There's no denying that Sacha Baron Cohen's a comedian with chutzpah. From his Ali-G era interviews with heads of state, to running through the streets of Jerusalem in the hit-and-miss Brüno, he's got a well honed schtick mixing broad comedy with witty repartie mixed in for good measure.When it works, it's a wonderful thing to behold.
Second Opinions: TV Critics Re-Evaluate the Summer Shows
With the summer TV season winding down, it's time to re-evaluate the summer shows. Find out why critics now love shows like FX's You're the Worst and The Bridge, read what they thought of BoJack Horseman, The Leftovers and Halt and Catch Fire, and see if The Strain and Masters of Sex are heading downhill. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic
Did Obama sell his ISIS strategy?
CNN asked for views on President Obama's speech, in which he outlined his administration's plans for addressing the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), including a campaign of airstrikes and a call for Congress to provide additional authority and resources to train and equip opposition fighters in Syria.
'The Dictator' Review: Dated Parody Lacks Teeth, But Not Laughs
I always had reservations about Sacha Baron Cohen’s sucker-punching humor. "Borat" was hilarious, unless you happened to be one of the trusting Romanians who were mocked as ignorant peasants in the picture. "Brüno," the less-successful followup, also ...
Movie review: The Dictator
The problem with The Dictator is that it is like one joke stretched out over ... It would be interesting to see a movie made by Sacha where he gives up a few laughs to those around him. In the film, we meet General Aladeen as he works on creating a nuclear ...
Movie Review | The Dictator: Parody could use more laughs
“In loving memory of Kim Jong-Il,” reads an epigram at the beginning of The Dictator, Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest sendup of political manners and American exceptionalism. It’s true that the character Cohen plays — a tyrant named Admiral General ...
Movie Review: “The Dictator”
The best laughs come from Aladeen's fish-out-of-water experience ... could potentially help him get back into the tony hotel where Tamir is keeping the fake dictator. But Aladeen's road to enlightenment is challenged when he runs into his former weapons ...
jackiechan has slowed down quite a bit in recent years, but when he was in his prime, he is known to submit his own headlines and not do things he's not capable of. Now in his twilight years, he's deferring to up-and-coming submitters.