Luann by Greg Evans


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  1. IamJayBluE

    IamJayBluE said, about 3 years ago

    “What Good Are Words For?”
    “This Movie’s A Blast”

  2. DaJellyBelly

    DaJellyBelly said, about 3 years ago

    For a movie buff like me, today’s strip rings a big bell!

  3. Mordock999

    Mordock999 GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    Don’t FRET, DeGroots.

    The Network will Crank the Sound UP in time for the Commercials……,

  4. watmiwori

    watmiwori said, about 3 years ago

    If it’s a modern film, the dialogue is inconsequential anyway —
    the important part is the SFX…. And the SEX.

  5. IamJayBluE

    IamJayBluE said, about 3 years ago

    And it seems some movie makers think the people are coming to see the action and the ‘blowey-uppy" stuff, and not the acting…
    It’s also funny that, at times, the subtitles don’t at all match what was actually said, or are full of typos and other mistakes.

    And it’s ironic that the mirophone that they use for dialogue in movies is known as a boom mic…..

  6. firedome

    firedome said, about 3 years ago

    it started with brando…

  7. Ken  Hense

    Ken Hense said, about 3 years ago

    AMEN !! The best movies are driven mostly by theater – the way the different characters see the truth. Both the harsh realities and the humor come from this. SO YOU NEED TO HEAR WHAT THEY’RE SAYING !! However some audiences get their rush mostly from good looking actors, gunfire & explosions, sight gags and one liners. And I guess the cool guys all mumble these days – so that only the cool young guys can hear them…

  8. Reiko808

    Reiko808 said, about 3 years ago

    Not to mention that sometimes the subtitles obstruct the picture.

  9. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, about 3 years ago

    Back when I watched it, CSI Miami would run the music louder than the dialog. One ended up turning down the noise and then turning on the captions.

    It’s like the sound mixing was done by someone who’d never done it before.

  10. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, about 3 years ago

    One thing I really dislike about the programs of the last ten years is the going from triple piano to quadruple forte and back again in less than a second. It’s hard to keep up with the volume control.

  11. Kediset

    Kediset said, about 3 years ago

    aw man, totally relate. Wanted to watch LoTR online and only one video that didn’t buff on me, but the volume differences between scene to scene were ridiculous. One scene you can hear the dialogue perfectly, next it’d be so ridiculously quiet you can’t hear it even with sound jacked up (and they’re not even whispering!), and next thing you know, your ears are bleeding by the sudden sound blast.

    Later found full movie on YouTube, but it was broken into a ton of small sections. On the other hand, the volume was balanced for everything. Guess I can’t win :P

  12. Sisyphos

    Sisyphos said, about 3 years ago

    So true! Frank and Nancy have enunciated one of my peeves: I am constantly turning up the volume for dialogue or down for “dramatic scoring” and what IamJayBluE calls the “blowey-uppy” stuff when I watch movies on my computer (which is pretty much the only way I do cinema nowadays).

  13. The Old Wolf

    The Old Wolf said, about 3 years ago

    My wife wears hearing aids and I suffer from frequency loss. We greatly appreciate subtitles, and it frustrates me when films don’t include English for the Hearing Impaired.

  14. JP Dallas

    JP Dallas said, about 3 years ago


    Dude, is this all you do? You gotta get some better material.

  15. Cloudchaser Sakonige

    Cloudchaser Sakonige said, about 3 years ago

    I wonder why TV’s can’t be made with some sort of smart volume that controls the actual decibel level that the speakers are putting out. When actors are whispering, it automatically ups the volume so you can hear what they’re saying. When something loud happens, it lowers the volume.

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