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Director John Moore
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Reviewed by The Cubist on October 24th, 2006
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Moore is joined by producer Glenn Williamson and editor Dan Zimmerman. They talk about the “Vatican-ness” (?!) of the Prague locations. Moore tells an anecdote about screening dailies of the scene where Liev Schreiber's character learns that his baby has died and how there wasn’t a dry eye in the house. There is a self-congratulatory air to this track as these men are inexplicably proud of this mess. Moore is convinced that there is genuine chemistry between Schreiber and co-star Julia Stiles (are they watching the same movie?) and tell plenty of filming anecdotes in between complimenting each other. Avoid at all cost.
Reviewed by DK91 on July 7th, 2007
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A fun commentary that whilst slightly acerbic manges to engage and actaully get some decent filmmaking points in there. Moore makes for the most communicative of the group in the booth, and he seems at least half aware of some of the movie's problems. The anecdotes do fly a little freely but overall an enjoyable listen if you have the time.
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