BORAT lovers beware: Sacha Baron Cohen's first small-to-big screen transfer is nowhere near as hilarious as the 2006 comic smash that turned a fictional Kazakh reporter into the most beloved cinematic buffoon since Austin Powers. Released in the U.K. in 2002 to capitalize on the popularity of Cohen's wannabe gangster alter ego, this low-rent, gross-out comedy went straight-to-DVD in the U.S. when Da Ali G Show
premiered on cable and boasts none of BORAT's glorious anarchy, social commentary or sly wit.
Unlike BORAT and Da Ali G Show
, in which Cohen remained deep in character, the better to outrage and embarrass unwitting victims in unscripted kam...