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Les Misérables: Movie Review

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Surprisingly enough, Les Misérables hit us right in the gut -- but in a good way. It's hard not to get swept up in the music and emotion pouring out of the film. While it's not perfect, the latest adaptation of the classic is solid and ready to be taken in by a new generation of fans.

'Les Misérables' Teaser Trailer

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Featuring direction from Academy Award-winner Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech), starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Samantha Barks, Eddie Redmayne, Helena Bonham Carter, and Sacha Baron Cohen, and based upon one of the most beloved novels and stage musicals of all, the upcoming film version of Les Misérables looked pretty...

Kurt Russell And Sacha Baron Cohen Quit 'Django Unchained'

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It would seem that, in terms of casting, Quentin Tarantino just can’t catch a break lately.  His latest film, Django Unchained, has been beset with actor dropouts almost as soon as casting for the spaghetti western began—first, Kevin Costner was attached to star as the villainous Ace Woody before dropping out  and being replaced by Kurt Russell, then Joseph Gordon-Levitt bailed...

Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained' Full Plot Summary Has Been Released

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It’s been a big week for Quentin Tarantino fans—after a long dry spell of no new information from the set of the hotshot director’s newest film, the spaghetti western-influenced Django Unchained, this week has been a veritable free-for-all of new trivia by comparison.  First, there was the fantastic Saul Bass-esque teaser poster for the film; today, The Weinstein Company has...

VOTD: Sacha Baron Cohen Pours Ash On Ryan Seacrest At The Oscars

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Because it wouldn’t be Oscar night without a few desperate bids for shameless self-promotion, Sacha Baron Cohen did arrive to the Academy Awards telecast, as he was rumored to do, in full costume and character to promote his upcoming film, The Dictator.  And the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences didn’t ban him after all, which led to a briefly...

Sacha Baron Cohen Releases Video Response About His 'Oscar Ban'

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Yesterday, we reported that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences may revoke comedic actor Sacha Baron Cohen’s tickets to the Academy Awards on Sunday if he arrives to the awards ceremony dressed as the titular character from his upcoming film, The Dictator.  And because the news that story generated is just about the best promotion the film could ask...

Sacha Baron Cohen May Be Banned From The Academy Awards

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Because Sacha Baron Cohen’s new film, The Dictator, could use the press, and because the Academy Awards desperately, desperately needs a reason for people to tune in to a three-hour telecast in which Billy Crystal mugs his way through a series of celebrity backslappery, news broke this week that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will...

Trailers for Trailers: Super Bowl XLVI Movie Previews

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Are you ready for (some ads during) Football? If you love movies, but aren't so crazy about sports, the Super Bowl has become a time where some of the biggest films of the year drop $3.5 Million dollars for thirty seconds of your attention. Summer blockbusters looking to build buzz and get people excited about the year in film. So much so that there are now teasers for these ads. Trailers for...

Trailer: Sacha Baron Cohen's 'The Dictator'

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Another year, another Sacha Baron Cohen comedy.  After bringing the world such characters as Ali G, Borat, and Brüno, Cohen has returned with a new film,  Unlike his previous two, The Dictator does not play as a pseudo comedy; rather, the film seems to be playing it fairly straight (or, as straight as it can be with a madman like...

Hugo: Movie Review

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One of the side effects of Martin Scorsese being one of America's greatest living directors is that every new picture is viewed under the magnifying glass of greatness. Is Hugo another in a line of great movies, or is it a muddled attempt at trying to do something out of his reach? Is it an old man picture, with modest pleasures but a looser grasp? Those seem to be...

Sacha Baron Cohen Up for Django Unchained

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Sacha Baron Cohen is a chameleon, so it's no surprise that Quentin Tarantino has taken a liking to the actor, and according to Variety, Cohen is in "final talks" to appear in Tarantino's latest Django Unchained. He'd be joining cast members Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Samuel L. Jackson in QT's western opus.

New Trailer for Martin Scorsese's Hugo

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Martin Scorsese's children's movie Hugo is starting to build good word of mouth after a New York screening. The first trailer was a little more slapsticky and was selling the film more to children than film fans, and it seemed to suggest a lesser film, but it looks like the film is better than that, and the new trailer sells the scale and wonder. Check it out...

First Look: Sacha Baron Cohen in Hugo Cabret

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Back in August we posted a photo of Sir Ben Kingsley on the set of his latest film, The Invention of Hugo Cabret. It's directed by Martin Scorsese and marks the helmer's first entry into the children's genre and 3D filmmaking. Today on Facebook (via The Playlist) we got our first glance at another actor dressed in character from the film, Sacha Baron Cohen. We also...

Sacha Baron Cohen to Play Freddie Mercury - Who's Surprised?

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Boom, boom, psssh. Boom, boom, psshh. We will, we will, rock you! Sing it! Now that we've got you hype off some vintage Queen are you ready for this? A Freddie Mercury biopic is on the way. The lead singer of the group who was known for his signature fashion and songwriting skills is headed to the big screen -- via Sacha Baron Cohen.

Sacha Baron Cohen, Ben Kingsley Join Hugo Cabret

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Sacha Baron Cohen may still be stewing over a supporting role in Men in Black 3, but according to Deadline Hollywood he's already got a part in Martin Scorsese's latest project. The Oscar winning director has been working on a live action adaptation of the children's novel, The Invention of Hugo Cabret, and he plans on bringing Cohen, and Shutter...

Sacha Baron Cohen or Jemaine Clement For Men in Black 3?

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Sacha Baron Cohen and Jemaine Clement are both comedic geniuses in their own right but only one of them can fill the role as the "funny guy" in the upcoming Men in Black sequel, MIB 3. According to a report from Bloody Disgusting the actors are in the running to star as a character named Yaz in the Columbia Pictures production.

Brüno Deleted Pete Rose Scene

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It's hard to believe that the majority of the summer's most talked about releases are already hitting DVD shelves. Sacha Baron Cohen's latest character driven venture Bruno, hit domestic theaters back in July and the marketing for its home release is already in full swing. One of the many extras that will be featured on the Bruno DVD is an awkward extended...

Terrorist Leader Upset with Bruno

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Surprise, surprise someone else is pissed off at Sacha Baron Cohen for the way that they were portrayed in his film Bruno... why is this news, because it's a terrorist leader. Or so we think. According to Cohen, apparently terrorists are hard to find! WND is reporting that the man called a terrorist in the film, Ayman Abu Aita, served in the Al Aqsa Martyrs...

Box Office Predictions: Will Bruno Be No. 1?

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Bruno has waited long enough to make his debut on the big screen -- the time has come for Sacha Baron Cohen's Bruno to take over the box office. With Transformers going on its third week -- the robot-hype is finally settling down, there shouldn't be too much competition from the film. Ice Age on the other...

Bruno: Movie Review

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You've seen the poster, the dramatic premiere entrances, the photos, the red band trailer, him falling on Eminem's face and all too much of Sacha Baron Cohen's ass, now it's time for the real deal. It's time for Brüno. Here is what you need to know: Is this movie offensive, YES. Is it jaw-droppingly hilarious, YES. Does he use the same plot as in Borat,...