Chimpanzee and Freelancers are also available on DVD this week. The Dictator Sacha Baron Cohen plays Admiral General Aladeen, the prejudiced leader of a fictional oppressive country, Wadiya, in this comedy. He comes to visit the United...Show More Summary
Being a dictator is practically a free pass to go nuts. Unlimited money. Unlimited power. Here are five historical “indulgences” of dictators that might become Admiral General Aladeen.
After a whirlwind press tour spent stymieing journalists in character as his General Aladeen of the Republic of Wadiya, Dictator comedian Sacha Baron Cohen sat with the BBC for a rare straight interview — no costume, no shenanigans, no spilling the ashes of late despots on unsuspecting talking heads. The result: An actually coherent, fascinating [...]
“The Dictator” isn’t due in movie theaters til next week, but Admiral General Aladeen, the character played by Sasha Baron Cohen, has already laid claim to two of America’s reality sweethearts, Kim Kardashian and Snooki. What outrageous things did he have to say? Sasha Baron Cohen, known for his over-the-top antics in “Borat” and “Bruno,” has [...]
There's scene in The Dictator – Sacha Baren Cohen's new film "in memory of Kim Jong-il" – that shows Admiral General Aladeen, the heavily bearded autocrat played by Cohen, winning a 100m race by shooting his competitors with the starting pistol. As with all the best satire, it's funny because it's so close to the [...]
As big a fame whore as Iran’s Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Sasha Baron Cohen’s General Aladeen (rhymes with Paula Deen) of the fictional North African nation of Wadiya -- a.k.a. The Dictator -- is a power-mad man-child who rules his oil-rich country like a giant sandbox. Show More Summary
Hear me now. Long before Sacha Baron Cohen delved into politics and government as Admiral General Aladeen in "The Dictator," he spent a lot of...
Sacha Baron Cohen leaves the Ed Sullivan Theater after taping an appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman on Thursday (May 17) in NYC. The clean-shaven 40-year-old actor dropped the beard and Admiral General Aladeen uniform he’s recently been wearing for a suit and hat. Sacha flew in from Cannes, France, where he had [...]
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by Matt Adler Sacha Baron Cohen’s “The Dictator” has invaded theaters, featuring His Excellency, the incomparable Admiral General Aladeen, in his feature film debut. But the beloved Admiral General is far from the only despot to reign over the big screen throughout the years, so as a celebration of this momentous occasion in his glorious [...]
Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest bad-taste jamboree, The Dictator, has finally hit screens, and critics and are indulging in their much cherished press freedom – something Admiral General Aladeen, Baron Cohen’s alter ego, would never stand for, in his bid to “ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.” (MORE: ‘Time Begins [...]
It looks like George Clooney Steve-O's ex-girlfriend has moved on with…General Aladeen!? We kid, we kid! (Then again…) Elisabetta Canalis joined Sacha Baron Cohen on a yacht in Cannes, France on Wednesday to kick off the annual film festival with a VERY entertaining paparazzi photo shoot. They started their shenanigans by taking turns running each other's bodies down [...]
The Dictator introduces moviegoers to the latest outlandish character from Sacha Baron Cohen: Admiral General Aladeen, a despot from the fictional North African nation of Wadiya who takes refuge in New York City after an assassination attempt. Show More Summary
Sacha Baron Cohen (a.k.a. Admiral General Aladeen) rode into Cannes on a camel and then cavorted with a model on a yacht. Sexy time is back!
The Dictator Dir. Larry Charles [Paramount Pictures; 2012] by Alan Zilberman Rating: General Aladeen, the latest creation from firebrand comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, is depressingly similar to Borat and Bruno. All three have silly accents and unconventional attitudes toward human sexuality. Show More Summary
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Sacha Baron Cohen was at Cannes today to promote his new film The Dictator, but he got upstaged—by a camel. The actor, dressed in character as Admiral General Aladeen, lost his balance after climbing on the animal and nearly fell off, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Fortunately, he was...
Sacha Baron Cohen and a bikini-clad Elisabetta Canalis soak up the sun on a yacht on Wednesday (May 16) in Cannes, France. The 40-year-old actor, as his The Dictator alter ego General Aladeen, rubbed sunscreen on Elisabetta before the two got in a fake fight for the prank. Sacha later changed into his character’s military [...]
While I don't think it's too late for Sacha Baron Cohen to recapture the magic that made him famous in the first place, he would have to drastically rethink his career choices. More » Post from: Crushable
His new movie “The Dictator” opens in theaters nationwide today (May 16), and Sacha Baron Cohen was in France to celebrate at the 65th Cannes Film Festival. The “Borat” star was in full Admiral General Aladeen beard as he joined supermodel...Show More Summary