Accent Expert Breaks Down 17 Actors Playing Real People | WIRED

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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Accent Expert Breaks Down 17 Actors Playing Real People | WIRED



  • I love this guy, he needs his own netflix show, most definitely

    lukas203lukas2038 นาทีที่ผ่านมา
  • Eric is still spending his days being a hottie

    Hypatia Ravenclaw Kovalevskaya SklodowskaHypatia Ravenclaw Kovalevskaya Sklodowskaวันที่ผ่านมา
  • love you, but kooo not kyoooo klux klan. important!

    Amy LemleyAmy Lemleyวันที่ผ่านมา
  • He sounds like Holt's husband

    Caval GoodyearCaval Goodyear2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • This guy is brilliant! But, what’s more brilliant is the creative team at Wired!

    Yemima HutapeaYemima Hutapea2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Mr. Singer, what are your thoughts on Ryan O'Neal's Irish accent in Barry Lyndon.

    vilhelm hammershoivilhelm hammershoi3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I feel like during a conversation he would be analyzing my accent the whole time

    nikorunikoru4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Being South African I am trying all these accents! All these tongue tricks....

    jackie strohjackie stroh4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • im absolutely l i v i n g for everyone calling him Dialect Daddy in the comments

    Tara GreggTara Gregg5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • This guy is very chill

    SomemuttSomemutt5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Couldn’t focus on Rami Malek performance, the movie was so excruciatingly bad 🤮

    Alice MestriaAlice Mestria5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • these are the best breakdowns/reactions. Maybe he can teach me to speak proper like he does.

    Gentlemans PattayaGentlemans Pattaya6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • That dude is so obviously brilliant

    Olivia WilderOlivia Wilder6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Can DD comment on Malkovich in the "Young Pope"? I can't quite put my finger on what Malkovich is doing with that character's accent.

    Bihotz Barrenetxea DominguezBihotz Barrenetxea Dominguez6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • This guy should do the entire cast of PEAAAKY FOOCKINNN BLINDAHS lol

    MahdeeMahdee6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Me at 3 am: 🐍🐍🐍

    WaleashWaleash6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Holy Moly, I went to school with Cameron Britton. What a small world!

    JessayakiJessayaki8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • *No entendi nada!*

    Your Spanish Substitute TeacherYour Spanish Substitute Teacher8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I have so many inconsistencies due to my lazy language learning, it would be interesting to hear the breakdown lol

    Lucas Xiao GouLucas Xiao Gou8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I only watched this for Freddie?

    Deaky's CheesytoastDeaky's Cheesytoast9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • this guy looks like billy eichner’s better looking brother

    megino._megino._9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Everyone is calling this man dialect daddy so thats his official name now

    Brendan HansenBrendan Hansen9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Metube NotYouMetube NotYou9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Man the editing in these videos.

    ARandomAccountForMeARandomAccountForMe9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • "hOpe" "hope" hOpe" "hope" nice

    macymacy10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Sad Tom hanks and Walt Disney wasn’t in this

    Katelyn ViszokiKatelyn Viszoki10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Which film is the Salvador Dali one?

    Ahmad HadiAhmad Hadi10 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • Midnight in Paris

      Morten AanstadMorten Aanstad4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • why am I watching this?

    GrapefruitzGrapefruitz10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • i wish he would have done Leo Dicaprio's intonation of Jordan Belfort... I said this last time too bc I think it's really interesting

    Kobi AguKobi Agu10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I love the videos with this guy. Lowkey hope he'll include Robert Downey Jr's Dolittle accent in one of these vids someday.

    octoberspiritoctoberspirit10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Mallek didn't sound at ALL English, or even like Freddie Mercury. He sounded like a pronounced American doing a posh accent. This guy is also way wrong on the Queen's accent and how he compares Foy with Liz. He's using a lot of words for basic vowels.

    Tordy ClarkTordy Clark11 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • The guy that played Brian May was horrifically accurate in all ways of it.

    Hugh Burgess // Adjacent RadioHugh Burgess // Adjacent Radio11 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • When he was talking about the s sound that Freddie and Rami made at the end I couldn't tell if he said "well" or Wow" but he didn't say if he thought Rami made the s sound correctly or not, Personally I don't think he did. That is not a critusizm on Rami by any means, I mean he didn't grow up speaking around larger teeth like Freddie and he did a great job in the movie, But like I said Erik didn't say what his opinion was.

    1yugioh111yugioh1112 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I loved Claire Foy's accent as Queen Elizabeth- I thought she captured the essence without trying to sound exactly like a caricature of the Queen. The actress that did Coretta Scott King was satisfactory. I still on the fence on that one. Jennifer nailed the Long island accent.

    Walter Van der WahlWalter Van der Wahl14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Marian EcarriMarian Ecarri14 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I looooove listening to people who know their stuff!

    Lara JungLara Jung14 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • When pressing this video I expected a "mustache expert brake down" 😂😂😂😂

    Noam MoriahNoam Moriah15 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I think Gary Oldman did a great job as Churchill. He said in an interview that he deliberately didn’t try to get Churchill’s voice perfect because Churchill spoke in such an odd way that it wouldn’t be believable. He actually needed to see a dialect coach around that time as he was losing his English accent! It was due to him doing so many different accents in films and living in the USA for so long. :)

    Michael SoddeMichael Sodde15 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Regarding Ice Cube..... reminds me of in 3 Kings, one of his buddies gets shot and he comes over and asks if he can breathe. But he pronounces it "Breef" like in Briefcase. Seen here:

    twitchosxtwitchosx18 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • according to Elon Musk this guy won't be needed in 5 years

    Joshua ParryJoshua Parry18 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • This is fascinating

    Ana RodriguezAna Rodriguez18 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • The Dennis with a PhD

    seal869seal86919 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Wow, all the other experts breaking things down criticize the actors a lot, but this guy mostly just compliments them and says what they're doing is appropriate for the role.

    DragconitaDragconita19 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I want him to overanalyse my speech please

    moccacoccaloccamoccacoccalocca20 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Watching this is E-Rhotic in a way.

    hanko287hanko28722 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • He’s such a babe

    Erika MErika M23 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Erik singer should do some famous impression singers. Like Rami Maleks movie role as Freddie. Most of the music was sung by Marc Martel. The band members themselves were blown away by his sound being so much like Freddie's. They felt it impossible.

    Mitch SynderMitch Synder24 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • he is so handsome omg. he reminds me of my therapist xd

    Jekyll & HydeJekyll & Hyde24 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Everytime this guys appears in a new video I scream YEEEEEESSSS ERIC SINGER IS BACK

    cynthiacynthia24 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • He looks like more like Dustin Diamond (Schreech).

    C GreenC Green24 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I'm Mexican-American, and I never realized the trilled r thing in pero (but) and perro (dog)

    MuertoMuerto25 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • i think the best Nixon is Futurama's President of Earth

    Bones' CoffeeBones' Coffee26 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • He should do Leonardo DiCaprio in What’s Eating Gilbert Grape

    Katie DePaolisKatie DePaolis27 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I'm binge watching all of his episodes just so I can read all the thirst comment while enjoying the eye candy😂

    Hazel LevesqueHazel Levesque27 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • He must have a playlist of throat singing

    DziłDził27 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Mr. Singer is one handsome and intelligent human being

    aton's adventuresaton's adventures28 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • My degree in English Descriptive Linguistics adores this video. I wish I could have done more of this specific kind of study

    Jennifer HarringtonJennifer Harrington28 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • The Freddie Mercury movie gives me chills

    Tyler BrookeTyler Brooke28 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Also, wouldn't it be cool if he commented on performances he couched himself?

    Farzoma FarkhundafarFarzoma Farkhundafar29 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Where is Meryl Streep AKA Iron Lady?!?

    Oldřich NeumannOldřich Neumann29 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Props for putting the thumbnail right up front

    Mark A.Mark A.หลายเดือนก่อน
  • This man has me sounding like a snake

    Candyland gCandyland gหลายเดือนก่อน
  • He talks like a public speaker

    Jackson MaierJackson Maierหลายเดือนก่อน
  • we need him rn

    Shino KellyShino Kellyหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Gary Oldman is so underrated. He deserves to be at the very top and deserves so much love because hes such a talented actor. Its so amazing he melts into every performance he takes on!

    Micaela RoyoMicaela Royoหลายเดือนก่อน
  • this guy makes me want to be a linguist

    Beatrice SewellBeatrice Sewellหลายเดือนก่อน
  • I like how nice he was about it, even when he was critiquing.

  • The young Queen Elizabeth is rather sweet :) .

    Bobs VeganaBobs Veganaหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Why don't I find more videos of this guy except the handful of wired videos

    Frank R. HaugenFrank R. Haugenหลายเดือนก่อน
  • velopharyngeal port.. no idea that even existed! This guy is a genius

Accent Expert Breaks Down 17 Actors Playing Real People | WIRED