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#4489264 - 09/12/19 07:07 PM Sacha Baron Cohen in "The Spy"  
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I'm only 2 or 3 episodes into it, but I am very impressed. Oddly enough, there are moments when I can't help but think of this character as Borat because of the inescapable similarity in appearance, but at the same time, Sacha is good enough at acting to make me forget his other characters.


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#4489265 - 09/12/19 07:10 PM Re: Sacha Baron Cohen in "The Spy" [Re: letterboy1]  
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I've not seen the show but I've known for a long time that Cohen is just as adept at playing dramatic roles as he is comedic roles. Unfortunately, it will be very hard to shake off the mainstream public perception of him being only a comedic actor. Even Jim Carrey was never really able to surmount that.

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#4489266 - 09/12/19 07:21 PM Re: Sacha Baron Cohen in "The Spy" [Re: letterboy1]  
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Speaking of comedy, I would like to see a recent comedy that is funny.

Anyone have any film names to share?

I swear they don't exist anymore...

#4489268 - 09/12/19 07:50 PM Re: Sacha Baron Cohen in "The Spy" [Re: letterboy1]  
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death of stalin, absolutely brilliant film and funny as hell!

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4686844/


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#4489277 - 09/12/19 09:13 PM Re: Sacha Baron Cohen in "The Spy" [Re: letterboy1]  
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I would second that. It's a good choice.

#4489283 - 09/12/19 09:41 PM Re: Sacha Baron Cohen in "The Spy" [Re: Meatsheild]  
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Originally Posted by Meatsheild
death of stalin, absolutely brilliant film and funny as hell!

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4686844/


OMG, to funny, loved that movie, wife even watched it with me. Don`t happen very often.


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#4489289 - 09/12/19 10:22 PM Re: Sacha Baron Cohen in "The Spy" [Re: letterboy1]  
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Just watching the last episode of 'The Spy'. A sort of Israeli 'Homeland' vibe. Rivetting. Sasha Baron Cohen a very competent actor. Didn't realise he was so tall!



#4489299 - 09/13/19 01:37 AM Re: Sacha Baron Cohen in "The Spy" [Re: BD-123]  
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Originally Posted by BD-123
Just watching the last episode of 'The Spy'. A sort of Israeli 'Homeland' vibe. Rivetting. Sasha Baron Cohen a very competent actor. Didn't realise he was so tall!


Watching it to. Its good so far.


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#4489667 - 09/16/19 03:54 PM Re: Sacha Baron Cohen in "The Spy" [Re: Meatsheild]  
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Originally Posted by Meatsheild
death of stalin, absolutely brilliant film and funny as hell!

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4686844/


This was good, thanks. smile


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