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Batman Returns (1992)

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NOTE: This commentary is only on the October 2005 2-disc special edition. Prior DVD releases did not have any commentaries.

Commentaries on this disc:

Commentary 1: Director Tim Burton Rating:7.2/10 (13 votes) [graph]Login to vote or review
Reviewed by miklovelka on August 3rd, 2008:Find all reviews by miklovelka
As in the first Batman special edition commentary, Burton seems really into discussing the film.He tells some great stories about the casting process,his dealings with the executives and also explains how different the experience was compared to the first one.
Reviewed by Hungry Baz on February 22nd, 2013:Find all reviews by Hungry Baz
Tim kind of sucks at doing commentaries:

"So in this scene, I tried to....... well, you know....... actually....... I er........ y'y'y' know....... kinda, well........ it's like, erm........ it's almost er...... I, I, I,...... y,y,y, know.......... I, er........."

Imagine listening to that for 2 hours.
Reviewed by robmanley311 on June 15th, 2014:Find all reviews by robmanley311
Burton did great for the time he was in. He obviously cared more about the freaky villains than Batman. Regardless he gave us two Batman movies so yay for that. Now to enjoy a fun&basically flat out better commentary just go to Kevin Smith's podcast Fatman on Batman. On #49 of his Fatman on Batman,Kevin Smith & Marc Bernardin give a hilarious an entertaining commentary that you can sync to Batman Returns.
Fatman on Batman can be found on itunes or smodcast.com
Reviewed by TylerMirage on October 2nd, 2016:Find all reviews by TylerMirage
This commentary starts off stronger than it finishes. The problem is that once Burton loosens up and gets more relaxed, his commentating begins to, you know, degrade into a lot of...heh heh, you know, a more casual and...scatterbrained, you know, method of speaking, heh heh.

With that said, though, it's still a relatively solid commentary. I keep saying this, but with someone as low key as Burton, the commentary would've greatly benefited from having an additional participant.

Burton spends a lot of time talking about his choices regarding the villains and it shows just how much thought he put into the decisions on them. Batman is more of a side character (which honestly, I'm fine with in this movie), yet also gets his share of commentary time. Plenty of anecdotes and tidbits sprinkled throughout the movie.