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Planet of the Apes
These commentaries are only on the 2-disc "Special Edition" Planet of the Apes DVD.
Commentaries on this disc:
Actors Roddy McDowell, Natalie Trundy, and Kim Hunter, and makeup artist John Chambers
Rating:3.1/10 (13 votes) [
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Reviewed by closedface on February 8th, 2005
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Cuts from interviews, with LONG pauses inbetween. VERY LONG pauses. Stick to watching the documentary on disc 2.
Reviewed by Kram Sacul on November 27th, 2005
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Absolutely terrible. Consisting of snippits from interviews with the longest gaps in between. Will eventually drive you insane.
Reviewed by TouristInTheCity on October 9th, 2012
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There are 8 scattered comments at these approximate times:
0:15:15 (american flag)
1:00:00 ("take your paws off me you dirty ape")
1:05:00 (the Hearing)
1:46:00 ("your breed")
Roddy McDowell's remarks are wonderful: "Arthur was volatile; he was delicious"
Kim Hunter's remarks are quite interesting as they reflect back on the acting within the monkey.
Composer Jerry Goldsmith
Rating:4.7/10 (9 votes) [
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Reviewed by wem51 on December 12th, 2006
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This commentary by the late composer is quite interesting and is worth a listen by anyone who would like to learn more about the film from the composer's point of view.
Reviewed by musíl65 on December 30th, 2014
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There are a lot of gaps. That’s a shame. Goldsmith only talks from time to time. His points are very good. The commentary is about the music. He talks about his special working relationship with Shaffner, the style of the music for this movie, the instruments, electronic music and other of his filmmusic. Good points are also the scenes without music.
This is interesting, but too much silence on the track. 5 out of 10.
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