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What Do We Think of The First Scene of The Dictator?

Personally, I thought this was pretty solid. Like, the baby beard and pube thing is cheap but not so awful that you'd throw it down a well (that's an expression, right?). But the changing 800 Wadiyan words to Aladeen chunk is damn near [...]

By Jesse David Fox

New Dictator Trailer Drops General Aladeen in the Real World

Steer clear of this Dictator trailer if you don't want to learn too much about the plot. For the rest of us, it's a pretty fun departure from the fast and furious previous trailers. And hey, there's John C. Reilly and Anna Faris and Jason [...]

By Hallie Cantor

Donald Trump Hates Sacha Baron Cohen and Bad Parties

Donald Trump learned how to use his computer's video camera yesterday to deliver an opinion that nobody asked for about Sacha Baron Cohen's red carpet stunt this weekend. He calls the act "disgraceful" and claims that if the security guard [...]

By Hallie Cantor

General Aladeen Gives the Academy an Ultimatum

Admiral General Shabazz Aladeen took some time out of his busy schedule of executions to discuss the Academy's recent disapproval of his plan to attend the Oscars. "Normally I would be impressed by an act of cowardice by a faceless regime,” he [...]

By Hallie Cantor

Academy and Sacha Baron Cohen Playing a Ridiculous Game of Chicken

So after hearing that Sacha Baron Cohen was planning to attend the Oscars dressed as his character from The Dictator, the Academy notified Cohen's representation and the studio behind the movie that they want a full report on his plans, [...]

By Hallie Cantor

The Dictator’s General Aladeen Will Attend the Academy Awards

Get ready for a red carpet scandal. Sacha Baron Cohen wants to attend the Academy Awards as his character from The Dictator, but there's a chance the Academy will veto his costume choice. They're not big fans of promoting specific movies during [...]

By Hallie Cantor

The Dictator Trailer Hits Computer Screens Like a Huge Steel Breast

The first trailer for The Dictator is out and it features ziplines, a bitter postcoital Megan Fox, and a woman (or a man dressed as a woman?) breaking a brick with what looks to be a giant steel boob. And of course, Sacha Baron Cohen's General [...]

By Hallie Cantor