At MTV Award Shows, Party Matters More than Prizes

By SANDY COHEN AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES Katy Perry dripping with green slime. Jack Black, in his underpants, shooting fireworks from his crotch. Sacha Baron Cohen‘s alter-ego, Bruno, landing his bare backside on Eminem‘s face. These sure aren’t Oscar moments. MTV Networks – which include Nickelodeon, Spike, Comedy Central and VH1 – specialize in […]

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New on DVD: Star Trek, Brüno & More

The big-time blockbuster of the summer of 2009 is now on DVD – J.J. Abrams’ slam-bang revamping of the venerable Star Trek franchise, with Chris Pine stepping into the role of James T. Kirk and telling the story of how he got involved with Starfleet and formed his initially-adversarial relationship with the half-Vulcan Spock (Zachary […]

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Exclusive: Brüno vs. LaToya Jackson

Sacha Baron Cohen’s outrageously obnoxious Brüno comes to DVD next week, and Fancast has an exclusive sneak peek at the DVD. It features the flamboyant gay fashionista’s run-in with LaToya Jackson, which was cut from the theatrical release due to sensitivity about the aftermath of her brother Michael Jackson’s death. Check out our exclusive clip […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: G-Force Rules, Potter Plummets

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/G-Force/141798/1182753638/G-Force%3A-Dr.-Doolittle/embed 580 476] Guinea pig super-spies managed to topple the kid wizards as G-Force tops the box office and Harry Potter tumbles after its boffo opening. 1. G-Force – $32.1m 2. Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince – $30m 3. The Ugly Truth – $27m 4. Orphan – $12.7m 5. Ice Age: Dawn […]

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Opening Wide: Brüno, I Love You, Beth Cooper

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Br%C3%BCno/146181/1170632139/Bruno%3A-Palestine/embed 580 476] Brüno Buy tickets at Fandango! Sacha Baron Cohen continues the ambush pranksterism that made him famous with Borat, this time starring as an obnoxious gay Austrian fashionista who spreads confusion and frustration and anger wherever he goes. (more…)

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Bruno’s Top Ten List

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/The-Late-Show-With-David-Letterman/90389/1177540745/Letterman—Bruno-Top-Ten-List/embed 580 476] On Tuesday night, Sacha Baron Cohen stopped by The Late Show with David Letterman as himself, telling a scary story about ambush-interviewing a terrorist. Last night, though, he gave us more of what we expected, delivering the Top Ten List in character as Bruno. Check it out!

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“Bruno” Cuts Jackson Family Jokes

In a quick response time, Universal apparently has cut a scene from Sacha Baron Cohen’s upcoming comedy Bruno which features his outlandish gay German character mocking the Jackson family. The scene, which features Bruno pranking LaToya Jackson and stealing Michael Jackson’s phone number from her, played at earlier European premieres, but was said to be […]

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Paula Abdul Spills “Bruno” Beans

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/The-Late-Show-With-David-Letterman/90389/1142665686/Letterman—Paula-Abdul-Gets-Brunod/embed 420 355] There’s been a lot of talk about the craziness that Sacha Baron Cohen is going to bring in Bruno, and the rumor was that Paula Abdul is the celebrity victim in this film like Pamela Anderson was in Borat. Abdul confirmed it on The Late Show with David Letterman, and she […]

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