dictators

Top 10 dictator movies

Top 10 dictator movies

Sacha Baron Cohen, aka the Baron of Questionable Taste, is releasing his third opus in far-flung tomfoolery this week. THE DICTATOR follows the USA-bound travels of a heavily-bearded, thoroughly misogynistic tyrant modeled after… take your pick. You most probably have heard about this by now – what with Cohen’s shenanigans at the Oscars and a trailer featuring Megan Fox in bed, it’s hard not to be aware of him even if you’d really, really like to be. The question, however, is this: is THE DICTATOR coming to us a few years too late? Remember – the downfall of both Hussein and Gaddafi are history, especially when we have things like [insert name of favorite reality TV show here] to care about. Or, is this movie going to be just plain awesome?

Inside the private planes of dictators. No sharks with freaking laser beams.

Inside the private planes of dictators. No sharks with freaking laser beams.

Showing at this year’s international photography festival in Brighton is Nick Gleis’ collection of photographs of the rarely seen inside of private jets belonging to VIPs. Gleis, who describes his images as “extremely security-sensitive” has photographed the private jets for heads of state of African countries, including Cameroon, and also China. However, due to the…