Its the down side of living on a small planet with no frontiers left and a civilization with accelerating technology development.
Oh yes, the frontiers, where any persecuted white man could escape from his oppressive government and start killing natives.
I've found that certain movies are enjoyable on the big screen, and less so on the small. Does that mean they lack something? Probably -- but for me, it's about the experience of the film. If it needs to be seen on the big screen for me to properly get the full effect, so be it. If it makes a less stellar movie feel like it was worth it, then it was worth it.
I don't go to the movies twice a month-- probably more 6-8 times a year-- but if I could go whenever for $19.95 a month, I might see almost every movie. If have have to shell out $10 for a movie, I have to think really hard if it will be worth it. If I've already shelled out the cash, it's a no-brainer.
These are all essentially Anglo-Saxon folk tales; why shouldn't the people that inhabit these worlds have an Anglo-Saxon manner of speaking?
What I find more strange are Roman emperors of Greek kings speaking with British accents.
I think the thing we should care most about is its impact on the student's learning.