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Wolmania - Friday, June 3, 2022

Hello, reader, and happy Friday. This week we're talking about most of the usual stuff. I'll try to get back to #space #content again soon.

How Language Localization Works on Streaming Services

This article is part of a set of pieces on subtitles that Vulture published this week. I’m glad someone spent the time to report on the process of translating TV & movies into and out of English. I have always wondered about how the subtitles/closed captions and dubbed audio for this stuff is put together. Spoiler: it’s a lot of work and no one is all that happy with the results.

Item 2: a list

The 50 Highest-Grossing Films, Ranked:

  1. Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  2. Avengers: Endgame
  3. Black Panther
  4. Titanic
  5. Skyfall
  6. Spider-Man: No Way Home
  7. Jurassic Park
  8. Avatar
  9. The Dark Knight
  10. Avengers: Infinity War
  11. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  12. Captain America: Civil War
  13. Frozen
  14. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
  15. Iron Man 3
  16. Spider-Man: Far From Home
  17. Furious 7
  18. Frozen II
  19. The Avengers
  20. Toy Story 3
  21. Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  22. The Dark Knight Rises
  23. Zootopia
  24. Incredibles 2
  25. Avengers: Age of Ultron
  26. Captain Marvel
  27. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2
  28. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1
  29. Toy Story 4
  30. The Fate of the Furious
  31. Jurassic World
  32. Finding Dory
  33. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
  34. Aquaman
  35. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
  36. Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
  37. Alladin (2019 remake)
  38. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
  39. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
  40. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
  41. Minions
  42. The Lion King (2019 remake)
  43. Despicable Me 2
  44. Beauty and the Beast (2017 remake)
  45. Despicable Me 3
  46. Alice in Wonderland
  47. Transformers: Age of Extinction
  48. Transformers: Dark of the Moon
  49. Joker
  50. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Item 3: a media recommendation

Talking Heads - Crosseyed and Painless

Item 4: a photograph

Santosh Kumar Mahalik, “Dance of Death”

See ya!

Today's list was suggested by Wolmania reader Jessie B. If you have any ideas for future newsletters, let me know! No promises, and no compensation, but I may credit you in a future issue.

Have a good weekend. See you next week.