As The Dictator‘s bumbling and self-involved Admiral General Aladeen, Sacha Baron Cohen trudges with his talented supporting cast through a frustrating, and ultimately exhausting, film littered with mediocre, off-target jokes.
Paramount Pictures presented footage from its upcoming releases, including G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Rise of the Guardians and the premiere of footage of Tom Cruise as Jack Reacher. Plus, a surprise appearance from Sacha Baron Cohen!
There’s no way to get around it; 2012 looks like it’s going to be an amazing year for movies, with four of the most eagerly anticipated genre movies in recent memories being released – and that’s not even including Sony’s Spider-Man reboot, which could end up as the X-Men: First Class-style surprise hit of the summer. Here’re the five movies we’re most excited about this year… and some others thrown in for good measure.