The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Wednesday, January 30, 2002

The MPAA is really going to love this idea …

I'd love to hear a commentary track by someone who hates a movie, ripping it to shreds. Or a track by an expert who disagrees with the facts in a film. Or a track by someone with a moral or philosophical argument to make. Or even a Wayne's World style track from dudes down in the basement who think The Mummy Returns is way cool.

Via E V H E A D, You, too, Can be a DVD Movie Critic

It could be said that Pink Floyd did this to the Wizard of Oz (but that is still unsubstantiated) so the technique is actually quite old, and Roger Ebert has some excellent ideas for commentary. I can just see Mark, Kelly, Rob and I doing commentary for movies like WarGames (“Cool!”), Hackers (“What a piece of dung!” “But it has Angelina Jolie's breasts!”), Swordfish (“What a load of crap!” “But it has Halle Berry's breasts!”) or even The Net (“What a horrible film!” “And it doesn't even have Sandra Bullock's breasts in it!”).

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