Topic: The Dictator (Movie)
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'The Dictator' aka Sacha Baron Cohen made another splashy entrance, arriving in character and on a camel at the Cannes Film Festival.
Sacha Baron Cohen's film is funny for about half its running time, and the lack of improvisation in the movie is somewhat stifling.
Sacha Baron Cohen, posing as Admiral General Aladeen, says he wants his Oscar tickets back; Academy president says Sacha Baron Cohen has them.