If you're watching movies with subtitle files on VLC player, chances are you'll find it a bit difficult to read.
So here's a quick way to change the subtitle display to make it better. I'll explain through screenshots:
You'll have to stop playing the movie (not pause; stop) so the changes can take effect.
Then sit back and enjoy the show. Here's what it'll look like:
And in case you're curious, the video is a paradigm-shifting documentary on education from: http://www.educacionprohibida.com
It's in Spanish, but google-translate does a good job : http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=es&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.educacionprohibida.com