Subtitle Blitz #04: Speed

People often criticize the plausibility of action movies, shaking their heads in disbelief as, for example, Geena Davis and Sam Jackson sprint down a hallway to outrun a grenade blast. Poor people. They just don’t know. It’s all real, folks. Take the bus jump sequence from Speed. A bus, rigged with a bomb, has to […]

Subtitle Blitz #02: Sons and Lovers

A young Dean Stockwell and an old Trevor Howard. I plowed through this one pretty quickly. The dialogue is structured and proper, so it made for smooth subtitling. The whole time I worked on it,  I couldn’t help but think about how different Stockwell’s role in this was compared to, uh, Beverly Hills Cop 2. Then Jinx […]