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Old 02-21-02, 10:24 AM
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Very bad.. subtitling

After the review of Leila reminded me of how horrendous the subtitling is for this slick, almost ruining it, wonder what other companies or films to avoid.

The Mei Ah version of High Low has put me off ever getting anything from them. Fortunately I rented the DVD.
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I think there are too many films with bad subtitling to be able to list. After watching enough of them you get a pretty education in Engrish and can figure out the intentions of some of the worst ones, however.

I've always thought about starting a company that redoes subs properly after the original english subs have been put on.
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There are many atrociously translated HK films (what would it take to hire someone who can understand English?), but the worst one I've seen is IN THE LINE OF DUTY IV. Almost unwatchable.
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The bad subtitles are about the only thing that makes Naked Killer enjoyable for me.
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Re: Very bad.. subtitling

Originally posted by Krug
After the review of Leila reminded me of how horrendous the subtitling is for this slick, almost ruining it, wonder what other companies or films to avoid.

The Mei Ah version of High Low has put me off ever getting anything from them. Fortunately I rented the DVD.
You shouldn't avoid Mei Ah completely... they have some movies with good subtitles and some with bad - you just have to check out asiandvdguide.com before purchasing. I go ahead and buy them anyway cuz I'm crazy like that... something in me makes it so I can't pass up 5 dollar DVDs.

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