[Ads-l] Rachel Weisz's Queens accent

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jan 14 13:54:48 EST 2019


And a here's a dude, writing for the New York Post, who calls the accent
"god-awful":


https://nypost.com/2016/09/29/holocaust-denier-movie-is-a-missed-opportunity/

The more I listen, the better it sounds. IMO.

JL

On Mon, Jan 14, 2019 at 9:26 AM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> One reviewer has this to say about the English actress Rachel Weisz in
> _Denial_ (2016):
>
> https://theplaylist.net/denial-rachel-weisz-fails-cautionary-tale-age-trump-toronto-review-20160912/
>
> "It’s incredibly hard to believe her New York born accent she creates for
> the character."
>
>
> An Australian reviewer puts it more strongly:
> https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/nightlife/cj/8518964
>
> "For a start - but gratingly present throughout - there is her
> ear-torturing attempt at a Queens accent; it's the aural equivalent of
> drinking cat piss."
>
> Sounded fine to me:
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yH7ktvUWaYo
>
> JL
>
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> --
> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."
>


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"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

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