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Commentary or commentaries may refer to:


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  • Commentary (philology), a line-by-line or even word-by-word explication of a text
  • Audio commentary track for DVDs, an additional audio track that plays in real time with video and comments on the video
  • Sports commentary or play-by-play, a running description of a game or event in real time, usually during a live broadcast
    • Color commentary, supplementing play-by-play commentary, often filling in any time when play is not in progress
  • Atthakatha, commentaries on the Pāli Canon in Theravāda Buddhism
  • Criticism, the practice of judging the merits and faults of something or someone
  • Commentary! The Musical, the musical commentary accompanying Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
  • Commentary or narration, the words in a documentary film
  • Exegesis or Bible commentary, a critical explanation or interpretation of a text, especially a religious text
  • Literary criticism, the study, evaluation, and interpretation of literature
    • Close reading in literary criticism, the careful, sustained interpretation of a brief passage of text
  • Political criticism or political commentary, criticism that is specific of or relevant to politics

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