Accent Expert Breaks Down 17 Actors Playing Real People | WIRED

  • čas přidán 16. 09. 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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  • john miller
    john miller Před dnem

    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.

  • gunzakimbo
    gunzakimbo Před dnem

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

  • TheNexan
    TheNexan Před dnem

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

    ZA WARUDO Před 2 dny

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

  • theEXOaudio
    theEXOaudio Před 3 dny

    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 Před 3 dny

    Great use of freddie in the thumbnail!

  • 2 good 4 U
    2 good 4 U Před 3 dny

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

  • Rich Wilkinson
    Rich Wilkinson Před 3 dny


  • DeNature Kat
    DeNature Kat Před 3 dny

    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 Před 4 dny +1

    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 Před 4 dny

    oh i am already there good sir lol

  • black lantern 2014
    black lantern 2014 Před 4 dny

    Yeah boi glad this is back 👌🏾

  • Orion Mercury
    Orion Mercury Před 4 dny

    I came for Freddie

  • alexander g miller
    alexander g miller Před 4 dny

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

  • Jordan Peak
    Jordan Peak Před 4 dny +1

    Gary Oldman 😎💪

  • Lucas Silva
    Lucas Silva Před 4 dny

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

  • Jutta Maier
    Jutta Maier Před 5 dny

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

  • nAtalie sin
    nAtalie sin Před 5 dny

    shldve reviewed james franco and tommy wiseu

  • Freddie Lennon
    Freddie Lennon Před 5 dny +2

    I see Rami Malek and Freddie Mercury, I click

  • Amelia .Koncki
    Amelia .Koncki Před 5 dny +2

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

  • Adin Icic
    Adin Icic Před 5 dny

    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 Před 5 dny

    This guy must be great at singing

  • Lea shadid
    Lea shadid Před 5 dny

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

  • dmaster225
    dmaster225 Před 6 dny

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

    ALL THINGS TO ALL MEN Před 7 dny +2

    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 Před 7 dny +5

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

  • Kiana Taylor
    Kiana Taylor Před 7 dny

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

  • Jhully Amilly Marangoni
    Jhully Amilly Marangoni Před 7 dny +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 Před 7 dny +1

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

  • Nastja
    Nastja Před 7 dny

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

  • Izabelle Walker
    Izabelle Walker Před 7 dny

    5 words
    Tom Hiddleston as Hank Williams

  • Aung Ko
    Aung Ko Před 7 dny +1

    I never knew there was this kind of profession.

  • Veni Vidi Amavi
    Veni Vidi Amavi Před 8 dny

    *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 Před 8 dny

    I like the beard.

  • Katherine Beal
    Katherine Beal Před 8 dny

    why is he so cute tho

  • Amy
    Amy Před 8 dny

    this is the best day of my life

  • Simen Motrøen
    Simen Motrøen Před 8 dny

    Wow! So impressed! Did not know Matthew McConaughey had this linguistic talent. And he looks younger! 👍 Great job sir.

  • Isaac Woolman
    Isaac Woolman Před 8 dny

    O’Shea Jackson jr. is ice cubes son so I feel like he as a pretty good sense of his accent

  • TheBunnyBoudoir
    TheBunnyBoudoir Před 8 dny

    After this video I feel I can play Nixon now, even though I have a very high pitched female voice, but I got this! xD

  • SkittyKitty
    SkittyKitty Před 9 dny

    More please!!! I love this guy and every episode he does in this series. Suggestions: Jodie Comer's various accents in Killing Eve, John Lithgow's Winston Churchill, Jean Hagen in Singin' in the Rain (love that one, especially as they included an Easter Egg of her real voice and accent in the movie), Emma Thompson doing the various accents she has over the years - actually, you could do an entire episode on just Emma Thompson. Also, for interest, the way the cast of women playing Amazons all adopted Gal Gadot's Israeli accent to ensure consistency in Wonder Woman.

  • Laura Jackson
    Laura Jackson Před 9 dny

    CB’s Cheney, I’ve ever seen a better impersonation. Julianne Moore with Sarah Palin and Jamie Foxx as Ray Charles came close.

  • Vincent DeFiore
    Vincent DeFiore Před 9 dny

    He should look at Tommy Lee Jones’ impression of Douglas McArthur in Emperor.

  • Jess
    Jess Před 10 dny

    pleaseeee do sebasrian stan as jeff gillooly in i,tonya

  • Dionysus76
    Dionysus76 Před 10 dny +1

    Kind of disappointed that more music biopics like Walk The Line and Ray weren't featured, but at 25+ minutes this is long enough. I do hope there will be a follow up with with a 2nd video about this more music focused.

    • Morten Aanstad
      Morten Aanstad Před 8 dny

      Those two movies were covered in the first part

  • Jake H
    Jake H Před 10 dny

    cool last name. suits the job.

  • Marta G
    Marta G Před 10 dny +3

    I'm surprised that Joseph Gordon-Levitt didn't get an oscar for Snowden.

  • Sonya
    Sonya Před 10 dny

    I could listen to Erik speak all day long.

  • justin simmons
    justin simmons Před 10 dny +2

    Why do I feel like I don't talk like myself anymore?...

  • Alex Gourdikian
    Alex Gourdikian Před 10 dny

    Dennis Reynolds isn't fictional after all

  • daniel Goodson
    daniel Goodson Před 10 dny

    IMHO it seems like I have never seen a good New England accent on screen. They always seem to go Boston or NYC. Or old dominion southern. Always off putting to me, since there are plenty of "Down East" examples out there...

  • Vera Grig
    Vera Grig Před 10 dny

    Each time I see someone who has such unique profession, I wanna quit my job 🙄

  • Pablo Agurcia
    Pablo Agurcia Před 11 dny

    Matt Smith is getting really good in this role.

  • Alexis V
    Alexis V Před 11 dny +2

    But can he explain how after multiple lessons with a dialect coach, Joeys southern accent came out Jamaican?

  • letizia
    letizia Před 11 dny

    please do more italian accents :(( i wanna see if i do the things u say

  • ƵiRro
    ƵiRro Před 11 dny

    Isn't the "r" in arigatou a trilled r? Not sure.

  • Olivia Fortune
    Olivia Fortune Před 11 dny

    It would be really cool if Erik looked at some old masters of accents/real person impressions like Rich Little - maybe something like that could be included next video? The clip of Rich Little on Carson doing a few politicians at the time of the Watergate scandal, as well as Carson himself, was amazing!!!

  • L L
    L L Před 11 dny

    Taron Egerton doing Elton John would’ve been great

  • John Griffin
    John Griffin Před 11 dny

    I will never have enough of his videos. Give him his own show!

  • LijenC2357
    LijenC2357 Před 12 dny

    i like he talked about inconsistency that real people have. like i talk differently when im excited, my pronunciation will be more correct compared to normal state. and i have like three different hand writing depends on how i hold the pen. cuz when i was young i tried to correct my pen holding position so i end up with multiple writing habits. people are complicate and chaos.

  • Abeltern Cleymenn
    Abeltern Cleymenn Před 12 dny +1

    Thanks I sleep well last night😁