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Sacha Baron Cohen Reportedly Welcomes Third Child With Wife Isla Fisher


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Congratulations are in order as Sacha Baron Cohen and his wife Isla Fisher have reportedly welcomed their third child. US Weekly is said to have confirmed the happy news, although no further details including the baby’s sex or name have been revealed.

Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla FisherCohen and Fischer have been married since 2010.

The British comedian and the Australian actress are already parents to two daughters Olive, 7, and Elula, 4. They reportedly met in 2002 at a party in Australia and became engaged in 2004. Isla then converted to Judaism before marring Cohen in March 2010 in Paris, France.

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Picture - Shots of Australian actress and... Los Angeles California United States, Saturday 7th March 2015

Shots of Australian actress and currently pregnant Isla Fisher as she takes a walk out in Studio City while wearing a floppy hat and carrying a Starbucks in Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 7th March 2015

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Picture - Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla... Beverly Hills California United States, Sunday 22nd February 2015

Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher - The 87th Annual Oscars - Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and The Beverly Hills City Hall - Arrivals at Wallis Annenberg Center, Oscars - Beverly Hills, California, United States - Sunday 22nd February 2015

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Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher
Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher
Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher

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Photo's of shy American actress Isla Fisher as she hides behind a parking ticket after she had been shopping at Barneys of New York in Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 13th January 2015

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Life of Crime Review


Good

Although the plot itself is nothing special, this kidnapping comedy keeps the audience entertained by filling every scene with outrageous characters and twisty interaction. Based on an Elmore Leonard book, this free-wheeling movie is such a tangle of colourful people and riotous 1980s hairstyles that it can't help but be enjoyable. Especially once we realise that the story isn't the most important thing.

It's set in 1984 Detroit, where trophy wife Mickey (Jennifer Aniston) has finally had it with her chilly husband Frank (Tim Robbins). As she's thinking about taking their son (Charlie Tahan) and leaving, he's holed up in the Bahamas with his mistress Melanie (Isla Fisher) while preparing to serve Mickey with divorce papers. Just then, low-life criminals Louis and Ordell (John Hawkes and Yasiin Bey, aka Mos Def), kidnap Mickey and demand a $1 million ransom. Of course, Frank thinks his problem is solved until he realises that they also know about his dodgy business dealings. And things are further complicated by Louis and Ordell's Nazi-loving sidekick (Mark Boone Junior) and an amorous dork (Will Forte) who's in love with Mickey.

As the chaos escalates, writer-director Daniel Schechter keeps the focus tightly on the offbeat characters rather than the gyrations of the narrative. This makes it easy to identify with everyone on-screen, particularly Aniston and Hawkes, who have the most complex roles. They're the only people who have either emotional shadings or a story arc to travel, so watching them become increasingly aware of the opportunities around them is a lot of fun. Everyone else is here to get laughs, and it's amusing to see each of them reveal things about themselves that add to the mayhem, from Fisher's surprisingly savvy bombshell to Bey's womanising prowess. And of course each character approaches the various moral dilemmas from a distinct angle.

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Frank Dawson is a filthy rich, arrogant real estate developer who regularly takes 'business trips' in order to continue an affair with his young lover Melanie Ralston. During one of his trips away, his wife Mickey is held for ransom in her own home by a gang of masked men who call Frank to demand he deposit $1 million into an offshore bank account if he ever wants to see his wife again. But there's just one tiny problem: he doesn't want to see her again. He's been racking his brains to find a way he might possibly be able to leave her without the costly disadvantages of alimony, divorce costs and child support and now it seems the solution has finally dropped into his lap. Mickey doesn't believe Frank would pay that much to save her but now it's down to his own morals.

'Life Of Crime' is a crime comedy full of unexpected twists and turns. Based on the novel 'The Switch' by Elmore Leonard, the movie adaptation has been directed and written by Daniel Schechter ('Supporting Characters', 'Goodbye Baby', 'The Big Bad Swim') and it is due to be released in UK theatres on September 5th 2014.

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Sacha Baron Cohen Threatens Family Of Old Lady He Chucked Off Stage [Video]


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Of all Sacha Baron Cohen's outrageous and cringe-worthy stunts that he's pulled off over the years, his Britannia Awards prank has caused a great deal more analysis and disbelief than any other. Sacha was introduced to the awards show stage to be honoured for his contribution to comedy by actress Salma Hayek and an old, wheelchair-bound lady who was introduced as Grace Collington, a former child star who worked with Charlie Chaplin.

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Sacha Baron Cohen Momentarily Appeared To Have Killed An Old Lady.

Grace offered the Borat actor Chaplin's iconic cane, saying "This is from City Lights." The audience "aww'd" and Sacha began to tap dance with it, emulating the legendary 20th century performer. Cohen then leant his full body weight of the cane which snapped sending the actor careering into Grace's wheelchair and throwing her off the stage into the audience below with a scream.

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Sacha Baron Cohen Pretends To Kill Elderly Actress In Britannia Awards Stunt [Video]


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Sacha Baron Cohen was honoured for his contribution to comedy at the weekend's Britannia Awards in LA. The actor, who is most famous for his Ali G and Borat characters, was called to the stage by actress Salma Hayek and a wheelchair-bound elderly lady, introduced as the 87 year-old Grace Collington, the supposed former child star of Charlie Chaplin silent movies.

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Sacha Baron Cohen Temporarily Shocked Viewers At The Britannia Awards.

Hayek spoke warmly of Cohen, praising his ability to immerse himself in a role and make his comedy believable and hilarious. Dressed in a sharp suit, he leapt up to collect his award but not before Grace had given a special gift of her own. "This is the cane from City Lights," she said, handing Sacha the iconic hooked cane. The crowd "Aww'd" as the actor took the cane and began to tap dance.

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Jennifer Aniston Throws Star-Studded Birthday Bash For Justin Theroux


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Amidst reports that their relationship is on the rocks, Jennifer Aniston was on hand to throw one heck of a distraction as she lavished her hubby Justin Theroux with gifts and visits from his famous friends as the actor celebrated his 42nd birthday this weekend.

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The couple celebrated Justin's birthday and their one year anniversary as an engaged couple

There was no shortage of celebrity guests either, with famous faces dotted all around Jen and Justin's Bell Air mansion to wish Justin a happy birthday. Although Jen's BFF Courtney Cox couldn't attend the birthday bash, as the actress is reportedly recovering from a broken wrist still, reports state that among the attendees at their Los Angeles home were Ben Stiller, Tobey Maguire and Jason Bateman. Fellow actors Don Cheadle, Will Arnett, Malin Ackerman, Kristen Bell and her fiance Dax Shepard and Isla Fisher and her husband Sacha Baron Cohen were also in attendance, as were comedians Jimmy Kimmel and Ellen DeGeneres and their partners.

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Now You See Me Review


OK

The idea of magicians conducting a series of heists is a great one, but this under-developed film never quite seizes the opportunity. Even its terrific A-list cast can't make much of the lame plot. And director Leterrier is so enamoured with magic that he packs the film with whizzy digital trickery. Which completely misses the point.

At the centre are four illusionists: card trickster Daniel (Eisenberg), hypnotist Merrit (Harrelson), escapologist Henley (Fisher) and street magician Jack (Franco). They're summoned by a mysterious figure to team up for a series of elaborate performances funded by a wealthy benefactor (Caine). First up is a Las Vegas show that involves stealing millions of euros from a Paris bank and raining them down on the audience. This attracts the attention of FBI Agent Rhodes (Ruffalo) and Interpol's Dray (Laurent), who follow them to their next shows in New Orleans and New York. As does a notorious debunker (Freeman) determined to expose their secrets.

The film never quite gets the balance right, as we're not sure if we should root for these flashy young magicians or the people they're leading on a wild goose chase. But there's plenty of eye candy to keep us happy, as each whizzy stunt goes over-the-top to make us wonder what's really happening here. Everything this quartet does has an anarchist slant, stealing from the wealthy to help the needy, which adds a tinge of topicality. Although the gratuitous action scenes and ludicrous effects leave the film about as realistic as a Road Runner cartoon.

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Isla Fisher And Jesse Eisenberg Treat Fans To Exclusive Q&A Session For New Film 'Now You See Me' [Pictures]


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Isla Fisher was on hand to discuss her new film, Now You See Me, to media personelle and a handful of lucky fans at London's Apple Store on Regent Street this week (June 19), with the actress discussing the new thriller alongside her co-star Jesse Eisenberg. The two spoke at length about what we can expect from the film and have since spoken to various UK press outlets about the film in the run-up to it's UK release.

Wearing a form-fitting grey dress as she chatted about the flick - which is currently performing well in US cinemas - to a group of lucky fans, the 37-year-old actress has discussed some of the difficulties she faced during filming, including one near-fatal stunt that almost drowned her. The actress has discussed her life-threatening situation before, and at the Q&A she talked about it in further length to the shock audience. She told the Mail on Sunday last month, "They had a guy who was off camera, but he was a long way away with a can of oxygen. By the time I realised I couldn't get up and beckoned for him, I realised that I had run out of air."

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Video - Dave Franco And Isla Fisher Are Quizzed About Card Tricks And Stunt Work For Their New Movie 'Now You See Me'


Dave Franco and Isla Fisher are interviewed about their new magician movie 'Now You See Me'. They talk about card tricks, Isla being the only woman on the team and the very real stunt-work and fight scenes.

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'Now You See Me' Receives Mixed Reviews From Critics On US Release


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Magical mystery thriller Now You See Me receives a flood of favourable and not so favourable reviews as it is released in US movie theatres today (May 31st 2013).

With a star-studded ensemble cast led by Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher, Dave Franco, Mélanie Laurent, Morgan Freemanand Michael Caine, it's no wonder 'Now You See Me' has turned out to be a massive hit with many critics. Living up to its expectations, this Louis Leterrier directed movie has been described as 'A grandiose, far-fetched, somewhat tongue-in-cheek caper thriller' by Vulture and Television Without Pity said 'the tricks were really fantastic' and 'overall, it was an enjoyable time'.

On the other hand, many were unimpressed, with Complex stating rather bluntly, 'the illusion of its awesomeness vanishes to reveal its greatest trick yet: stealing your money' and CTV's Canada AM suggesting that one should 'wrap it in cellophane, lock it in a box and hide it under the bed'. Either way, if you like glamour, mystery and mischief then it's a great film to go and see and with such an excellent cast, just how bad can it possibly be?

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