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Borat's: Face of Kazakhstan?
After seeing the absurd previews in theaters last night I couldn't help placing this one on my 'to-watch' list. What? Huh? Yup, I said it. I'm hoping to catch this one on the big screen in stadium seating, DDS surround sound - the works. Personally I find Borat disgustingly funny. Not because I feel he's poking any sort of fun at Kazakhstan through his character, but simply pointing out the same age-old stereotypes Americans have created over time. Cohen who is Jewish makes joke about Jews, Blacks, Cowboys, and various other American folk he runs across in his great road-trip across America. Offensive and crude cinema - yes.
My only hopes for those who do know very little about the country of Kazakhstan is that they'll go pick up a book or do some research online. It's not that hard to learn something a little factual about the place. In fact - start by clicking here.