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The Dictator

  1. The Complete Guide to Everything: The Movies of 2012 This week Tim has had enough of Christmas and would like you all to stop even though Christmas ended nearly a week ago. Also Tom becomes a […]
  2. Sacha Baron Cohen Still Hasn’t Played Every Despicable Character, Moving […]Last week, Hong Kong billionaire Cecil Chao made headlines when, upon hearing his daughter was wedding her longtime girlfriend, offered $64 […]
  3. box office zilch
    Men in Black 3’s Weaker-Than-Expected OpenerJust $70 million for four-day holiday weekend.
  4. Despite Fancy Suit, Jason Mantzoukas Gets Stopped in Every Airport Jason Mantzoukas knows what he and his beard looks like so he’s never surprised when security stops him at the airport. At least, he’s able to […]
  5. sunk
    Your Box Office Explained: The Avengers Cruises by BattleshipThe Avengers bests three newcomers to make $55 million in its third weekend.
  6. box office zilch
    Battleship Sinks With $25 Million Opening WeekendWho did the sinking?: The Avengers.
  7. the dictator
    See a Comprehensive Illustration of Onscreen DictatorsIdi Amin > General Aladeen?
  8. Review Roundup: ‘The Dictator’ Has Some Moments But It’s Not EnoughThere were a lot of publicity stunts used to promote The Dictator, which made it apparent very early that people just didn’t care that much […]
  9. the gossip
    Watch the Gossip Perform at Cannes for General Aladeen (Sacha Baron Cohen)Everyone loves Beth Ditto, even the Dictator!
  10. the dictator
    Watch an Extended Sequence From The DictatorMeet the man who might make you see The Dictator after all.
  11. making the sausage
    Polone: Why Sacha Baron Cohen Deserves the Nobel PrizeHe sneaks political and social messages into outrageous comedy, tricking audiences into hearing them.
  12. david edelstein
    Movie Review: The Dictator Is a Fantastic FarceSacha Baron Cohen’s latest is loose and silly and occasionally exhilarating.
  13. Summer Comedy Preview: MoviesWe’re only a week into summer movie season, and it’s already overloaded with superheroes. More excitement is coming too, as Hollywood rolls out […]
  14. the vulture transcript
    Anna Faris on The Dictator and Playing Idiots“I like the idea of sort of playing quieter roles, which would be refreshing for a minute. It is exhausting being really loud and obnoxious.”
  15. kumare
    Watch the Trailer for KumareBorat only happens but once in a lifetime, so give this guy a chance.
  16. casting
    Sacha Baron Cohen Isn’t in Django Unchained AnymoreHe couldn’t make scheduling work on Tarantino’s latest.
  17. Vulture Attended The Dictator Press ConferenceHere’s how it went down.
  18. marketing
    Sacha Baron Cohen Wanted to Ash George Clooney, Not Ryan Seacrest“They somehow spun the wheel of tragedy and ended up on my name,” says Ryan Seacrest.
  19. the dictator
    Watch the Red-Band Trailer for The DictatorDictators aren’t just evil — they’re potty-mouthed, too!
  20. the dictator
    Watch Larry King Interview Admiral General Aladeen (Sacha Baron Cohen)How about that Ryan Seacrest, Asian guys line, eh?
  21. the dictator
    General Aladeen on Australian Morning TV“No sleazy stuff, just a bit of touching.”
  22. 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 […]
  23. the dictator
    Watch the Opening Scene of Sacha Baron Cohen’s The DictatorBorat > The Dictator > Bruno … ?
  24. the dictator
    See a New Poster for Sacha Baron Cohen’s The DictatorCentral Park gets Baron Cohen’d!
  25. release dates
    The Dictator Won’t Go Head-to-Head With Dark ShadowsIt’s moved off the May 11 release date.
  26. 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 […]
  27. trailer mix
    New The Dictator Trailer: Sacha Baron Cohen Picks Up Anna FarisAnd we learn more about the plot.
  28. Anna Faris on Sacha Baron Cohen’s Scarily Dogged Improvisational SkillsDid you know that Anna Faris grew up acting in Arthur Miller and plays about the Holocaust? This profile details how she moved from those roles […]
  29. 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 […]
  30. Sacha Baron Cohen’s Dictator Gave Ryan Seacrest an Ash Bath Last Night Awards, shmazords. The biggest thing you missed by falling asleep at 8:30 last night instead of watching the Oscars was Sacha Baron Cohen […]
  31. oscars 2012
    Sacha Baron Cohen Successfully Self-Promotes on Oscar Red CarpetHe makes a scene in character.
  32. The Sacha Baron Cohen Oscars Controversy Has Dissolved as Quickly as It […]Academy Awards producer Brian Grazer has announced that Sacha Baron Cohen will be on the red carpet dressed as General Aladeen from The […]
  33. clickables
    Watch Sacha Baron Cohen As His Dictator Character on Today“I actually delayed 30 executions to do this!”
  34. 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 […]
  35. Academy and Sacha Baron Cohen Playing a Ridiculous Game of ChickenSo after hearing that Sacha Baron Cohen was planning to attend the Oscars dressed as his character from The Dictator, the Academy notified […]
  36. sacha baron cohen
    Is Sacha Baron Cohen Banned From the Oscars or What?This is … tiresome.
  37. The Dictator’s General Aladeen Will Attend the Academy AwardsGet 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 […]
  38. oscars
    Sacha Baron Cohen Might Attend the Oscars As His Character From The DictatorJust be yourself, Sacha!
  39. Sacha Baron Cohen’s General Aladeen Has Released a Statement On Kim […]What do you do when you’re in the middle of promoting a movie about a selfish, egomaniacal dictator, and then a real-life selfish, egomaniacal […]
  40. sacha baron cohen
    Read a Statement Issued by Sacha Baron Cohen’s Alter-Ego Dictator, General Aladeen, Regarding Kim Jong-IlKim Jong-Il “died as he lived, in three-inch lifts,” according to Sacha Baron Cohen’s alter ego.
  41. 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?) […]
  42. trailer mix
    The Dictator Trailer: Sacha Baron Cohen Tries to RuleHe’s a prejudiced, ridiculous, heavily accented tyrant now.
  43. J.B. Smoove Brings the Ruckus to The DictatorIn case you had any any lingering, Bruno-induced doubts about Sacha Baron Cohen’s The Dictator, at least you can feel secure that someone is […]
  44. casting couch
    Curb Your Enthusiasm’s J.B. Smoove Joins The DictatorHe’ll play “Usher.”
  45. clickables
    See Anna Faris’s New Brunette Dictator LookWhoa.
  46. Anna Faris Ditches the Blonde Locks for The DictatorIn her recent New Yorker profile, Anna Faris expressed frustration with how studios always wanted her to be sexy, when she just wanted to be […]
  47. John C. Reilly, Megan Fox Join The DictatorThe Hollywood Reporter claims that John C. Reilly and Megan Fox will cameo in The Dictator, Fox being particularly excited to work for a […]
  48. The Dictator, Great and Otherwise: Is Sacha Baron Cohen the Modern Charlie […] The Guardian’s Phil Hoad points out that, not only do Sacha Baron Cohen’s The Dictator and Charlie Chaplin’s The Great Dictator seem cut from […]
  49. Sacha Baron Cohen Is The DictatorYou know that they say about a man who gigantic, fabulous epaulets. You know, that he’s probably some kind of ruthless tyrant. Huffington Post […]
  50. Anna Faris Offered Female Lead In Sacha Baron Cohen’s The DictatorWhile a few hilarious names had been tossed around for the female lead in Sacha Baron Cohen’s The Dictator, Anna Faris has been offered the […]
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