Sacha Baron Cohen: Articles

'Battleship' Movie: Taylor Kitsch-Brooklyn Decker Sci-Fi/Adventure Bombs

Battleship: Brooklyn Decker, Taylor Kitsch May 19, '12, p.m. update: Brooklyn Decker has two box office disappointments opening on the same weekend: Decker is featured in Battleship and What to Expect When You're Expecting. Both movies opened way below expectations on Friday; in fact, official studio estimates released Saturday morning […]

'The Dictator' Trailer: Funny? + Taylor Lautner in Parkour Thriller & Jim Parsons in Gay Drama

The Dictator trailer: Sacha Baron Cohen 'The Dictator' Red-Band Trailer: Funny? Earlier this year, Jean Dujardin and his fellow The Players producers reportedly had a Sept. 11 '01, comic moment cut from their film so as not to in any way jeopardize Dujardin's chances of winning an Oscar. Apparently, The […]

Michelle Williams & Elle Macpherson + Piper Perabo & Sarah Michelle Gellar: Golden Globes

Michelle Williams: Golden Globes' Best Actress in a Motion Picture Comedy or Musical winner. Best Actress winner Michelle Williams: Golden Globes Michelle Williams poses backstage after winning the Golden Globe as Best Actress in a Motion Picture Comedy or Musical for her work in Simon Curtis' My Week With Marilyn. […]

Nude Rooney Mara & Sacha Baron Cohen Images

Rooney Mara naked (or nearly so), Daniel Craig clothed: 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' international poster. Nearly naked Rooney Mara in provocative 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' international poster Starring Noomi Rapace and Michael Nyqvist, Niels Arden Oplev's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo became an international blockbuster […]

Iraq War & Corporate Downsizing Top WGA Awards + Stark German Drama Is Surprise ASC Winner

Jeremy Renner in Kathryn Bigelow's Iraq War drama The Hurt Locker. 'The Hurt Locker,' 'Up in the Air': WGA Awards The Writers Guild of America came up with some pretty shocking choices at their 2010 awards held this evening: Mark Boal's The Hurt Locker (directed by Kathryn Bigelow) for best original […]

'Brüno' Gay Controversy: Rights or Stereotypes?

Brook Barnes in the New York Times: “So it goes for Brüno, a movie that, in mercilessly exploiting the discomfort created when straight men are ambushed by aggressive gayness, happens to (surprise!) expose homophobia. Gay groups are reacting with deeply mixed emotions, heightened by the recent triumphs (Iowa) and losses […]

'Darfur Now' Screening + Sacha Baron Cohen 'Brüno' Trailer & 'State of Play' Images

'Darfur Now.' Darfur Now and The Devil Came on Horseback, both focusing on the ongoing Darfur crisis, will screen as part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 27th annual “Contemporary Documentaries” series on Wednesday, April 15, '09, at 7 p.m. at the Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood. […]

What Are the Golden Globes? 'Prestige' International Awards Embracing 'Diversity'?

What are the Golden Globes? Babel set with Alejandro González Iñárritu and Gael García Bernal. What are the Golden Globes? One possible answer: An awards season ceremony that, at least in 2007, opted to embrace (admittedly, mostly English-language) multinational and multiethnic nominees. Case in point: surprise Best Motion Picture Drama Babel, directed and […]

Luminita Gheorghiu & Emma Bovary: Surprising Film Critics Winners Also Include Great Kazakh Hope

Luminita Gheorghiu in The Death of Mr. Lazarescu with Ion Fiscuteanu. Los Angeles Film Critics Association's (very) surprising choice for the year's Best Supporting Actress, Romanian performer Luminita Gheorghiu has been a luminary on her native country's stage since the early 1970s, appearing in plays ranging from Luigi Pirandello's The […]