Tag Archives: Sasha Baron Cohen

TRAILER: The Brothers Grimsby

There’s a Grindr gag in here. From Entertainment Weekly: Finding out your brother is a spy might be a life-changing shock for most, but for Nobby (Sacha Baron Cohen), it’s an excuse to dive into one dangerous, and outrageous, adventure. The new trailer for Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest comedy, The Brothers Grimsby, highlights English soccer hooligan Nobby and the discovery ...

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The Dictator Endorses Mitt Romney

The Hill has the quote: “He has the makings of a great dictator. He is incredibly wealthy but pays no taxes, and it’s not much of a leap to go from firing people to firing squads and from putting pets on the top of a car to putting political dissidents on top of them.”

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The New Glitter-Bomb

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Sacha Baron Cohen To Play Freddie

Sacha Baron Cohen will play Freddie Mercury in an upcoming biopic. The film, which will focus on the period leading up to Live Aid in 1985, will begin shooting next year. “I think we’ll try and keep ourselves out of it as much as we can,” Queen guitarist Brian May said. Baron Cohen had been “on this project since we ...

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Ladies Of The View On Bruno

Barbara Walters: “I don’t need to know how you are doing anal intercourse!”

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CNN On Bruno And What It Means To Gays

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Bruno Tops Weekend Box Office

Sasha Baron Cohen’s Bruno narrowly won its first weekend at the box office, bringing in $30.4M in its first three days. The third installment in the Ice Age franchise came in second with $28.4M in its second weekend. Three years ago Borat made $26.5M in its first weekend, but did so on less than one-third as many screens as Bruno. ...

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You’ve Already Seen Bruno

Last night my loyal companion Aaron accompanied me to the 7:40pm showing of Bruno at Times Square’s AMC Empire 25, the nation’s busiest movie theater. Folks who tend to call movies “films” like to trumpet their avoidance of the Empire due to its notoriously raucous minority teenage patrons, but I wanted to see the movie with exactly that audience. Bruno ...

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Letterman On Bruno

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Christian Movie Site: Ban Bruno

Under the headline Stop ‘Brüno’ From Molesting Children and Teens, Christian movie review site Movieguide says they are asking the government to suspend today’s release of Bruno. Movieguide® has sent a letter asking local government officials throughout the U.S. to consider stopping the screening of the controversial movie “Brüno” starring comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, Movieguide® Publisher Dr. Ted Baehr announced ...

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HomoQuotable – Peter Tatchell

“While the film scores plenty of laughs by mercilessly exposing dim-witted homophobes, Bruno’s persona also embodies some really lazy, crude gay stereotypes. A sex-obsessed ‘cockaholic,’ he is a shallow bitchy queen who uses and abuses everyone around him. Not nice. On the plus side, ultra gay Bruno will make many bigoted straight people feel uncomfortable, which is a delicious prospect. ...

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Bruno Cuts Gay Bashing Scene

One year ago today I told you about a cage match stunt pulled by Sasha Baron Cohen in which two wrestlers kissed in the ring, rather than fought, thereby inciting an Arkansas audience into throwing projectiles and screaming homophobic insults. It took security and police 45 minutes to clear the venue as the actors escaped a guaranteed beating via a ...

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Bruno: Satire Or Minstrelsy?

Some folks are concerned over Sasha Baron Cohen’s upcoming Bruno movie, saying that the character crosses the line from satire into stereotyping. I don’t care for Cohen, usually, but I’ll likely see the film. (Via – Towleroad)

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