Friday, July 10, 2009
Bruno is the kind of movie that has 90% of the audience howling with laughter while the other 10% hurriedly exits the theater. This is not speculation; I witnessed this happen several times during the screening, and could only wonder what, exactly, these people thought they were getting themselves into. Bruno, a flamboyantly gay Austrian fashionista, is the second Sacha Baron Cohen character to get the big screen treatment, trailing behind the 2006 release Borat. But you knew all that, didn’t you?