Accent Expert Breaks Down 17 Actors Playing Real People | WIRED

  • تم نشره في 2019/09/16
  • 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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  • Shireen Bonin
    Shireen Bonin 4 ساعات قبل

    Did he just straight up throw shade at Cusack? 🤣

  • Owen Hemer
    Owen Hemer 5 ساعات قبل

    Why does this dude look like Glenn howerton

  • Smart John Marston
    Smart John Marston 8 ساعات قبل

    Who tf says happy Christmas

  • HerrNilssonTheMonkey
    HerrNilssonTheMonkey 13 ساعات قبل

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

  • Snowdrop 65
    Snowdrop 65 أيام قبل +1

    The way this guy speaks is wonderful

  • Maqsimous
    Maqsimous أيام قبل +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 أيام قبل +1

    Never stop uploading these!

  • belinha4571
    belinha4571 أيام قبل +1

    Do a Gary Oldman special episode!

  • Chekhov's Secret Serf
    Chekhov's Secret Serf أيام قبل

    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 أيام قبل +1

    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 أيام قبل +1

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

  • Maria Renner
    Maria Renner 2 أيام قبل

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

  • J S
    J S 2 أيام قبل

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

  • beem nn
    beem nn 2 أيام قبل

    Me at 2 AM

  • Anamika Jayaraj
    Anamika Jayaraj 2 أيام قبل

    Can you guys do an Indian accent?

  • Raquel Guevara
    Raquel Guevara 3 أيام قبل

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

  • Hana May
    Hana May 3 أيام قبل

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

  • Mark Burland
    Mark Burland 3 أيام قبل +1

    How has this had so many downvotes!?

  • Rafa
    Rafa 3 أيام قبل

    Freiken awesome! Keep these coming

  • Naldific
    Naldific 4 أيام قبل +4

    This guy can talk me into killing myself.

  • john miller
    john miller 4 أيام قبل +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 3 أيام قبل

      @Inukshuk Sixtyfour lol. The Gold member

    • Inukshuk Sixtyfour
      Inukshuk Sixtyfour 3 أيام قبل +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 5 أيام قبل

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

  • TheNexan
    TheNexan 5 أيام قبل +2

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

    ZA WARUDO 5 أيام قبل +1

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

  • theEXOaudio
    theEXOaudio 6 أيام قبل +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 7 أيام قبل

    Great use of freddie in the thumbnail!

  • 2 good 4 U
    2 good 4 U 7 أيام قبل

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

  • Rich Wilkinson
    Rich Wilkinson 7 أيام قبل


  • DeNature Kat
    DeNature Kat 7 أيام قبل +4

    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 7 أيام قبل +6

    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 7 أيام قبل

    oh i am already there good sir lol

  • black lantern 2014
    black lantern 2014 7 أيام قبل

    Yeah boi glad this is back 👌🏾

  • Orion Mercury
    Orion Mercury 8 أيام قبل

    I came for Freddie

  • alexander g miller
    alexander g miller 8 أيام قبل +1

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

  • Jordan Peak
    Jordan Peak 8 أيام قبل +1

    Gary Oldman 😎💪

  • Lucas Silva
    Lucas Silva 8 أيام قبل

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

  • Jutta Maier
    Jutta Maier 8 أيام قبل

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

  • nAtalie sin
    nAtalie sin 8 أيام قبل

    shldve reviewed james franco and tommy wiseu

  • Okay ha
    Okay ha 9 أيام قبل +2

    I see Rami Malek and Freddie Mercury, I click

  • Amelia .Koncki
    Amelia .Koncki 9 أيام قبل +2

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

  • Adin Icic
    Adin Icic 9 أيام قبل

    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 9 أيام قبل

    This guy must be great at singing

  • Lea shadid
    Lea shadid 9 أيام قبل

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

  • dmaster225
    dmaster225 10 أيام قبل

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

    ALL THINGS TO ALL MEN 10 أيام قبل +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 10 أيام قبل +6

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

  • Kiana Taylor
    Kiana Taylor 11 أيام قبل

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

  • Jhully Amilly Marangoni
    Jhully Amilly Marangoni 11 أيام قبل +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 11 أيام قبل +1

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

  • Nastja
    Nastja 11 أيام قبل

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

  • Izabelle Walker
    Izabelle Walker 11 أيام قبل

    5 words
    Tom Hiddleston as Hank Williams

  • Aung Ko
    Aung Ko 11 أيام قبل +1

    I never knew there was this kind of profession.

  • Veni Vidi Amavi
    Veni Vidi Amavi 11 أيام قبل

    *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 12 أيام قبل

    I like the beard.

  • Katherine Beal
    Katherine Beal 12 أيام قبل

    why is he so cute tho

  • Amy
    Amy 12 أيام قبل

    this is the best day of my life

  • Simen Motrøen
    Simen Motrøen 12 أيام قبل

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

  • Isaac Woolman
    Isaac Woolman 12 أيام قبل

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

  • TheBunnyBoudoir
    TheBunnyBoudoir 12 أيام قبل

    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 12 أيام قبل

    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.