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Sacha Baron Cohen the Dictator

The Dictator's Politics?

Ruth Starkman | Posted 07.29.2012 | Entertainment
Ruth Starkman

Baron Cohen has made a politically ambiguous often-funny and often crude comedy that fabulously explores the dictatorial soul, yet misses the opportunity to include more North Africans in the creative process.

The Dictator Misses the Point

Munira Syeda | Posted 07.17.2012 | Entertainment
Munira Syeda

Isn't it possible to be entertaining, humorous and intelligent all at the same time? We appreciate thought-provoking, envelope-pushing entertainment; Muslim and Arab communities are not above that.

Why Ben Kingsley Thinks 'The Dictator' Will End His 'Serious' Career

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 05.15.2012 | Entertainment

It's rare, but every so often, I get that sudden moment of extreme self-consciousness while doing an interview: "I'm really just sitting here chatting...

From 'Dark Shadows' To 'The Dictator': The Week's Most BRUTAL Reviews

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 05.12.2012 | Entertainment

Is Tim Burton's macabre shtick getting old? Or is it just an acquired taste? "Dark Shadows" may aim at being silly, but many critics are finding it te...

WATCH: An Endorsement Romney Probably Doesn't Want

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.09.2012 | Entertainment

Mitt Romney earned an endorsement from someone in the movies, and he probably wishes he didn't. Sacha Baron Cohen's character Admiral General Aladeen ...

Sacha Baron Cohen Apologizes To Seacrest, Says He Intended To Prank Clooney

E! Online | Posted 07.08.2012 | Celebrity

Well, we'll give this to Sacha Baron Cohen: he couldn't have picked a nicer guy to ash....

EXCLUSIVE: Watch Larry King Interview Sacha Baron Cohen's 'Dictator'

Posted 05.04.2012 | Entertainment

"The Dictator," Sacha Baron Cohen's latest outlandish comedy, is a bit different than his previous hits "Borat" and "Bruno." It's a scripted affair wi...

Sacha Baron Cohen's Dictator Prank And Respect For The Dead

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 05.01.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

The comedic gags with spilled ashes and a dancing corpse are one thing. They are meant to be humorous. However, we should remember the ethic of respecting the dead.

Sacha Baron Cohen Can't Make Profiling Funny

Nadia Tonova | Posted 04.29.2012 | Entertainment
Nadia Tonova

At the Oscars, Sacha Baron Cohen buffooned as a fictitious Arab dictator to promote a film. There was plenty of buzz over the fact that he made a mess of Seacrest's Burberry tuxedo, but not about the blatant Arab stereotype.

The Sacha Baron Cohen, Ryan Seacrest GIF You Needed

Posted 02.27.2012 | Comedy

We're not going to lie; the first thing we thought when we saw Sacha Baron Cohen, aka "The Dictator," step onto the red carpet was, "Oh, he borrowed J...

Sacha Baron Cohen Will Attend Oscars

Posted 04.26.2012 | Entertainment

Our long national nightmare is finally over. Late Friday night, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences lifted its "ban" on Sacha Baron Cohen, m...

'The Dictator' Super Bowl Trailer Arrives Early

Posted 04.03.2012 | Entertainment

Funny story: when the first trailer for "The Dictator" premiered, the Internet seemed to revolt against it like Cohen was some tyrannical ruler. Excep...

Sacha Baron Cohen Issues Dictator Statement On Kim Jong Il's Death

Posted 02.18.2012 | Entertainment

You knew Kim Jong Il was a murderous autocrat who indulged his appetites for fine food and other luxuries while his people starved, but did you know h...

Sacha Baron Cohen's Craziest Move Yet

Posted 02.13.2012 | Entertainment

Sacha Baron Cohen is a brave, brave man. He's already goofed the world with his characters on "Da Ali G Show," and caused cultural ruckuses with "B...

Sacha Baron Cohen Spoofs The Middle East

Posted 02.12.2012 | Entertainment


Megan Fox Follows Hitler Comments With Dictator Movie Role

Posted 08.22.2011 | Entertainment

A well-timed stunt casting or just pure coincidence? Just days following the major revelation that Megan Fox was fired from the "Transformers" franc...

EXCLUSIVE PHOTO: Look Who's Playing Saddam On The Big Screen

Posted 08.09.2011 | Entertainment

And you thought Borat and Bruno were wild disguises. Debuting exclusively at The Huffington Post, here is the first image of Sacha Baron Cohen in h...

Kristen Wiig, Anna Faris Battling For Major Leading Role

Posted 06.28.2011 | Entertainment

It stands to figure that, as two of the top names in a booming era for women comedians, Kristen Wiig and Anna Faris are often at the top of casting di...

Sacha Baron Cohen To Star As Romantic Saddam Hussein Character

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

And you thought Borat and Bruno were uncomfortable to watch. Actor/comedian/boundary-pusher Sacha Baron Cohen has signed on to star in a new film t...