Accent Expert Breaks Down 17 Actors Playing Real People | WIRED

  • Dipublikasikan tanggal 16 Sep 2019
  • Dialect coach Erik Singer once again takes a look at idiolects, better known as the specific way one individual speaks. Did Rami Malek do a good job speaking through prosthetics to become Freddie Mercury? How accurate was Jennifer Lawrence's Long Island accent in Joy? Did Christian Bale nail former Vice President Dick Cheney?

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  • nick jones
    nick jones 26 menit yang lalu

    fun fact: the famous recording of Churchill's fight on the beaches speech was actually spoken by an actor since Churchill himself was busy at the time.

  • Vinccool96
    Vinccool96 8 jam yang lalu

    I can’t believe you haven’t talked about Bruno Ganz in Downfall

  • Scott L
    Scott L 11 jam yang lalu

    The EpicRapBattles of History guys are always impersonating famous people, it'd be funny and cool to see this guy react to how they handle the accents and character portrayals.

  • Sal Altschul
    Sal Altschul 12 jam yang lalu

    I like Claire Foy's interpretation of the Queen. I sort of feel like if her accent was a dead-on match for the Queen it would sound like a caricature of her, so by bringing it back just a little bit (if that was intentional, lol ) she somehow manages to sound more like the Queen and not less. It was definitely a good choice.

  • geekelly000
    geekelly000 14 jam yang lalu

    I wonder if he could guess my accent 🤔

  • Patrick Graham
    Patrick Graham Hari Yang lalu

    Can we get a video criticing all the women who've played the Queen and compare to her idiolect?

  • Shireen Bonin
    Shireen Bonin Hari Yang lalu

    Did he just straight up throw shade at Cusack? 🤣

  • Owen Hemer
    Owen Hemer Hari Yang lalu

    Why does this dude look like Glenn howerton

  • Smart John Marston
    Smart John Marston Hari Yang lalu

    Who tf says happy Christmas

  • HerrNilssonTheMonkey
    HerrNilssonTheMonkey Hari Yang lalu +1

    Brody doesn't capture Dali's speech patterns at all. He only does a generic foreign accent.

  • Snowdrop 65
    Snowdrop 65 2 hari yang lalu +1

    The way this guy speaks is wonderful

  • Maqsimous
    Maqsimous 2 hari yang lalu +1

    Lawrence is trash? What else is new. She's literally just playing herself, there was absolutely nothing convincing about that. She probably sucked off Harvey to get that role just like hunger games.

  • Maqsimous
    Maqsimous 2 hari yang lalu +1

    Never stop uploading these!

  • belinha4571
    belinha4571 2 hari yang lalu +1

    Do a Gary Oldman special episode!

  • Chekhov's Secret Serf
    Chekhov's Secret Serf 2 hari yang lalu +1

    This video was tailor-made for me. I used to stammer when I was nervous about something. It was suggested to me that I study the way other people speak. All the things you talk about as a dialect coach, are very similar to Speech therapy.

  • Atle Andrei Nybakken
    Atle Andrei Nybakken 3 hari yang lalu +4

    I'd like Erik Singer to break down Matthew McConaughey's accent, and people who have more successfully done impressions of him, like Kate Hudson, that's always funny.

  • horrorgami
    horrorgami 3 hari yang lalu +5

    that question about 5 people you'd invite to a dinner party, they'd all be Erik.

  • Maria Renner
    Maria Renner 3 hari yang lalu

    What about Michael Scott’s Chris Rock?? Brilliant perfomance.

  • J S
    J S 3 hari yang lalu

    I'm glad to see more of these accent ones. They are fascinating!

  • beem nn
    beem nn 3 hari yang lalu

    Me at 2 AM

  • Anamika Jayaraj
    Anamika Jayaraj 3 hari yang lalu

    Can you guys do an Indian accent?

  • Raquel Guevara
    Raquel Guevara 4 hari yang lalu

    I thought Englsh Phonetics I and II was difficult, but this is beynd my human comprehension...

  • Hana May
    Hana May 4 hari yang lalu

    Me at 2AM giving my all to make these sounds : sss🗿 routhless🗿🗿

  • Mark Burland
    Mark Burland 4 hari yang lalu +1

    How has this had so many downvotes!?

  • Rafa
    Rafa 5 hari yang lalu

    Freiken awesome! Keep these coming

  • Naldific
    Naldific 5 hari yang lalu +6

    This guy can talk me into killing myself.

  • john miller
    john miller 6 hari yang lalu +1

    The Randy Malek guy could barely hold the denture in,he was constantly sucking it in and trying not to drool. That was really distracting,i kept laughing throughout the movie,because i couldnt get over the MOUTH lol.

    • john miller
      john miller 4 hari yang lalu

      @Inukshuk Sixtyfour lol. The Gold member

    • Inukshuk Sixtyfour
      Inukshuk Sixtyfour 5 hari yang lalu +1

      Your'e right. lol. His Freddie was kind of exaggerated, more so than probably was needed. Freddie's real voice was somewhat softer, more relaxed. Unfortunately Malek reminded me more of "Austin Powers" doing Freddie! lol.

  • gunzakimbo
    gunzakimbo 6 hari yang lalu

    I have subscribed, just because of you and Annie. Enough said.........

  • TheNexan
    TheNexan 6 hari yang lalu +3

    I can't be the only person who thinks Erik looks like Glenn Howerton.

    ZA WARUDO 7 hari yang lalu +1

    He must know how to use his tongue well, if ya know what I mean

  • theEXOaudio
    theEXOaudio 7 hari yang lalu +2

    I'm curious though, even with all the practice, if the actors consciously change their accent the whole time or if the accent change comes naturally

  • totesm8
    totesm8 8 hari yang lalu

    Great use of freddie in the thumbnail!

  • 2 good 4 U
    2 good 4 U 8 hari yang lalu

    Me seeing that the imitators doing it flawlessly
    Me trying to do an Indian accent :(

  • Rich Wilkinson
    Rich Wilkinson 8 hari yang lalu


  • DeNature Kat
    DeNature Kat 8 hari yang lalu +5

    As a sibling of an Autistic sister, i’ve also loved the Temple Grandin performance because of how well she captured her expressive nature.

  • salmourn
    salmourn 8 hari yang lalu +7

    this video makes me wonder how he'd break down an actor playing me and doing my accent 😳 pls tell me i'm not the only one who thinks like this lmao

  • Edgar Pelayo
    Edgar Pelayo 9 hari yang lalu

    oh i am already there good sir lol

  • black lantern 2014
    black lantern 2014 9 hari yang lalu

    Yeah boi glad this is back 👌🏾

  • Orion Mercury
    Orion Mercury 9 hari yang lalu

    I came for Freddie

  • alexander g miller
    alexander g miller 9 hari yang lalu +1

    i'd like to hear erik singer do an impression of dennis reynolds

  • Jordan Peak
    Jordan Peak 9 hari yang lalu +1

    Gary Oldman 😎💪

  • Lucas Silva
    Lucas Silva 9 hari yang lalu

    All we want to know now. What about eminem actor on his movie?

  • Jutta Maier
    Jutta Maier 9 hari yang lalu

    Gary Oldman was such a joy to watch in the darkest hour. Like Kenneth Brannagh in a week with Marilyn

  • nAtalie sin
    nAtalie sin 9 hari yang lalu

    shldve reviewed james franco and tommy wiseu

  • Okay ha
    Okay ha 10 hari yang lalu +2

    I see Rami Malek and Freddie Mercury, I click

  • Amelia .Koncki
    Amelia .Koncki 10 hari yang lalu +2

    If Erik ever dissected the way Harry Styles talks I would be forever grateful!

  • Adin Icic
    Adin Icic 10 hari yang lalu

    Think JD Washington was using the stereotypical white person way when speaking on phone for appearance and less suspicion. He was trying to portray a white guy instead of himself. If it was opposite and a white actor was trying to portray a black speaker then he would be trying a stereotypical urban pattern.

  • Oli H
    Oli H 10 hari yang lalu

    This guy must be great at singing

  • Lea shadid
    Lea shadid 10 hari yang lalu

    can you please make similar videos about animated characters in disney movies, or just any other cartoons:) that would be very interesting

  • dmaster225
    dmaster225 11 hari yang lalu

    7:55 what is the difference between that and lisping?

    ALL THINGS TO ALL MEN 11 hari yang lalu +3

    Ok, this guy is absolutely fantastic at explaining this subject. Meaning he has a profound understanding of the subject matter, this is really impressive.
    Also, Gary Oldman is a BEAST with his performances

  • SteveDave227
    SteveDave227 11 hari yang lalu +6

    I love that he's on a nickname basis with Christian Bale. "So Bales actually said that.."

  • Kiana Taylor
    Kiana Taylor 12 hari yang lalu

    Omg I'm happy I spent 25 minutes of my life on this.

  • Jhully Amilly Marangoni
    Jhully Amilly Marangoni 12 hari yang lalu +2

    "I wanna talk about something kinda basic: Rhoticity" rhotici-what? I mean, I knew I was dumb but you didn't have to humiliate me

  • Aline Schleger
    Aline Schleger 12 hari yang lalu +1

    This is FASCINATING (but difficult for a not-first-language-english speaker).

  • Nastja
    Nastja 12 hari yang lalu

    Me: *patiently waiting*
    Ooh, it's Iron Maiden
    *video continues*
    Me: sad

  • Izabelle Walker
    Izabelle Walker 12 hari yang lalu

    5 words
    Tom Hiddleston as Hank Williams

  • Aung Ko
    Aung Ko 12 hari yang lalu +1

    I never knew there was this kind of profession.

  • Veni Vidi Amavi
    Veni Vidi Amavi 12 hari yang lalu

    *I love these videos, because he tells me about terms I always heard and wondered about but never knew what they were called, like "pitch contour"!* :D

  • Callie Donald
    Callie Donald 13 hari yang lalu

    I like the beard.