Posted by Matt Rosenberg on July 10, 2009 at 2:23 pm
Yes, Bruno ruined a fashion show in Europe, is blacklisted from the industry, and is forced to come to the US to wreak havoc. In this brief 82 minute fiasco, Bruno” runs rampant and causes laugh out loud reactions. Well, at least that’s what critics are saying. Overall, the film is receiving positive feedback. I have read a bunch of reviews, and wanted to share a couple with you.
of the Chicago Sun-Times, says…””Bruno” is a no-holds-barred comedy permitting several holds I had not dreamed of. The needle on my internal Laugh Meter went haywire, bouncing among hilarity, appreciation, shock, admiration, disgust, disbelief and appalled incredulity.” Click here
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Todd McCarthy, of Variety, writes…”There are 61 laughs, three dildos, one gyrating, talking penis, an anal bleaching and one very pissed-off politician in “Bruno,” which should be enough to make any movie fly. But there is also a pronounced nasty streak to the innumerable provocations staged by the title character.” Click here for a full review.
, of cutprintreview.com, writes …”If you thought seeing British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen wrestling a fat naked man in 2006’s Borat was shocking, you ain’t seen nothing yet. Cohen’s latest character Bruno, a flamboyant Austrian ‘fashionista’, manages to make Harvey Milk look like a giant prude in comparison. In fact, Bruno’s quest to become the most famous Austrian star “
However, Joe Morgenstern of WSJ.com did not like it and writes, “What brings “Brüno” down, though, is sinful behavior. Mr. Baron Cohen commits the cardinal sin of unfunniness.” Click here for a full review.
We will post our review of the film tomorrow. Tune back into the site to find out what we think. Resistance film