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Lonely Mountain
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Feb 3 2013, 4:04pm


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Well, Berlin is a couple of hours remote from where I live, but we also have one theater nearby that shows some movies in English without subtitles. The only problem is that my friends and family prefer the dubbed version and if I don't want to go all by myself, I have to endure the dubbing. But at least my first viewing was in English (I saw the movie 4 times in total Wink) and it was great. I hope that I will be able to convince someone to watch DoS and TABA with me in English.

I think the situation here has improved concerning original versions (at least when it's English). There are more theaters that show original versions than a few years back and a larger number of screenings. You also get the chance to watch some TV shows in English shortly after the US or UK broadcast if you use something like iTunes. And since the invention of DVDs you can at least watch original versions at home because they usually put both language versions on it. This was a big improvement to VHS where we only had the German version and had to import the VHS if we wanted to watch a movie in its original language. I remember that in the 90's my sister bought the VHS of Titanic in German and in English, so she had to pay for both versions and had to import it. A few years later I just bought one DVD that includes both versions - at a lower price and with less effort for me. So I guess overall I can't complain about the possibilities we have today Smile

Subject User Time
To dub or not to dub... bborchar Send a private message to bborchar Jan 30 2013, 9:12pm
    I wished... Arannir Send a private message to Arannir Jan 30 2013, 9:31pm
        When I lived in Japan... bborchar Send a private message to bborchar Jan 30 2013, 9:41pm
    Subtitles every time Eledhwen Send a private message to Eledhwen Jan 30 2013, 9:36pm
    Sub, sub sub macfalk Send a private message to macfalk Jan 30 2013, 9:54pm
    Always subbed Carne Send a private message to Carne Jan 30 2013, 9:58pm
    It's got to be economic Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Jan 30 2013, 10:00pm
    I'm very much opposed to the idea of dubbing in cinemas Yva Send a private message to Yva Jan 30 2013, 10:28pm
        Wish they'd do it for "kids" movies too... Kassandros Send a private message to Kassandros Jan 30 2013, 10:36pm
            My preferences... bborchar Send a private message to bborchar Jan 30 2013, 10:46pm
                In Croatia ElendurTheFaithful Send a private message to ElendurTheFaithful Jan 30 2013, 11:19pm
    not to dub ... but in 3D HFR please Verbal_Daggers Send a private message to Verbal_Daggers Jan 30 2013, 10:41pm
        Same here The Prancing Pony Send a private message to The Prancing Pony Jan 31 2013, 1:47pm
            I feel sorry for anyone... bborchar Send a private message to bborchar Jan 31 2013, 1:50pm
        I caught a screening in Berlin Rolfina Send a private message to Rolfina Feb 1 2013, 8:25am
            screening in Osnabrück Verbal_Daggers Send a private message to Verbal_Daggers Feb 1 2013, 9:43am
    Arabic Harry Potter Lusitano Send a private message to Lusitano Jan 30 2013, 11:46pm
        You should see it in... Angharad73 Send a private message to Angharad73 Jan 31 2013, 12:27pm
    most definitely sub Kirly Send a private message to Kirly Jan 31 2013, 2:32am
    Subs always! Súlimë Send a private message to Súlimë Jan 31 2013, 2:52am
    Subbed, definitely Angharad73 Send a private message to Angharad73 Jan 31 2013, 6:33am
    Neither Rolfina Send a private message to Rolfina Jan 31 2013, 8:17am
    Never Dubbed RaoulJ Send a private message to RaoulJ Jan 31 2013, 8:34am
        No idea macfalk Send a private message to macfalk Jan 31 2013, 9:38am
            Not everywhere Lusitano Send a private message to Lusitano Jan 31 2013, 10:28pm
    Being quite familiar with the English language, painjoiker Send a private message to painjoiker Jan 31 2013, 3:33pm
    In Hungary: MTT Gandalf Send a private message to MTT Gandalf Jan 31 2013, 6:27pm
    Never dub... sauget.diblosio Send a private message to sauget.diblosio Feb 1 2013, 2:09am
    I saw it dubbed and subbed... TheHutt Send a private message to TheHutt Feb 1 2013, 9:45am
        No dubbing Lonely Mountain Send a private message to Lonely Mountain Feb 3 2013, 10:51am
            Im sorry to hear that Lusitano Send a private message to Lusitano Feb 3 2013, 2:53pm
                Original versions Lonely Mountain Send a private message to Lonely Mountain Feb 3 2013, 4:04pm
                    I understand Lusitano Send a private message to Lusitano Feb 3 2013, 5:55pm
    I prefer subbing sherlock Send a private message to sherlock Feb 3 2013, 3:49pm

 
 
 

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