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Viggo's New York "accent"


I'd love to see this film but Viggo's terrible attempt at a New York accent ruins it for me.

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Yes -- couldn't get past the cartoonish quality of the characters and Linda's accent in particular made me cringe.

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It sounded convincing to me but I'm no New Yorker. And everyone speaks differently!

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A lot of New Yorkers speak just like that. My late uncle had a thick accent like that ... like some black people like to exaggerate their black-English some New Yorkers love to ham up their accents. Anyway, I enjoyed the movie and thought his accent was not something that distracted me a bit. My best picture of the year nomination.

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