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The Flintstones (1994)


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Commentary 1: Director Brian Levant Rating: no votes yetLogin to vote or review
Reviewed by badge on July 22nd, 2014:Find all reviews by badge
There's probably not many people interested in listening to this track, given that the film was so-so at best, but director Levant maintains an enthusiasm and commitment to providing as much as he can in the hour and a half that he has - "I'm one of the 33 writers on this film", he announces from the onset with tongue firmly in cheek (and later raves that it was "mildly received" at a Royal Gala performance at the UK, but that at least Prince Charles enjoyed it). About halfway through the running time he interrupts himself to say that he hopes he's not leaving any gaps in the commentary. There's no fear of that - he jumps between background info and scene-specific details without a pause. It's actually a better track than the film probably deserves, but after hearing the extensive amount of prehistoric sight gags that litter the film's art direction, I'm inclined to treat this film a bit more generously than when I first watched it. I'll never agree with him that Rosie O'Donnell should have been Betty though.