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[Review] – The Dictator

30 May

Title: The Dictator
Year: 2012
Director: Larry Charles
Writers: Sacha Baron Cohen, Alec Berg, David Mandel and Jeff Schaffer
Starring: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, Ben Kingsley, John C. Reilly, B.J. Novak, Chris Elliott, Fred Armisen, Jason Mantzoukas
MPAA Rating: R, strong crude and sexual content, brief male nudity, language and some violent images
Runtime: 83 min
IMDb Rating: 7.0
Rotten Tomatoes: 59%
Metacritic: 58

Sacha Baron Cohen is one of those guys who you either love or you hate because of how wildly provocative and occasionally offensive he likes to be. I personally was a huge fan of Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, I thought that film was pretty damn masterful in how it was so hilariously offensive, and it was a perfect showcase for Mr. Baron Cohen’s particular brand of comedy that relies on people not knowing they’re being filmed while he’s in character.

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