The Dictator

The Dictator, Directed by Larry Charles                                                             Those familiar with Sacha Baron Cohen's sacrilegious work -- Borat (2006) and Bruno (2009) -- will wonder why this film, "The Dictator," not directed by the comic himself, made gargantuan strides into ... nothingness. Hardly a soul saw it, and reviews arced from tepid to uninterested to quasi dire-warnings. This then is the non-epic epic of a weasely dictator who risks his life and limber length  to ensure that democracy never gets to the desert country he so happily oppressed. Though it got hardly a ripple in the critical columns, Sacha Baron Cohen's (vulgar but incessantly ribald) THE...(Read Full Post)