This is going to be really fast because I’m rushing out the door to (finally!) catch Sin Nombre, but Universal’s PR department just sent a message out via Twitter about Sacha Baron Cohen’s new movie. “Pervasive strong and crude sexual content, graphic nudity and language… BRÃœNO = rated R.”
The question now is what/how much was cut to achieve the rating? There’s little question that we’ll eventually see the offending material on DVD, and I don’t doubt that the theatrical cut of the film will be something a bit beyond what we saw in Borat. But will it still have simulated oral and anal sex between men? Because we don’t get enough of that from Shawn Levy movies.
When filming “I Love Lucy” producers used tactics to make Ethel, Lucy’s foil, uglier on screen than she was in real life. This was done to put the focus on Lucy. A similar tactic seems to have been used in 2020’s Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn, by not giving any of the supporting actresses … Continue reading — By Sushi-X