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Donnie Darko (2001)

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NOTE: These commentaries are only on the original, theatrical cut DVD release. A different commentary is on the director's cut Donnie Darko DVD.

Commentaries on this disc:

Commentary 1: Writer/director Richard Kelly and actor Jake Gyllenhaal Rating:7.7/10 (15 votes) [graph]Login to vote or review
Reviewed by Robanhood on May 2nd, 2009:Find all reviews by Robanhood
This is an example of a good commentary! Maybe it's not the most information filled, but it sure has enough facts about everything related to making this movie. It also has the little more-or-less-funny details, these mostly provided by Jake Gyllenhaal. Gyllenhaal turns out to be a really funny guy, remembering all the funny situations and anecdotes from the filming. (He even does a great imitation of Christopher Walken. How he gets there is just a perfect example of this conversation floating into surprising places.)
Reviewed by ipatrick on February 27th, 2013:Find all reviews by ipatrick
It's a good commentary and they talk all throughout but I was put off by Gyllenhaall, who wouldn't stop making jokes and wouldn't let Kelly speak. I think Kelly should have had his own track since it is him who has stuff to say and who in fact does. It's interesting and entertaining but it is not good, in how distracting it is to have Jake Gyllenaahll making jokes and being an ass for two hours.
Commentary 2: Writer/director Richard Kelly, producer Sean McKittrick, actors Drew Barrymore, Jena Malone, Beth Grant, Mary McDonnell, Holmes Osborne, Katharine Ross, and James Duval Rating:8.0/10 (10 votes) [graph]Login to vote or review