Articles Tagged 'The Dictator'

Are You Ready for Sacha Baron Cohen as a ‘Monstrous Racist’?

Sir Ben Kingsley maintains that Sacha Baron Cohen is portraying “a monstrous racist” in the comedy The Dictator which had its world premiere in London this week (May 10). Sacha Baron Cohen’s plays General Aladeen – his latest screen incarnation after his successes with Bruno, Borat and Ali G. Aladeen is the tyrannical dictator of […]

WATCH: Sacha Baron Cohen’s Dictator Arrives in New York

Sacha Baron Cohen managed to amuse journalists at a New York press conference on Monday where he appeared in character as “General Aladeen” – the tyrannical Middle Eastern leader he portrays in his new film The Dictator. General Aladeen, who’s from the fictional Republic of Wadiya, certainly had lots to say but most of it […]

Oscar Roundup: The Brits Get Bupkis?

As expected, Britain didn’t fare very well at last night’s Oscars. The most prominent British contenders – Gary Oldman for best actor in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Janet McTeer for best supporting actress in Albert Nobbs, and Kenneth Branagh for best supporting actor in My Week with Marilyn – failed to score upset victories against […]