Creating effective social satire is no easy task -- just ask Sacha Baron Cohen. Shortly after scoring a hit in the U.K. with Da Ali G Show
, Baron Cohen attempted to translate his unique brand of humor to the big screen with the disastrously unfunny Ali G Indahouse
. Conventional narrative form simply didn't fit his spontaneous, on-the-spot style, and in order to remain relevant he was forced to innovate. Fortunately for him, the secret of Baron Cohen's genius was still only known to a (relatively) select few, so when Borat
hit the big screen in 2006, most folks were blindsided by the boorish, yet morbidly endearing character. But the same characte...