Link: “Here’s Why Movie Dialogue Has Gotten More Difficult To Understand (And Three Ways To Fix It)”
Interesting article talking about why movie dialogue has got harder and harder to understand over time. The biggest one seems to be disrespect on the part of filmmakers and crew for the job that the sound team has to do (at least, the part of it where they record the dialogue at the moment it’s spoken). But other factors include modern actors mumbling/breathing their lines way more than they used to, so they speak less clearly to begin with, and also sound systems (particularly at home but even in cinemas!) not being set up very well.