Tag Archives: interest-Hollywood

  1. When To Use “Charismatic” Vs. “Charming”

    We often describe a charismatic person as "charming." But, we would never describe a charming house, outfit, or book, no matter how attractive they are, as "charismatic." Let’s break the spell of these two similarly compelling words.
  2. What Is Mumblecore?

    A curious word hit the mainstream following the 2013 release of a romantic comedy called Drinking Buddies: mumblecore. The term was rumored to have been coined in jest by a sound editor in 2005, but the construct demonstrated considerable lasting power, canonized in New York Times articles such as “A Generation Finds Its Mumble” from 2007 and later in “Mumblecore Masters, Enunciating Clearly,” in reference to Drinking Buddies, starring …