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Old 07-10-2012, 08:27 AM   #11891 (permalink)
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ok, starts off promisingly enough - fairytale elements, Scottish mythology. but quickly descends into the kind of tired over-sentimentality that led Disney to decline with "Pocahontas". The rendering is very good, that's about the best i can say about this. and the voice-acting all sounds like Americans putting on a Scottish brogue. Bleh!

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That's interesting since none of the main characters were voiced by Americans. Someone should tell all the Scots involved that their accents sound fake!
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Old 07-10-2012, 09:50 AM   #11892 (permalink)
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That's interesting since none of the main characters were voiced by Americans. Someone should tell all the Scots involved that their accents sound fake!
they sound Americanised

that's just mostly cos they want to go for a global audience?
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Old 07-10-2012, 10:13 AM   #11893 (permalink)
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that's just mostly cos they want to go for a global audience?
Or maybe, as someone who is neither Scottish nor American, your ability to perceive an Americanized Scottish accent isn't that strong.
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Old 07-10-2012, 10:30 AM   #11894 (permalink)
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Or maybe, as someone who is neither Scottish nor American, your ability to perceive an Americanized Scottish accent isn't that strong.
i have had Scottish friends in Cardiff

and there were some BBC Scotland series on telly, mind you
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Old 07-10-2012, 12:29 PM   #11895 (permalink)
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Did you want them to sound like Rab Nesbitt?
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Did you want them to sound like Rab Nesbitt?
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Old 07-10-2012, 12:41 PM   #11897 (permalink)
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Yeah, kids will totally love that. Hell, they should just show Trainspotting before it to warm em up.
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Old 07-10-2012, 12:47 PM   #11898 (permalink)
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they sound Americanised

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Or maybe, as someone who is neither Scottish nor American, your ability to perceive an Americanized Scottish accent isn't that strong.
If you can understand what they're talking about, then they're Americans talking with pretend Scottish accents.
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Old 07-10-2012, 01:38 PM   #11900 (permalink)
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If you can understand what they're talking about, then they're Americans talking with pretend Scottish accents.
So does that mean Billy Connolly and Kelly Macdonald are secretly American?
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