an objective opinion or description of characters or events occurring in the film, presented from an omniscient point of view by a commentator; the commentator's voice comes from off-camera, and is presented on the soundtrack as a voice-over; also refers to one of the added features on various DVDs in which a cast member, director, film critic, or film historian 'comments' on the film in some way Example: the newsreel "News on the March" prologue to Citizen Kane (1941); also the commentary provided by critic Roger Ebert, or film directors Peter Bogdanovich or Martin Scorsese on special editions of DVDs
Recorded after the wedding, the bride, groom deliver a running commentary over the length of the wedding the video. Movies released on DVD often include commentary from the director or lead actors. This is a feature that can be turned on or off at the viewer's discretion.
Audio Commentary / Multi-Audio:"Commentary" or "multi-audio" track is an audio option which allows the viewer to hear relevant participants in a film, such as directors, actors, produces etc (or critics, in some cases), share their thoughts and observations on a program. This alternate audio may include other features as well, such as radio programs or audio books. Video Commentary: This is where you see the silhouettes of the people commenting on the movie while you are watching the movie. This is often referred to as MST3K-style commentary because it is similar to the show Mystery Science Theater 3000, in which the principal characters would watch the movie and mock it as it progressed. In order to achieve this effect, one of the subtitle tracks was used. It has been used on the following movies: Ghostbusters (only in 4x3 mode) Muppets From Space