Just when we appeared to have been making progress as a country, here’s the freshly released trailer for Sacha Baron Cohen’s feature film The Dictator. Watch as the promised Saddam Hussein/Muammar Gaddafi/awkward stereotype mutant takes New York.
Because he’s too famous to do any more Bruno-styled docu-stunts… Oh, boy, is The Dictator ever scintillating with cultural insensitivities and also, Megan Fox for some reason. No matter which side the end result will land on the irresponsibly racist vs. ingeniously satirical scale, it’s bound to be upsetting. Not sure if the jokes are gelling as separate entities out of narrative context (we’re getting that, right?), but that final foot race scene is comedy gold!