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  • Oscar opens up: Cameras, candor and Sacha Baron Cohen

    By Danielle Berrin

    February 27, 2012 | 1:55 pm

    The year of Hollywood celebrating itself reached its apotheosis at the 84th annual Academy Awards, as the films, stars and telecast paid tribute to cinema’s enduring legacy.

    Introducing the broadcast, actor Morgan Freeman emphasized the universality of film, spouting treacly...

  • The musical Baron Cohen brother comes into his own

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    July 12, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Erran Baron Cohen says that ever since he and his younger brother, Sacha -- of Borat fame -- were boys in London, he was the musician and Sacha was the comedian.

    "We used to develop and perform material after Shabbat dinner in our parents' house," recalls the musician, a trumpeter,...

  • Sacha Baron Cohen saluted at Israel Film Festival

    March 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    When Sacha Baron Cohen received an outstanding achievement award at the Israel Film Festival opening night gala on Tuesday (March 6) at the Beverly Hilton, Cohen explained that his famous alter ego, Borat, couldn't attend because, "he is receiving an award from the Hezbollah film...
  • The Best Offense Is a Funny Movie

    By Tom Tugend

    August 31, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    If you feel that life is losing its edge because no one has offended you recently, Sacha Baron Cohen's next movie is for you.

    Baron Cohen stars as his third incarnation (after Ali G and Bruno) in "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of...

  • Anti-Semitic Sing-A-Long

    By Gaby Wenig

    August 19, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Some viewers of Da Ali G Show" on HBO were a little taken aback during the Aug. 1 episode when the character, Borat, got up in an Arizona bar and had all the patrons singing along with him to this song:

    ;In my country there is problem. / And that problem is the Jew / They take...