Review: The Dictator

You can’t go wrong with Sacha Baron-Cohen. Dominating cable tv with the Ali G show for years, when Borat went into wide release in the states, it launched an army of impersonators and Baron-Cohen became a household name. His follow up, Bruno, was decent, but not nearly as funny as Borat. Baron-Cohen’s latest creation, The …

Film Review: Hugo

‘Hugo’ is director Martin Scorsese’s first foray in a long while that is in complete unfamiliar territory. For starters, this is his first film absent of Leonardo DiCaprio in 10 years. Secondly this is the first Scorsese picture intended for all ages. Notice I didn’t say “intended for kids.” I don’t think Scorsese set out …

Trailer: Martin Scorsese’s Hugo

I’ve been looking forward to the Scorsese’s adaptation of ‘The Invention of Hugo Cabret” since I first heard about it. Despite my general reservations for 3D, if there is one filmmaker that can truly do something unique with it, its Scorsese. The film stars Chloe Moretz, Asa Butterfield, and Sacha Baron Cohen Check out the …

Scorsese Talks Sinatra & Casting for Invention

Lonely Reviewer contributor Ben has been waiting as long as he’s heard about it for Martin Scorsese’s Sinatra biopic.The Oscar winning director said recently that the project is proving to be a difficult challenge due to the sheer size of Sinatra’s life. He told Shortlist.com that “It’s very hard because here is a man who …

Review: Brüno

Brüno. What can one really say about this movie? It stars Sacha Baron Cohen, the genius behind Da Ali G Show, and the hit film Borat. You’re either a fan of the humor, or not. I could praise the movie to no end, or damn it to hell, if you like Cohen, you’re gonna see …

“Bruno” Trailer Released

Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest assault on the unsuspecting is coming this summer.  30 minutes were screened at the SXSW Film Festival and the reports coming out of there said it is funnier than “Borat.”  (Which was, in my opinion, pretty damn funny.) Well, the trailer for his latest film, “Bruno,” has been released at MySpace’s …

‘Bruno’ Gets Slapped with NC-17

Sacha Baron Cohen and his latest film, ‘Bruno’ have been hit with an NC-17 rating reports say. The MPAA cited the graphic sexual content found within the film. The Universal spokeman said that it is far too early to say if there will be a struggle in achieving an R rating, as they are currently …