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Director Frank Oz
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Reviewed by Uniblab on August 16th, 2009
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This commentary is not as informative as the one Frank Oz did for "The Score" and has the same "didactic" style, which is less directed toward the creative process behind the creation of the movie and more focused about the practical and technical aspects of its making. Oz explains a lot about how the previews influenced the editing of the movie; he points the exact point in a couple of sequences where scenes from reshoots take place, and even describes in a very detailed way the work of a script supervisor.
Reviewed by Magneat-o on September 7th, 2017
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Frank Oz usually offers good, thorough commentary. He touches on so many aspects of the movie just by following one aspect of direction and following the idea all the way through. Like drawing a big circle that covers everything. I also enjoy his commentary because I can almost imagine I hear a little bit of Yoda, Grover and Fozzie bear talking.
He seems to be obsessed with the idea of not overlighting a comedy but instead looking for definition and shadow, creating a more realistic mood. He returns back to this point 3 times. Alright Grover, we get it.
Anyway, its good as susual from Oz and he chuckles to himself in the funnier scenes which he seems to like to do.
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