DVD: The Dictator
Sunday 23 September 2012
The Dictator is more conventional than Sacha Baron Cohen’s last two films, in that it has a proper script, and no duping of unsuspecting members of the public.
But don’t hold that against it. From a distance, it may resemble a typical romantic comedy, in which a deposed North African tyrant finds love in a New York wholefood shop, but the jokes remain every bit as revolting, obscene, and hilarious as anything in Borat.
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