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From All Movie Guide: Creating effective social satire is no easy task -- just ask Sacha Baron Cohen. Shortly after scoring a hit in the U.K. with Da Ali G Show, Baron Cohen attempted to translate his unique brand of humor to the big screen with the disastrously unfunny Ali G Indahouse. Conventional...more


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    From All Movie Guide: Creating effective social satire is no easy task -- just ask Sacha Baron Cohen. Shortly after scoring a hit in the U.K. with Da Ali G Show, Baron Cohen attempted to translate his unique brand of humor to the big screen with the disastrously unfunny Ali G Indahouse. Conventional narrative form simply didn't fit his spontaneous, on-the-spot style, and in order to remain relevant he was forced to innovate. Fortunately for him, the secret of Baron Cohen's genius was still only known to a (relatively) select few, so when Borat hit the big screen in 2006, most folks were blindsided by the boorish, yet morbidly endearing character. But the same character who also shot Baron Cohen to fame threatened to become his downfall -- these days his schtick isn't nearly as easy to pull off as it was just three years ago, but pull it off he does in Brüno, a boisterous, taboo-smashing satire that establishes its star as the Andy Kaufman of his generation, and nearly earns him an ass-whooping on more than ...

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