If there’s a run on birthday candles in the U.K. this week, there’s an easy explanation. Way too many famous Brits are celebrating birthdays.
Who knew there could be such a demand for films about cranky old English gippers taking up singing late in life, that two could be released within months of one another?
Ever wonder why ancient Romans in movies always have Oxbridge accents? Today, Slate.com has done a video slideshow on how Hollywood movies deal with the tricky situation of foreign speech: to subtitle or not to subtitle.