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21/12/07 Borat RIP

Borat RIP

"It's upsetting, but the success has been great and better than anything I could have dreamed of."

Sacha Baron Cohen confirmed in an interview with the Daily Telegraph that he will never again play the character Borat.

boratonline has had a great time running this site for the last seven or eight years, especially when the movie came out and it seemed everybody in the world was visiting us. But ultimately the movie is the perfect end to a truly great comedy character.

- Read the Sacha Baron Cohen interview here 

 


 

27/04/07 The essential guide to the Borat Movie

Essential guide to the movie

Since Borat's first appearance in March 2000 on UK TV boratonline.co.uk has been part of the journey. We've posted guides to the UK episodes, USA 1, USA 2 and all DVD extras. This is the guide to the movie.

This page is one big spoiler. So if you haven't seen the movie - move away from the page now.

 

- The boratonline.co.uk essential guide to the movie

 

 

 

 


05/03/07 Borat out now on DVD - buy it or try and get one for free!

It's out today and if you only buy one DVD this year - make it the Borat movie!

- Buy it now on Amazon

...and in other news, Heavy.com have been in contact with boratonline and would like all Borat fans to know about the Borat's VideoTime Contest.

If you really are a true Borat fan - or simply if you fancy your chances of getting your hands on $3,500 then click the banner above. All good entries stand a chance of getting a free Borat DVD.

"A Boratís Videotime video is a video that copies the signature comedic behaviour of the character Borat from the film "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan". All videos must be no longer than three (3) minutes."
Click for full rules

...and finally - it's now 2007 and boratonline is in it's 8th year! For an archive of old news stories click on the year below:

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26/02/07 The chance of an Oscar has Departed

Oh well - no Oscar for Borat, but an amazing achievement to be nominated anyway. Not that Borat fans need awards to know how good Borat is, but here they are anyway:

  • Academy Award nomination, Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

  • Golden Globe winner, Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy (Sacha Baron Cohen)

  • Golden Globe nominated, Best Motion Picture

Full list of awards

Also, remember that from 5th March 2007 you can buy Borat on DVD. We recommend Amazon.co.uk - click on the image below for a great price.


22/02/07 The best film writers of 2006?

Boratonline.co.uk fans will know about Sacha Baron Cohen and Dan Mazer. But who is Peter Baynham and Anthony Hines, two of the other Borat team members up for the Oscar this weekend?

Well they are absolute legends of UK comedy. Peter Baynham has had a massive say in Steve Coogan's work including obviously Alan Partridge. He's also been the main writer behind Chris Morris (Brass Eye). Anthony Hines is one of the brains behind Paul Kaye's Dennis Pennis character.

To watch a thirty minute interview with Baynham and Hines about Borat then please visit the website below. A must watch for Borat fans.

- http://www.cinemablend.com/new/Oscar-Nominated-Writers-Explain-Borat-4547.html

Also, there is a pretty good interview with Dan Mazer on the BBC website:

"Say we are going to interview a group of feminists, and we have 20 questions. We sort of know how people are going to respond, so we prepare the answers as well."

"No exaggeration - sometimes we would go into a scene with up to 250 jokes."

"I liken the script to a flow chart: if Borat says A, then the woman will say either B,C or D"

- http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/6367943.stm

- http://www.wga.org/writtenby/writtenbysub.aspx?id=2274


23/01/07 Oscar nomination

The Oscar nominations where announced today. Borat's in with a shout. In first place currently based on alphabetical order.

Winners are announced Sunday 25th February.


16/01/07 What's a BAFTA anyway?

"Thank you to every American who has not sued me so far"

Sacha Baron Cohen won a Golden Globe for being the best comedy actor in a movie in 2006.

He described filming Borat as a "life-changing experience".

 

 


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