I first discovered DVD director commentaries during finals weeks in college (hello distraction!). There’s something inspiring about listening to successful people talk about methods and creativity. I’m noticing more and more similarities between how movies and TV shows get made and books, especially the revising. Each scene has to move things along, characters have to be developed, the tone or voice has to be right.

My favorite commentary by far is for the movie A Knight’s Tale. A fantastic mix of moviemaking details with quirky cast stories. Does anyone else listen to commentaries? Which is your favorite?

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