"donroc" wrote:You left out the mumbling, running words together and barely audible whispering. I often worry I am becoming hard of hearing; then I watch an oldie on Turner Classics and understand each word -- even when Cageny and O'Brien are firing them faster than a machine gun.
Also, when I close my eyes, the speech of many contemporary actors sounds flat.
Oh I hear that! I have a hard time going to the movies cause I do have slight hearing loss in one ear and I can't understand the speech sometimes! I'm always waiting for a movie to come on DVD so I can finally understand what I missed at the theatre! Thank the technical gods for Closed Captioning!