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Stop-Loss (2008)

Commentaries on this disc:

Commentary 1: Screenwriter/director Kimberly Peirce and co-screenwriter Mark Richard Rating:9.0/10 (1 vote) [graph]Login to vote or review
Reviewed by grimjack on July 3rd, 2021:Find all reviews by grimjack
Not terribly exciting or funny, but does exactly what a great commentary should. She goes into great detail talking about what research led to scenes being done a certain way that were not originally scripted. What different actors brought that she couldnt see on the page. She points out accidental perfection in some moments, like the bottle breaking the window, or the British actress disarming a pistol like she would have thought only an actual Texan could have done.

She also talks a lot about the whole point of a Stop Loss, and why she thought the movie was about an important topic, but could not preach, and instead be entertaining as best as you can about a tough subject.

The best compliment I can give to a commentary is deserved here... That it made me appreciate the film a lot more than I did watching it.