I'll admit it; like everyone else on the planet, I rarely listen to a DVD commentary while watching a DVD or Blu-ray, with the exceptions being when a) I'm madly in love with the film in question or b) I've been told by someone that it's actually worth two hours of my life to sit down, shut up and listen.
While you can find fascinating commentaries from the likes of Werner Herzog, Steven Soderbergh, Francis Ford Coppola and David Cronenberg, the most memorable ones tend to be those that manage to both harness our inner film geek through their obsessive level of detail, and often manage to do so with their tongue rooted firmly in their cheek.
Some of these commentaries are straight-up examinations of the subject at hand - albeit done so to a highly authoritative, intelligent degree - though most will have the geek within cackling like a maniac at the thought that somebody even bothered to make such a niche DVD feature...
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