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Parallax Podcast: Men in Black 3 v The Dictator, Cave of Forgotten Dreams and more

Parallax Podcast: Men in Black 3 v The Dictator, Cave of Forgotten Dreams and more

Click here to listen to the latest episode of The Parallax Podcast In this episode of Crikey’s fortnightly movie podcast, myself and co-host and Rich Hardy discuss two new cinema releases (Men in Black 3 and The Dictator), two new DVDs (The Cave of Forgotten Dreams and The Yellow Sea) then have a chat with cult […]

The Dictator movie review: smarts beneath the stains

The Dictator movie review: smarts beneath the stains

The shape-shifting scenery-chewing Sacha Baron Cohen is back, flaunting the world stage, defecating on standards of public decency and injecting his trademark brand of in-ya-face parody in The Dictator, which marks his fourth collaboration with ex-Seinfeld brains trust Larry Charles. Charles’ first film, Masked and Anonymous, was released in 2003 but has already been lost […]

Borat-emian Rhapsody: Sacha Baron Cohen to play Freddie Mercury

Borat-emian Rhapsody: Sacha Baron Cohen to play Freddie Mercury

Here’s a whiff of news from the casting couch bound to surprise and please (or perhaps even mortify) Freddie Mercury fans: Borat and Bruno star Sacha Baron Cohen has signed on to play the flamboyant Queen frontman in an upcoming biopic, according to a statement released this week by GK films. The yet-to-be-titled film will […]

Brüno film review: off and on irreverance

Brüno film review: off and on irreverance

Following the phenomenal success of mockumentary chef-d’oeuvre Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, crazy-eyed shock satirist Sacha Baron Cohen slips into the skin of another well-oiled alter ego for another round of decorum-destroying faux pas. Frenetically directed by Larry Charles in the style of a very long episode of […]