Movies

A Brief History Of The Academy Award For Best International Feature Film

A Brief History Of The Academy Award For Best International Feature Film

For Your Consideration: A look at the weird history of the Best International Film category at the Oscars.
How Films And TV Are Saving Endangered Languages

How Films And TV Are Saving Endangered Languages

Can a surge of movies and TV shows protect endangered languages on the brink of extinction?
The 6 Best Films For Learning Danish

The 6 Best Films For Learning Danish

Break out the open-faced sandwiches and grab a seat.
The 7 Best Films For Learning Russian

The 7 Best Films For Learning Russian

Here are seven amazing Russian movies to watch that you will enjoy at a beginner or intermediate Russian level.
Stream And Scream: 7 Scary Movies From Around The World

Stream And Scream: 7 Scary Movies From Around The World

Step 1: Get scared. Step 2: Learn a language?
How To Use Movies To Learn A Language

How To Use Movies To Learn A Language

Netflix and chill? More like ‘Netflix and drill…your vocab.’
Bilingual Celebrities: Famous People Who Speak More Than One Language

Bilingual Celebrities: Famous People Who Speak More Than One Language

These bilingual celebrities, athletes, business leaders and politicians are great sources of inspiration for our language-learning pursuits.
6 Questions With Dothraki Creator David J. Peterson

6 Questions With Dothraki Creator David J. Peterson

We chatted about creating, deconstructing and learning languages with the conlanger who invented the fictional languages you hear in ‘Game of Thrones.’
10 Of The Best Movies To Learn German

10 Of The Best Movies To Learn German

Eager to find some enjoyable movies to help you learn German? Our language experts have got you covered!
5 Famous Fictional Characters’ Names In Other Languages

5 Famous Fictional Characters’ Names In Other Languages

Something about “Käsna-Kalle Kantpüks” just has a nice ring to it.
Which Fictional Character Would Make The Best Language Teacher?

Which Fictional Character Would Make The Best Language Teacher?

This ain’t your average fictional character quiz. We want to know who you’d definitively trust with your foreign language education.
11 Fictional Characters Who Speak Another Language

11 Fictional Characters Who Speak Another Language

From Harry Potter to Captain America, here are 11 of your favorite fictional movie, TV and literary characters who speak at least one other language.
9 Melodramatic Soap Operas In Other Languages

9 Melodramatic Soap Operas In Other Languages

‘Immerse yourself,’ they said. ‘Start watching foreign shows,’ they said. Little did they know they’d turn you on to campy foreign soap operas.
4 Sci-Fi Universal Translators And 1 Possibly Real One

4 Sci-Fi Universal Translators And 1 Possibly Real One

Science fiction reveals a lot about how we imagine the future of communication, especially in a time when the future seems to be happening right now.