is the easiest job in the world: Just point the camera at Jim Carrey and say "Action".

Sheesh.
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Postby silentbobafett on Mon Sep 25, 2006 5:18 am

Thing is, if you got Carrey in your low rate comedy, Shadyac is probably right!!!

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Postby silentbobafett on Mon Sep 25, 2006 5:24 am

So anyway, I'm here to have a rant!

There is something on DVD commentary tracks that bothers the fuck out of me! It always has, but I've never had anywhere to vent that anger and frustration before.

I'm curently listening to Halloween 25th Anniversary commentary track and one of my HATES is on theere... and I've decided to come on here and see if anyone else feels like me. Am I alone? WHat are the reasons for it? etc etc

BUT WHATS THE FUCKING PROBLEM!!!!:

Here it is:

I love commentary tracks. Love em. Its one of the big things about DVDs for me. I'll often buy a film I'm not too crazy about just for the commentary (great example: Batman and Robin - I just wanted to know what Shumacher had to say about it!)

anyway, when you have a group of filmmakers in one room it can be fun. Actors and crew etc. Smetime that can be too busy, but when they let each other talk - its cool.

But I HATE IT (AARRRGGGHHHH) which is happening right now on Halloween, when they record them all on seprate occasions and then EDIT THEM TOGETHER!!!!

So I want to know what John Carpenter has to say about a scene, but they presume I want to hear Jamie Lee Curtis!

Why do this? Whats the point? If they put them on different commentary tracks then at the VERY least it adds value to the dvd set. I mean I look at a DVD with three commentaries, its gonna be hard for me not to buy it!

Let me choose who I want to listen to! If they've recorded it, why not stick it all on!?!

I see no reason for this. Its not for space saving, I know that for a factoid!

Anyone agree? ANyone know any fucking slight reason why they might do it?

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Postby Doc Holliday on Mon Sep 25, 2006 8:35 am

I know what you mean SBF...but I think the reason for it most commonly is simply logistics.

Perhaps it is simply how busy those involved are (Say...Spiderman 2 commentary) or perhaps it is the sheer number of contributors (cast commentary on LOTR).

I think the LOTR cast commentary in particular shows that it can be done well - but it is annoying when there is one person on the comentary that is wrecking it for everyone else. Each time they come on you can't help but think what you are missing out on from any of the other contributors.

For example...

....if there had been a way of removing Alba from the FF commentary and letting Chiklis talk more that'd have been great.

and also, anyone notice anything weird about the commentary on Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back? All's well fro about 65% of the movie...then it sounds as if Mewes goes off and gets himself smacked up because when he comes back he's pretty incomprehensible for the rest of the film and you kinda sense Smith is getting mildly pissed with him - in the end the others just talk over him, pretty much ignoring what he's saying....
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Postby WillTurner on Mon Sep 25, 2006 8:38 am

Well, if you want to make out all the actors were buddies on set...;)
Whilst I do echo the praise for Kevin Smith commentaries (the Mallrats one is great!), he does go a bit overboard on extras sometimes (I really didn't need to see the shooting script for a deleted scene that is in itself much,much too long).
Not a commentary, but I love the Making Of on the Robocop special edition, mainly for the lunacy that is Paul Verhoven ("I thought the script was stupid!" to "Robcop is an American Jesus")
Worst commentary- Kinka Usher on Mystery Men, Ben Stiller on Zoolander. Very dry.
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Postby silentbobafett on Mon Sep 25, 2006 8:40 am

Jay in the commentary to Clerks is brilliant! FOr a start they are watching a pirate of their own movie cos no one had a copy in the area (they were in a hotel filming Mallrats at the time) but JAY is PISSED (and probbaly stoned) off of his fucking head! He is just passed out on the floor and every so often someone nudges or kicks him and he says something! Well funny!

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Postby silentbobafett on Mon Sep 25, 2006 8:44 am

OH yeah, forgot my point!

Ummm, what I meant commentaries was about GROUP commentaries - they can lead to very intersting debates etc

I mean when they have each been recorded at SEPERATE TIMES and then spliced together.

2 examples: Halloween - Carpenter, Lee-Curtis and Hill... all 3 seperate recordings, all edited together! Why? Why can't I/we listen to them on their own? Commentaries don't take up any room on a disc!

Fight Club: The director with actors commentary starts promising. If I remember correctly its Fincher with Pitt and Norton... but Bonham-Carter is recorded seperatly. Yet they edit her in! So when the three guys are talking about something interesting, Carter is EDITED in and starts talking about something. Not saying her comments aren't interesting, but it doesn't work with the flow.

I l ike commentaries because of how they run. The flow of conversation or talk from someone talking about the film. REvealing facts or just geeking out!

But when someone is edited in who you KNOW wasn't even there for the commentary its annoying!

I'd like to listen to tracks by Hill and Curtis and Carter - but they're own tracks or when they do it all at the same time. Not when they are doine days or weeks a part, thousands of miles away, unaware of what each is saying, and then some dickwad intern in LA edits them together!

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Postby silentbobafett on Tue Sep 26, 2006 4:01 am

Awww man! I was hoping for an uprising! Of millions of repressed DVD fans swarming to the streets demanding uniterruppted, decent commentaries! :-)
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Postby Ribbons on Mon Jun 25, 2007 4:28 pm

I really like the commentary for Breach, which just came out earlier this month. Writer-director Billy Ray is paired up with former FBI agent Eric O'Neill, the real-life counterpart of Ryan Phillippe's character who was assigned to work with and spy on Robert Hanssen, a double-agent who'd supplied the Russian government with counter-intelligence on the United States for decades. Between the two of them, a lot of information is downloaded about the case on which the movie is based and the technical aspects of making the movie itself, including explanations for how and why the story occasionally deviates from reality (though not as often as you'd think), and in-depth analyses of the work done by the actors, production designer Wynn Thomas and DP Tak Fujimoto, as well as the constant stream of homages to '70s films laced throughout the run-time. The movie itself is just OK, but the track alone makes it worth at least a rental, if you're into commentaries.
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Postby LaDracul on Mon Jun 25, 2007 4:36 pm

Jason Flemyng and Tony Curran's commentary on LXG. (Flemyng challenging Eric Bana to a fight...classic.)

Richard Roxburgh, Shuler Hensley and Will Kemp on "Van Helsing". (On Marishka getting killed-"Bye bye, Maybelline!")

The characters of "Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends" on the episode "Store Wars". (Not particularly a good one, but it was a pretty interesting idea for a character commentary.)
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Postby Zarles on Mon Jun 25, 2007 5:07 pm

Sorry if it's been mentioned, but the Pixar commentaries are always fantastic. The Toy Story movies and Monsters, Inc. commentaries with Lassiter and Pete Docter are side-splittingly good.
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Postby monorail77 on Mon Jun 25, 2007 5:45 pm

The commentary for The Incredibles was very disappointing. Brad Bird just ends up thanking a lot of people, naming hundreds of people that worked on different visual aspects but whom we don't know or care about. He hardly talks about the film or the process at all. About half way through he says that he should probably try to stop naming all these people as they all did such a wonderful job and he'll probably leave some people out by mistake. Then he goes right back to naming more people and continually saying what a great job they did. So boring.
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Postby monorail77 on Mon Jun 25, 2007 5:50 pm

I have the last Bond movie box sets that were released last Christmas. I've listened to a few of those commentaries and I think they're really slick and very informative. They are the edited kind where they piece together some real time commentary and some interview bits from the past. They are sort of "hosted" by a central narrator type (some Bond movie expert) but they're flawlessly put together from excellent sources. They're very different from the type of commentary track where a few people sit in a room and just watch the film together and say whatever pops into their heads. I like they style of the Bond commentaries because they are packed with info and logically put together. I'm not saying every commentary should be like this, but they work for the Bond films.
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Postby DennisMM on Mon Jun 25, 2007 5:59 pm

tapehead wrote:On the Revenge of the Sith Commentary, right around where Mace Windu is fighting with the Emporer, GL starts talking about Mace's 'purple lazer sword' - a PURPLE LAZER SWORD? Is it just me or is this very wrong?
WTF is a Purple Lazer Sword? It's like he has no respect for the very myths he himself created
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Postby Lord Voldemoo on Mon Jun 25, 2007 6:01 pm

he has always referred to them as "laser swords" instead of lightsabers, even before the prequels. Not sure why, but I think it's purposeful for some reason. I think they are even written into the script (such that it is) that way.
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Postby DennisMM on Mon Jun 25, 2007 6:03 pm

But it doesn't matter, because they are movies for children.


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Postby King Of Nowhere on Mon Jun 25, 2007 6:05 pm

Shaun Of The Dead had a great commentary track, i think there are 4 on the disk, but the one with all the cast was just brilliant.

the Donnie Darko Directors Cut with Kevin Smith & Richard Kelly was good too.
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Postby The Hellboy on Mon Jun 25, 2007 11:46 pm

silentbobafett wrote:2 examples: Halloween - Carpenter, Lee-Curtis and Hill... all 3 seperate recordings, all edited together! Why? Why can't I/we listen to them on their own? Commentaries don't take up any room on a disc!


Yes, they do take up space - especially when you have multiple commentaries and DTS and Dolby EX, etc. All these things add up and take up space.

Using HALLOWEEN as your example, maybe the reason you get commentary over a specific sequence from Jamie Lee Curtis rather than John Carpenter is because John didn't have anything particularly profound to say? Because it happens more often than you think. Sometimes 2 different people have amazing stuff that you really want to use, but you have to decide which person is going to do it. Sometimes its political.

As somebody who actually has to put these things together, record and supervise the editing - I can tell you its really hard work. You guys mentioned one of ours earlier and it was an epic feat to get everyone recorded and edited for that film - and all of it at the end of the project. Tough stuff.
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Postby Zarles on Mon Jun 25, 2007 11:54 pm

mono, you're right. The commentary for The Incredibles was kinda lame. That, and Brad Bird YELLS A LOT when he talks. It's very passionate and humorous yelling, but it's STILL YELLING.
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Postby minstrel on Tue Jun 26, 2007 12:31 am

The commentary for the original "The In-Laws" with Alan Arkin and Peter Falk was funny, because clearly Falk was completely plastered when it was recorded. Arkin and the director are trying to be normal and make sense, and Falk is this guffawing, wheezing barroom drunk on his tenth Scotch. Fortunately, he doesn't have much to say.
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Postby moose4787 on Thu Jun 28, 2007 8:36 pm

I think that renny harlin movies would also go in to the so bad there good catagory. "How do you kill the evil, do you shoot it, do you stab it, do you send it in to the outer space" deep blue see. Now just say that in a bad eruo trash accent, and you have all of them. I also like" I think the micanical sharks are actually scarier than the real ones" I refound my love for renny comintaries while doing the die hard trilogy in preperation for die hard 4
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Postby wonkabar on Tue Sep 04, 2007 5:37 pm

KING OF NEW YORK: Special Edition

You can buy this puppy in the states right now for $3.99 at Best-Buy....

Director Abel Ferrara.....Greatest. FUCKING. Commentary. EVER!
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Postby Jahbulon on Tue Nov 27, 2007 12:59 am

Didn't feel quite up to watching any full-blown movies today, so I decided to just listen to a couple of commentaries that I'd been meaning to get to for years.

First off I listed to William Friedkin scatting over The French Connection. Man does this guy sound badass. If he ever finds himself hard-up for cash, he'd make a mint making audiobook recordings of Elmore Leonard-esque dimestore novels.

I didn't realise how closely based on real events that movie was. It seems like in every scene he'd make a comment like, "this was the actual bar where Popeye and Cloudy busted the dealers. Oh, and that is the actual dealer playing himself..."

Wicked commentary, Friedkin didn't let up for a second.

The next commentary I listened to was the cast track to The Last House on the Left. Yikes, I feel sorry for whoever was in the room with these guys while they were recording. First off, David Hess, a.k.a Krug puts the mania in maniac. Then there's Fred J Lincoln, who spends most of the time regaling us with anecdotes about his life spent in the adult industry (his last pr0n movie out of a career spanning hundreds & hundreds was released just three years ago, while in his '70s! Don't believe me, look up his IMDB page). It's also fun to hear them slam the the movie as, other than David Hess, they didn't much care for Last House. Hess' anecdote about how he kept on begging Wes Craven, in front of the screen rape victim, to let him do it for real to make her fear more convincing is just the icing on the cake. I had to have a shower after listening to these lunatics. Still, it does make watching the movie that much easier.
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Postby Zarles on Mon May 19, 2008 10:12 pm

Paul Giamatti and Thomas Hayden Church are HILARIOUS on the commentary for 'Sideways'. I watched it this weekend on a recommendation from some other bunch of internet movie nerds, and the shit is priceless. It's basically the two of them trying to crack each other up for two hours by being as pretentious as they possibly can. I like to envision it as an ode to the character of Miles in that movie.
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Postby so sorry on Thu May 29, 2008 12:07 pm

So I'm watching/listening to the LOTR: Two Towers Appendicies at work... LOVE all the history talk of Tolkien and how/why/when he wrote LOTR. Fascinating stuff.
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Postby instant_karma on Thu May 29, 2008 1:23 pm

Zarles wrote:Paul Giamatti and Thomas Hayden Church are HILARIOUS on the commentary for 'Sideways'. I watched it this weekend on a recommendation from some other bunch of internet movie nerds, and the shit is priceless. It's basically the two of them trying to crack each other up for two hours by being as pretentious as they possibly can. I like to envision it as an ode to the character of Miles in that movie.


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Postby WinslowLeach on Thu May 29, 2008 1:38 pm

One guy who does awesome commentaries is Joe Bob Briggs. If you can ever watch a DVD with commentary by him (for exploitation films mostly), then check it out. Even if youre not a big exploitation film fan, its really entertaining.
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Postby Nachokoolaid on Thu May 29, 2008 2:17 pm

Did anyone ever chack out that commentary for The Fountain? I downloaded it, but never listened and I was wondering if it'd be worth my time.
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Postby WinslowLeach on Thu May 29, 2008 2:36 pm

wonkabar wrote:KING OF NEW YORK: Special Edition

You can buy this puppy in the states right now for $3.99 at Best-Buy....

Director Abel Ferrara.....Greatest. FUCKING. Commentary. EVER!


The movie rules too! 8-)

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Postby so sorry on Thu May 29, 2008 2:38 pm

Nachokoolaid wrote:Did anyone ever chack out that commentary for The Fountain? I downloaded it, but never listened and I was wondering if it'd be worth my time.


If you're an insomniac, it's well worth your time.


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Postby yorrick brown on Fri May 30, 2008 9:30 pm

ThisIsTheGirl wrote:
vicious_bastard wrote:

The Armageddon commentary is also excellent, although I imagine most of you hate that film! Affleck says some hilarious shit on his commentary, there is also one by some NASA dude who talks about how most of the ideas in the movie are bogus. Finally, even the Baymeister comes out with a funny, when he's talking about how worried they were during filming: "We thought it was gonna suck The Big One". I still use that line from time to time....



thats a great commentary.They know what kind of movie they made and aren`t scared to admit it.I like when affleck says "how do they know he`s the best oil driller in the world ?,its not like they have a contest.Its not like i`m the best cappuccino maker in the world". or when he says"your telling me they can`t teach nasa scientists how to use a drill?."

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Postby Worst Part's Almost Over on Fri May 30, 2008 9:36 pm

Any commentary featuring Ben Burtt is to be avoided at all costs.
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Re: Comments on Commentaries

Postby LaDracul on Tue Aug 12, 2008 8:15 pm

The Cheese commentary on "Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends" is f--king classic.

Cheese (In Episode): I like chocolate milk.
Cheese (Commentary): Yeah, I feel ya...
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