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First Impressions: Sacha Baron Cohen gets boldly political on Who Is America?

Ultimate troll Sacha Baron Cohen is back in form for his new show Who Is America?, screening for Australians exclusively from today on Stan, and this time he’s splitting his time between four characters. You’ve got the right-wing blogger for a fictitious website dubbed “truthbay.org”; a cis-gendered liberal who is so open-minded he watches his wife have sex with sea mammals; an ex-con turned abstract artist who uses bodily fluids to create his works; and an Islamophobic ex-Mossad agent dripping in machismo and unwavering gun advocacy. It’s messy and unbalanced, but Bacon Cohen’s penchant for stripping away niceties and exposing the idiocy of his guests, through often extreme levels of satire, is still very much in tact.... Continue Reading

Film Review: Alice Through the Looking Glass (USA, 2016)

Tim Burton’s saturated interpretation of Lewis Carroll’s famed wonderland was nothing short of impressive when it illustrated 2010’s hugely successful Alice in Wonderland, laying out a strong case for cutting-edge 3D tech in cinema – a relatively new phenomenon six years ago. Dubbed “Underland”, the ostentatious gothic fantasy land reiterated Burton’s unrivaled imaginative flair, and with the artist in the Director’s chair we were able to spend a great deal of time gaping at his creation despite a story that was, at best, average.... Continue Reading

Interview: Mia Wasikowska chats Alice Through the Looking Glass, Sacha Baron Cohen, and more

In 2010, Australian actor Mia Wasikowska found herself propelled into the spotlight when she landed the coveted role of Alice in the reboot of Alice in Wonderland, playing opposite Johnny Depp and Anne Hathaway. Six years later and she has jumped back into the iconic role once more for a sequel many thought would never happen.... Continue Reading

Sacha Baron Cohen brings back Borat to introduce the first trailer for Grimsby

Sacha Baron Cohen resurrected Borat, arguably his best character to date, on a recent addition of Jimmy Kimmel Live to premiere the trailer for his new film Grimsby. Poking fun at Kimmel’s name, pulling out stock Borat jokes, and hilariously implying that Donald Trump is a Baron Cohen character, Borat jokes with the show’s host before giving us our first full look at the forthcoming action-comedy.... Continue Reading