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Mumble Acting on tv

Discussion in 'Personal' started by JosieWhitehead, Aug 17, 2019.

  1. T34

    T34 Established commenter

    In the speaking, it's a lack of volume, sometimes amounting to total elision, on consonants, especially "t" and "s".
    This is to some extent exacerbated by the gradual loss of higher frequency hearing with age.
     
  2. foxtail3

    foxtail3 Star commenter

    It’s the lighting too, frequently. I don’t like those programmes that look as though the whole thing has been shot without benefit of any lighting.

    It’s not atmospheric, it’s plain dull.
     
  3. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

  4. Mainwaring

    Mainwaring Lead commenter

    I am deafinately as deff as a leopard, though temporarily, I hope (I have an imminent appointment with a syringe).

    Even when the lugs are functioning normally I have problems with the diction of some singers on TV because of their tendency to hold the mike in front of their mouths as if licking a lolly. Lip-reading can be an integral part of 'hearing'.
     
  5. gruoch

    gruoch Occasional commenter

    These days a lot of screen actors have never been on stage, so haven't learnt the importance of projecting (not needed on TV/film) or enunciating clearly. When they do go on stage, they are often awful.
    Weekly rep was a brilliant training school - now long gone.
     
  6. minnie me

    minnie me Star commenter

    Yes we have a sound bar - necessary in my view . Subtitles are a way of life for me. I would struggle massively without them
     
  7. les25paul

    les25paul Star commenter

    Thats what happens if you go to Heavy Metal gigs,

    :D
     
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