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The Things They Say 3597

15th December 2006

"I have been trying to let BORAT know this great news but for the last four hours both of Kazakhstan's telephones have been engaged. Eventually, Premier NURSULTAN NAZARBAYEV answered and said he would pass on...

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'Borat' Barat Teased By Bandmates

15th December 2006

DIRTY PRETTY THINGS frontman CARL BARAT has become the subject of relentless teasing by his bandmates, because his surname sounds similar to SACHA BARON COHEN's creation BORAT. The former LIBERTINE, 28, is not amused by...

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Babel Receives Seven Golden Globe Nods

14th December 2006

Among numerous surprises, Babel, the drama by director Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu about the worldwide reverberations to families following a shooting in North Africa, dominated the Golden Globes nominations announced today. The film received seven nominations...

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Merchant Trumps Gervais At Comedy Awards

14th December 2006

Stephen Merchant beat his comic partner Ricky Gervais to be named as the best TV comedy actor for his performance in Extras.Merchant appears as incompetent acting agent Darren Lamb in the BBC2 show.Gervais was nominated...

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Stone Stuns Comedy Audience With Serial Killer Joke

14th December 2006

Hollywood director OLIVER STONE shocked the audience at last night's (13DEC06) British Comedy Awards in London by joking about the recent murders of five prostitutes. The Suffolk killings, thought to be the work of a...

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Cohen, Merchant And Church Win Comedy Awards

14th December 2006

Former soprano CHARLOTTE CHURCH and funnymen SACHA BARON COHEN and STEPHEN MERCHANT were among the winners at the British Comedy Awards in London last night (13DEC06). Cohen and his BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR...

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Cohen's Singing Dumped From Sweeney Todd

14th December 2006

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN's singing has reportedly been cut from TIM BURTON's forthcoming SWEENEY TODD movie, because it's so bad. The BORAT and ALI G creator plays SIGNOR ADOLFO PIRELLI - the arch-rival of...

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Borat Hit With Another Lawsuit

13th December 2006

An outtake from Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan involving an encounter between a man and Borat in a South Carolina restaurant restroom has triggered the latest lawsuit involving...

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Little Noticed Little Children A Winner With S.f. Critics

13th December 2006

Todd Field's Little Children, which has had limited distribution in the U.S., dominated the awards presented by the San Francisco Film Critics circle on Tuesday. The movie won for best film, best adapted screenplay, and...

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Sacha Baron Cohen Hit By New Lawsuit

13th December 2006

SACHA BARON COHEN has been hit by a new lawsuit from a man who claims he was "accosted" by the British funnyman in character as BORAT in a South Carolina restaurant last year (05). Footage...

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Brits Ace San Francisco Movie Awards

13th December 2006

British stars DAME HELEN MIRREN and SACHA BARON COHEN picked up the top prizes at this year's (06) San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards yesterday (12DEC06). Mirren won the Best Actress gong for her portrayal...

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Eastwood Film Wins Top Award From L.a. Film Critics

11th December 2006

Clint Eastwood's Letters From Iwo Jima, which presents the bloody World War II battle from a Japanese viewpoint (and is the companion film to his Flags of Our Fathers), has been named best picture of...

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Rickman Joins Sweeney Todd Cast

11th December 2006

Beloved British 'bad guy' ALAN RICKMAN is set to play the villain again after signing up for a role in TIM BURTON's movie adaptation of SWEENEY TODD. The thespian will play JUDGE TURPIN in the...

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Borat Trial Adjourned

8th December 2006

The lawsuit brought by two US students who say they were tricked into making sexist and racist remarks in comedy film Borat has been adjourned until February 27th.Representatives of 20th Century Fox, the producers of...

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Veiled Muslim Gives C4 Christmas Speech

5th December 2006

Channel 4's alternative Christmas speech will this year be given by a Muslim woman wearing a full veil.Khadija, a teacher and lecturer in Islamic studies and the Koran, will wear a niqab for the ten-minute...

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Excised Borat Scene Appears On Youtube

5th December 2006

A scene shot for Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan was removed after a sheriff's deputy working at the Imperial County, California jail figured that he and his colleagues...

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Black Desperate To See Borat

5th December 2006

Funnyman JACK BLACK fears he'll have to wait until pal SACHA BARON COHEN's hit film BORAT comes out on DVD because the British star won't send him a screener copy. Black has been desperate to...

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Fascinating Fact 2544

3rd December 2006

Controversial SACHA BARON COHEN movie BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN has sparked an unlikely tourism boom in Kazakhstan. Internet searches for accommodation in the capital city Astana are...

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Eastwood's Flags Of Our Fathers Leads Satellite Awards Nominations

1st December 2006

CLINT EASTWOOD's war epic FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS, musical DREAMGIRLS and BABEL have emerged as early Oscars favourites after picking up 26 US Satellite Awards nominations between them. The stunning Iwo Jima battle sequences in...

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Fascinating Fact 2539

1st December 2006

Funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN's controversial comedy BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN has been banned in every Arab country except Lebanon. Dubai censor chief YOUSUF ABDUL HAMID called the...

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Borat Breaks Anderson's Marriage?

28th November 2006

PAMELA ANDERSON's involvement in the BORAT movie not only resulted in a foul mouthed spat with rap/rocker KID ROCK, but it may have also ended their short lived marriage. The couple reportedly entered into a...

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Cohen's Sweeney Todd Role Not Confirmed

28th November 2006

Director TIM BURTON has slammed reports SACHA BARON COHEN has signed up to star in upcoming film SWEENEY TODD, insisting talks with the BORAT funnyman are far from concluded. Earlier this month (NOV06), media outlets...

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Borat: A One-time Wonder?

27th November 2006

Although Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan passed the $100-million mark at the box office over the weekend, Universal Pictures may already be "feeling buyer's remorse" over its agreement...

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Borat To Release Christmas Single

26th November 2006

Fictional TV reporter BORAT SAGDIYEV is set to release a Christmas single. The Kazakhstani journalist, created by British comic SACHA BARON COHEN, is aiming for the top spot in the UK festive chart next month...

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Borat Star Cohen Saddened By Film Backlash

25th November 2006

BORAT star SACHA BARON COHEN is deeply upset about the backlash he has received about the hit comedy - because it's clear many people simply didn't get the joke. The British comedian portrays a fictitious...

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Cohen Nominated For Kazakh Award

24th November 2006

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN has been nominated for a national award in Kazakhstan, despite lampooning the country in his latest movie. BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN was...

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Baron Cohen Eyed Breakdance Career

24th November 2006

British comedian SACHA BARON COHEN aspired to become a professional breakdancer before hitting the big time as a TV funnyman. The ALI G star was a die hard hip-hop fan as a youngster, and even...

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Fascinating Fact 2509

23rd November 2006

Israeli authorities have banned advertising posters for BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN, claiming the picture of funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN in a skimpy posing pouch is indecent.

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Kazakh President Applauds Borat Movie

22nd November 2006

Kazakh President NURSULTAN NAZARBAYEV has made a dramatic u-turn over SACHA BARON COHEN's depiction of Kazakhstan, insisting he's now a huge fan of the British funnyman's comic creation BORAT. BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR...

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Cohen Dodged Arrest After Furniture-stealing Stunt

22nd November 2006

BORAT star SACHA BARON COHEN had to be jetted out of New York during filming on the comedy to avoid arrest and deportation when a stunt went awry. The British funnyman appeared to be stealing...

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