Technique Critique – Movie Accent Expert Breaks Down Actors Playing Presidents

Dialect coach Erik Singer once again takes a look at idiolects, better known as the specific way one individual speaks. This time, Erik is focusing on actors’s portrayals of US presidents. How close was Josh Brolin to capturing George W. Bush in W.? Is Jay Pharoah’s version of Obama true to life? Is it even possible for an actor to accurately portray George Washington?

Check out more from Erik here: http://www.eriksinger.com/
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Technique Critique – Lawyer Breaks Down Courtroom Scenes From Film & TV

Lucy Lang, Executive Director, Institute For Innovation In Prosecution at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, takes a look at courtroom scenes from a variety of television shows and movies and breaks down how accurate they really are.
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Technique Critique – Former CIA Chief of Disguise Breaks Down Spy Scenes From Film & TV

Jonna Mendez, former CIA Chief of Disguise, takes a look at spy scenes from a variety of television shows and movies and breaks down how accurate they really are.

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Technique Critique – Surgical Resident Breaks Down More Medical Scenes From Film & TV

Annie Onishi, general surgery resident at Columbia University, takes a look at more emergency room and operating room scenes from a variety of television shows and movies and breaks down how accurate they really are.

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Technique Critique – Disease Expert Breaks Down Pandemic Scenes From Film & TV

Brian Amman, ecologist for the Centers for Disease Control, takes a look at disastrous pandemics from a variety of television shows and movies and breaks down how accurate their depictions really are.

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Technique Critique – Pro Driver Breaks Down Driving Scenes From Film & TV

Wyatt Knox, Special Projects Director at the Team O’Neil Rally School, takes a look at driving scenes from a variety of television shows and movies and breaks down how accurate they really are.
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Technique Critique – Accent Expert Breaks Down 17 More Actors Playing Real People

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?

Check out more from Erik here: http://www.eriksinger.com/
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