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Mission Impossible 2 (2000)

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Commentary 1: Director John Woo Rating:6.6/10 (13 votes) [graph]Login to vote or review
Reviewed by Blunt on June 7th, 2004:Find all reviews by Blunt
It's nice that John Woo does commentaries, and there are a few interesting moments in this track. But it has to be said - his English isn't so great, and his accent's pretty strong. Unfortunately, this doesn't make it very easy on the ear ; you may find that there isn't quite enough of interest to get you all the way to the end.
Reviewed by Pete on June 17th, 2004:Find all reviews by Pete
Sweet lord! All he does is ramble.
Reviewed by pat00139 on March 27th, 2007:Find all reviews by pat00139
This isn’t Mr. Woo’s best track, like the others said. There are a few spots, especially in the second half in the movie, where dead air is quite lengthy (up to about 5 minutes at one time). When he does talk, though, it’s very interesting. He talks about how he got the project, what he wanted to do (he takes this movie as a love story more than a spy movie), the actors, the characters, the music, the cinematography, the stunts and some other, more minor things. When he speaks about the actors, for example, he talks about how he handles them. For him, they’re like his family, and he likes them to follow their instincts. He talks about the origins of the famous Woo hero with a gun in each hand (it started with Chow Yun-Fat in ‘A Better Tomorrow’). He also talks a lot about music and how important it is for him (yipee!). To him, editing an action scene is like making a musical number. There are a lot of interesting little stories like these throughout the track. There’s a little too much dead air for my taste, but it’s still a good track to listen to.
Reviewed by Thames Ironworks on March 29th, 2009:Find all reviews by Thames Ironworks
When he does talk, you can't understand what he says...which is a bit of a hindrance.