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What DVD's have good commentary from the DP?

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Spike Lee's  'Do the Right Thing' has great commentary by Ernest Roscoe Dickerson

(Beside DVD...YouTube, Vimeo interview or audio interview also works.)

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Deakins does the commentary on Fargo. It's interesting because it's so minimal, a lot of the times he runs out of stuff to say well before the film is over. Reminds me how simple great cinematography can be.

For "In the Mouth of Madness," John Carpenter does a commentary with DP Gary Kibbe. It is essentially an interview, with Carpenter asking Kibbe about his approach to each scene. I always love Carpenter's commentary, he's so humble and takes such an honest interest in the work of his collaborators.

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A Hard Day's Night has good commentary on a number of the 3 disk Criterion set. Especially from editors.

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My Fair Lady had some good commentary about how they did things in the old days. As far as lighting tests, etc. I think it was the 50th Anniversary edition, but saw it a while back. 

They used stand-ins and shot the scenes for lighting and film tests days before the actual shoot. They left very little to chance. Real masters of their craft. Also great restoration before and after examples.

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