Posts tagged "lost in translation"

Lost In Translation: Here’s One Ironically Big Foreign Language Foul

Concierge. Chignon. Soirée. Saying things in French just makes you seem so fancy, right? Hate to break it to you, Nancy's, purveyor of fine frozen foods, but your use of "petites bites" isn't what you think it means. Because the French translation of this is "little dicks." Little dicks, big compliments? Well, that's one way…

By: Leonora Epstein / February 8, 2012

Lost In Translation: A Yeast Infection Abroad

This summer, I met up with my fiance in Europe for a well-deserved vacation. He had been studying there for a month before I arrived, and sometimes, when a man and a woman love each other very much in a short period of time, soon after comes a very special gift from God, known a…

By: Colleen Kane / September 9, 2008

ScarJo Set To Become A Singing Sensation

In the grand tradition of Lindsay Lohan and Brittany Murphy, actress Scarlett Johansson has turned recording star. It may be shocking after her mediocre, albeit cute, karaoke version of Elvis Costello’s "(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding" in Lost in Translation, but ScarJo has been signed to a record deal. Slated for release…

By: Simcha / January 25, 2008

No Longer Lost In Translation

People either love it or hate it when movies have ambiguous endings, because instead of being mindlessly fed a plot, they have to think for themselves and try to figure out what happens. Like Lost in Translation. In the final scene, Bill Murray whispers something to Scarlett Johansson, they kiss, and then Bill walks away…

By: Catherine Strawn / December 13, 2007