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Dialect coach Erik Singer once again analyzes the accents of some of Hollywood's biggest names. How accurate were their accents, really? Check out more from Erik here: http://www.eriksinger.com/ Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 ABOUT WIRED WIRED is where tomorrow is realized. Through thought-provoking stories and videos, WIRED explores the future of business, innovation, and culture. Movie Accent Expert Breaks Down 28 More Actors' Accents | WIRED
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Strider Productions (32 minutes ago)
I thought he was gonna do the accent
JellybeanRowse (2 hours ago)
If they do another episode like this it would be awesome to hear the analysis of Laura Fraser (Scottish) in Breaking Bad as her character Lydia Rodarte-Quayle. I had no idea she was Scottish!
Christoph Waltz (5 hours ago)
Can we get an accent expert to critique HIS accent?
Jordan Duckworth (19 hours ago)
Southern Irish.... circles the entire ROI... I uhh... nah.
josh bp (1 day ago)
Thanks Dennis
Giulia Grosso (1 day ago)
Please do a video on why no one can do a South African accent 😂
FilK79 (1 day ago)
2:40 however, what is extremely unrealistic is that the actor has clearly black blood while Chileans are along the Argentinians the Latinos with less almost none black people in their community. Chileans are white mixed with Indigenous people. So the actor doesn´t look Chilean at all.
Craig Buck (1 day ago)
Would love to see him break down John Malkovich’s Poirot accent in the new ABC Murders.
deniz (1 day ago)
can you look at robert pattinson’s accent in good time next time? thank you!
Sahib Alvi (1 day ago)
How do I into this job?
Madi Macmillan (1 day ago)
As a kiwi (New Zealander) i want to see more on kiwi accents!
nicholas cicchillitti (1 day ago)
As a Canadian who is tired of the dumb American comedic version. I’d love to hear a successful Canadian English.
nicholas cicchillitti (1 day ago)
LOVE THESE Bring them back
Mohn JoJ Jarston (1 day ago)
Listening to Benedict cumberbatch doing a nasally 50s Boston businessman and actually kinda nailing it, it’s hilarious
pricey0986ify (2 days ago)
I thought that was just Sam Rockwell's natural accent lol
EM Elva (2 days ago)
so what's the difference between pacific NW and California?
bridget maloney (3 days ago)
What about some other Australians playing Americans? Simon Baker for example.
Mia Stardoll (3 days ago)
Wow, he's incredible
Gabriel Poblete (3 days ago)
El acento chileno es como el pico... acento mexicano y nada mas..
jen (3 days ago)
I'd be interested in hearing his take on Ralph Fiennes' accent in Schindler's List.
Starla Sue Pearson (4 days ago)
Is there a Pacific Northwest accent I had no idea
Chrysaura (4 days ago)
How have I never heard about The Dressmaker until now?? Thank you, the media has failed me apparently. Kate Winslet making dresses / wearing Dior in a small town is everything I want in a film.
Kita Pritasari (4 days ago)
my mind is blown throughout the entire video
Naiyowmee (4 days ago)
Zera Jeffry (4 days ago)
i really enjoy watching these kind of videos. i spent 30 minute watching this attentively when im supposed to be studying lol
Charlie Wright (4 days ago)
Wow I’ve seen BLL and i did not notice Kidman’s Aussie accent but in these clips it’s so obvious.
Gorgi Durham (4 days ago)
That’s hilarious. I actually thought Nicole’s character was meant to be Australian (I’m Australian and it sounded very Aussie to me), and that she just had a slight American accent because the character had been living in the US for a few years. I didn’t realise she was actually trying to act like she was American born.
Benjamin Matthews (4 days ago)
If you guys do this again I'd like to see his reaction to Agent Smith's accent in The Matrix
herbert moon (5 days ago)
This man is a maniac about accents
retards didnt like my name so ive changed it (5 days ago)
I'm Russian and my English friends say I don't have Russian accent. And I wanna believe it lol
Alexandra Bruce (5 days ago)
Andrew Lincoln May have done a decent American accent but after several years in Kentucky it’s not universal. There’s a northern “default” American accent that you hear in about 70% of Kentuckians, there’s the proper accent that sounds like southern belles and you start to hear those “pin-pen-pan” similarities, and finally there’s the Appalachian accent that you get way out where in eastern Kentucky and northerners can barely understand them
3797ID (6 days ago)
“There’s something that doesn’t fully cohere here”....🙄 Really?
Tyler Kaga-Davis (6 days ago)
I hate how people who aren’t even Asians see an Asian character with a distinctive accent/dialect and say it is stereotypical and offensive. Like the movie Silence, someone said it was offensive how the characters spoke when at the time, it was rare to speak English, even today most people can’t speak English and Japanese people who can, talk like the characters in Silence. Recently there are an increasing number of young Japanese people who can speak English with an American accent(still not a lot though)
이비Evee (6 days ago)
Tom Holland 😍
Saggy Pants (6 days ago)
Would be cool if he broke down Thor Heyerdahl's accent either in "Kon Tiki" or just in general. Never broken down a Scandinavian accent
Will Moffett (6 days ago)
Please break down politicians putting on fake accents to pander to local crowds.
Frank Kolton (6 days ago)
So where in the world is English spoken closest to it's laws pronunciation? In the America's upper midwest. Discounting Chicago-ese, the only regional accent that can be noticeable is on the leading E sometimes, instead of "eggs" it almost closer to the long A and sounds more like "aygs"
The Giant Killers (7 days ago)
Day Lewis completely nailed his Belfast accent.
IBmaster4 (7 days ago)
Here in Joizey we barely use the "R" sound LOL
James Cartmell (7 days ago)
John Kelly (7 days ago)
You really can't summarise "Southern Irish" as an accent. We're a small place, but even the difference between Cork and Kerry is huge despite being neighbouring counties. The pronounciation of words and syllables in different contexts and the inflection of the same words in both accents is completely difrerent. Galway, Sligo, Mayo, Wicklow, Dublin etc. all have very distinct accents. People still seem to have a very hard time figuring out our accents
Joshua Mendoza (7 days ago)
Do bogart the explorer!
MrGovandals (8 days ago)
I love this guy. Keep it coming
Zayne Drew (8 days ago)
was waiting for a welsh accent
Javier Salas (8 days ago)
LiLpEeP 4ever (9 days ago)
im south afrikan but i live in colorado so i was brought up speaking afrikaans as my first language and english as my second so my accent is p weird. i sound like a south afrikan trying to sound american. im getting better at it tho
Kammy Hornsby (9 days ago)
Can you do Jamaican vs other islands in the Caribbean?? I’m so tired of everyone thinking my family is Jamaican when Antiguans sound NOTHING like Jamaicans.
Kammy Hornsby (9 days ago)
I love when people know a ridiculous amount about obscure things. Now I’m going to binge these vids
lemon bundy (9 days ago)
a lot of rrrrussian people dont talk with such strrrrong accent as everybody think we are :с
Florencia Balori (9 days ago)
Anyway I think that it should be taken into consideration the fact that many movies, such as Red Sparrow, are made in English with the corresponding accent but the characters are actually supposed to be speaking their native language. This really bugs me sometimes, but I understand that the scope is to give us some sort of idea that the characters are not actually speaking English, so I cut them sone slack if it's not perfect.
Charlie Wright (9 days ago)
Jennifer Lawrence’s accent in Red Sparrow was tragic. It was just so over the top.
Marlee Gilman (9 days ago)
do new jersey/new york
HOBBIT cadillac (10 days ago)
(british generic accent) - aspiration = south asian accent
Trinh Tran (10 days ago)
Aw :( No canadain accents.
Ameerah toy fun Review!! (11 days ago)
Break down every KEY AND PEELE accent.
Ian H (12 days ago)
this man got me finding parts of my tongue i didnt know existed.
C. Duncan (12 days ago)
Do 21 savage American accent
Diego Andersen (12 days ago)
You can hear Cruz speaking with a Spanish accent all the way through that Donatella performance. She pronounces ALL of her consonants like a Spaniard. "He was a creator" has no Italian in it at all. Ditto "collector", "genius", "future", etc.
Mar184 (12 days ago)
Alright YT algorithm, you win. After all those weeks, I'm watching it now.
Indiepuff (13 days ago)
CANADIAN accents, please!
A Diamond (13 days ago)
I'd like to mention Mat Damon in the Bourne Identity.. as a native Dutch speaker I can tell you his pronunciation of Dutch and several other languages (German, French etc.) is really well done. It is very hard to learn if you don't learn it as a child, so hat off to that. Other then that.. Benedict Cumberbatch really amazes me.. just real class..
imfromtambunan (13 days ago)
I'm just here for my boy BRENDAN FRASER
Nick Pollard (14 days ago)
He is just incredible. I had to do a double take when I heard him say "isiXhosa" at 20:10. I can't even say that word.
AccentBase (14 days ago)
Please subscribe. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUoBrcwkgpjQjKGY1I2DGXA
Jamie Weber (14 days ago)
I live in the Pacific Northwest and didn’t know caught and cot were supposed to be pronounced differently lol
Bri Z (14 days ago)
My accents similar to his and I've always lived in texas
Mireia Fortuny Bernal (15 days ago)
Gosh this guy can even do clicks
Therese Mark (15 days ago)
i started having it hard to concentrate when seeing how his biceps almost doesn't fit in the shirt and how thicc his thighs are heLP
Therese Mark (15 days ago)
please do some scandinavian actors or accents!! scandinavia is as big as like half of europe and we're always left out
rich lopez (15 days ago)
Which accent is best for the body ? Both breathing and muscle for mouth throat
Kiran Goodfellow (16 days ago)
do a Canadian accent
Emil Fogh (16 days ago)
But The Walking Dead takes place in Georgia! You said Kentucky. Am I missing something?
AsgardBound (16 days ago)
Markel Fortunato (16 days ago)
Still no Christian Bale?
Starla Sue Pearson (4 days ago)
Markel Fortunato we’ve just accepted that he is the god of accents and dare not even question it
jennabob. (16 days ago)
When you've never lived in the PNW but find out you have a PNW accent 🤔
Nilay Samiran Nandi (16 days ago)
Danii Monroe (16 days ago)
I need him to watch Sarah Paulson characters accents
Sarah Beth (16 days ago)
This Erik Singer guy is incredibly handsome
Adam Scot Kearns (17 days ago)
Through watching these, I can affirm my own accent and I love it
Sabrina Duckett (17 days ago)
SUGGESTION FOR VIDEO: Please have a/some anthropologist(s)/primatologist(s) review planet of the apes (any/all films)!
cgottschify (17 days ago)
Do video game accents! Especially fantasy ones. Fantasy video games are known for having accent tropes to go with their trope races and ive always wondered what their inspirations were, since they always sounded like hodge-podges to me.
Miranda Jane (17 days ago)
This guy's regular voice sounds exactly like some other actor or celebrity and I'm losing my mind trying to find out who it is.
Mango (17 days ago)
WHERE is Christian Bale
Dom (18 days ago)
Do a Polish accent
Rachael Heaney (17 days ago)
He broke down Kate Winslet and Meryl Streep attempting Polish accents in the first episode! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvDvESEXcgE
Kiri S (18 days ago)
His nz accent didn't sound right
Tim Wheeler (18 days ago)
Dude has insightful knowledge of accents. Looks exactly like Glenn Howerton.
Kayte Jones (19 days ago)
Please cover Rob Schneider’s Hawaiian Pidgeon accent in 51st dates!!! I wanna bear the break down!
dana دانا (19 days ago)
I waiting for a part 2 of this with saoirse Ronan, she's brilliant and I really want to know what he is gonna say about her
bagdadder98 (19 days ago)
Came here for Brendan
nathaliebalesi (19 days ago)
I just like listening to his voice
Plover (19 days ago)
scampoli25 (20 days ago)
How about another episode of this with Johnny Depp as Hunter S. Thompson, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Ben Barnes in Westworld, Michael Nyqvist in John Wick, Charlie Cox in Daredevil, Everyone in Hateful 8, Nicolas Cage in Vampires Kiss, Riz Ahmed in Nightcrawler, or Leo in Django Unchained.
Anita Caroline (20 days ago)
Christian Emil Solberg Gulbrandsen (20 days ago)
ImlekSutra (20 days ago)
Marisa Permatteo (20 days ago)
I'd really like to see what he thinks of Hugh Laurie as House
Joliver 730 (20 days ago)
How have u not done De Niro in Cape Fear??
Amber Sinclair (20 days ago)
My husband loves the Highlander movie, and when he watched the bonus features on the dvd Christopher Lambert’s accent was addressed. They worked on it extensively but in the end he just couldn’t quite nail it down because of his Swiss accent so they kind of just threw in the towel and went with what they had. He did try though.
aliecerie (20 days ago)
i honestly can't be the only one who repeats all of his critiques back to myself sounding absolutely mental
carrotopgrl (21 days ago)
Where my Chicago(land) accents at?