Sacha Baron Cohen

Review: “The Dictator”

Sacha Baron Cohen is perfectly capable of going after hard targets. And that’s the biggest disappointment about “The Dictator,” which at times suggests he’s going soft. Certainly, the gags are profane, vulgar, and habitually dedicated to annihilating good taste. But the edge that drew blood in both “Borat” and “Brüno” is dulled to harmlessness. Then …

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Kurt Russell, Sacha Baron Cohen slip free from Tarantino’s Django Unchained

Quentin Tarantino’s latest film has just lost two of its biggest stars. Sacha Baron Cohen and Kurt Russell have both exited Django Unchained, Tarantino’s latest work that’s currently filming. Cohen told Howard Stern that he was unable to shoot his part because of press work for his upcoming comedy The Dictator. On the other hand, …

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Larry King interviews Sacha Baron Cohen’s “Dictator”

Sacha Baron Cohen’s in-character publicity tirades are always good for a laugh, and this clip–a mock interview with Larry King–is no exception. If only King were senile enough to be fooled into thinking General Aladeen of Wadiya were real, allowing Cohen to pull a “Borat”-style candid camera gag.

Django Unchained photos unveiled

The first images from Quentin Tarantino‘s slavery-themed Western Django Unchained have hit the web. One image is of Leonardo DiCaprio as Calvin Candie, a sadistic plantation owner who makes his slaves compete in gladiatorial combat for his amusement. The picture depicts Candie wielding a hammer, tipping off those who have read the script to the …

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