Posts Tagged ‘sacha baron cohen’

The Dictator.

26May12

Reviewing The Dictator in the New Yorker, David Denby writes that if Sacha Baron Cohen could only fine-tune his craft he could be the Groucho Marx of our time. If we were to judge him on the basis of Borat and Brüno, that daring duo of mockumentaries which duped people into thinking they were talking to someone as bigoted, […]


Sacha Baron Cohen (Brüno), Ron Paul, Paula Abdul, Harrison Ford, Bono, Elton John, Sting, Snoop Dogg. Rating: 18. Running time: 81 minutes. Brüno is not Baron Cohen at his funniest. That honor goes to Borat. It is, however, undoubtedly him at his ballsiest. Ali G’s most daring moment was merely asking David Beckham live on national TV […]


Ben Kingsley (Georges Méliès), Sacha Baron Cohen (Station Inspector), Asa Butterfield (Hugo Cabret), Chloë Grace Moretz (Isabelle), Ray Winstone (Uncle Claude), Emily Mortimer (Lisette), Jude Law (Hugo’s Father). Screenplay by John Logan. Directed by Martin Scorsese. Rating: U. Running time: 127 minutes. It’s impossible to avoid this, so let’s get it done first and foremost and quickly: just what has happened here? […]