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Audio commentaries in English, from the otherwise Danish Podcast Double D's Definitive DVD Podcast.

Double D's Definitive DVD Podcast - Audio Commentaries David Bjerre and Dennis Rosenfeld

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Audio commentaries in English, from the otherwise Danish Podcast Double D's Definitive DVD Podcast.

    Event Horizon Commentary

    Event Horizon Commentary

    We can't help ourselves, so we're heading to hell for another stab at a Paul W.S. Anderson film. This time we're talking about Event Horizon from 1997, written by Philip Eisner, starring Laurence Fishburne og Sam Neill, along with Anderson regulars Jason Isaacs and Sean Pertwee.

    On this track we cover:
    • The flawed story and what could have been
    • The physics-defying techno babble
    • Visual effects and designs
    • We explain why we love the film unconditionally anyway
    • And why, in the future, we're still going to need old-fashioned pens

    • 1 hr 38 min
    The Shining Commentary

    The Shining Commentary

    Time to take a look at a little film about a family going slowly insane together: The Shining from 1980, directed by Stanley Kubrick, based on the book by Stephen King. Hated and revered, analyzed by many who shouldn't, but nevertheless the work of a master.

    Join us as we train the light on this controversial film to find out if it really shines all that brightly.

    On this track we cover:
    • Kubrick's visuals and narrative style
    • The production and Kubrick's work methods
    • The novel vs. the film
    • Shelley Duvall's teeth
    • The insane conspiracy theories

    • 2 hrs 27 min
    The Last Man on Earth Commentary

    The Last Man on Earth Commentary

    Time to tackle an old.... classic? This is the original adaptation of Richard Matheson's novel I Am Legend. starring Vincent Price, as the last man on earth, battling hordes of bloodthirsty vampires. The movie is in public domain, and can be watched for free on YouTube.

    On this track we cover:
    • The film vs. the original novel
    • Later adaptations
    • What could have been - unproduced screenplays
    • Zombie / vampire / outbreak movies
    • The realities of surviving in a post-apocalyptic world

    PS: David accidentally says the wrong running time. It's 1:26:44 (not 48).

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Mission Impossible, "Recovery" Commentary

    Mission Impossible, "Recovery" Commentary

    In this bonus episode we talk about the old Mission: Impossible TV show, while we watch one of the classic episodes, "Recovery" - the last episode from season 2. The episode was directed by Robert Totten, and written by William Read Woodfield & Allan Balter. Please note that this is not a hardcore scene-specific track, just a bit of extra fun, so we can talk about some of the stuff we couldn't fit into the main track for Mission: Impossible (1996). On this track we cover: • The style and structure • The creation of the original show • Favorite moments from the show • The slow decline of the series • And much more

    • 52 min
    Mission Impossible Commentary

    Mission Impossible Commentary

    Tom Cruise stars as Ethan Hunt in Brian De Palma's 1996 big screen adaptation of Mission: Impossible, the classic TV show, created by Bruce Geller.

    Our mission is: To investigate this fantastic action movie, with a critical eye, especially in terms of plot and connection to the original show.

    On this track we cover:
    • The logic of the plot
    • The movie franchise vs. the series
    • The origin of the series
    • Tom Cruise the movie star
    • And much more

    • 1 hr 52 min
    Lara Croft Tomb Raider commentary

    Lara Croft Tomb Raider commentary

    Angelina Jolie IS Lara Croft, but is Simon West's Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) the ultimate adaptation of the classic computer game? Join us and find out, as we pull apart this Hollywood blockbuster.

    On this track we cover:
    • The problems with plot and writing
    • Simon West's direction
    • Angelina Jolie's.... talents.
    • Comparisons to Indiana Jones and other adventure films
    • The Illuminati

    • 1 hr 42 min

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