Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm ★★★★

Great success! Yes, people are bemoaning the return of bad Borat impressions but actually I never stopped doing them.
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm delivered the laughs when we needed it most, proving we can still have risk-taking comedy in these dark times where the daily news constantly trumps (sorry) any craziness comedy writers can think of. It somehow feels urgent and necessary and it’s the rare sequel that works, not due to the pranks but by leaning into the surprisingly heartfelt father-daughter emotional arc. Borat’s notoriety in the US is immediately addressed and the success of the film is largely thanks to the incredibly brave and hilarious performance of Maria Bakalova- giver her all of the awards. I will admit I did miss Azamat though, I don’t know if anything quite tops the bear’s head in the fridge from the first film, but the fertility dance came close.

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