10/02/2006 at 01:00 AM EDT
Rating English stars as they duel to a drawl
Sure, Vivien Leigh played Scarlett O'Hara to a fiddle-dee-dee in Gone with the Wind
. But three of her countrymen have more trouble trying to sound Southern in Men
Natives of the Big Easy might be able to tell, but he seems to master the lingual languidity of a smooth-talking New Orleans aristocrat.
She may hail from southern England, but that don't mean she can whistle "Dixie." Winslet's accent in Men
comes and goes—but mostly goes.
ANTHONY HOPKINS What accent? The Welsh-born star doesn't bother trying at all.