Blowing whistle against the United States government is not a spectacle. The ongoing explosive expose of the American surveillance state brought back a children's film, a musical comedy, I had watched in 1980 -- Satyajit Ray's Hirok Rajar Deshe.
Reading subtitles is a lot like riding a bicycle. Practice not only makes perfect, soon enough it's second nature so you don't even notice you're doing it. This particularly holds true when you're watching something great.