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Recommended DVDs with DP Commentary tracks


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#1 Jeremy Parsons

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Posted 19 January 2014 - 11:14 PM

I still rent Netflix DVDs primarily for the commentary tracks. Most common tracks are the Director with either a Producer or some Actors. Occasionally I will find one with the DP among the commentary.

 

So far, ones I have found that were very informative were:

 

Capote - Adam Kimmel (Lars and the Real Girl, Never let me Go)

Scott Pilgrim - Bill Pope (Matrix trilogy, Fur, MIB 3)

Tropic Thunder - John Toll (Braveheart, Iron Man 3) - He doesn't say much in this.

 

Not a DP, but I've been watching early Bogdanovich's work with Lazlo Kovacs (Targets, Paper Moon) Peter goes into great detail about how they worked together in planning the shots. 

 

I am curious what DVDs you have found that have DP commentary tracks available? I'd love to rent them. 

 

-JP 


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#2 Shawn Martin

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 02:07 AM

"The Score" - Rob Hahn
"X2" - Newton Thomas Sigel
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Posted 27 January 2014 - 10:06 PM

Thanks! I'll have to try those. 

 

Funny. A lifetime ago, I used to be a Landscape Architect. Robert Hahn was one of my boss's clients!


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#4 Rob Rosenbaum

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Posted 29 April 2014 - 12:07 PM

_Requiem for a Dream_ - Matthew Libatique

 

I've only rented the blu-ray, but I imagine the DVD will have the same features.


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