From Borat to rogues of another kind, it’s all popcorn-worthy

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From Borat to rogues of another kind, it’s all popcorn-worthy

Whether it’s humour, drama or action you’re after, here’s what to watch this weekend

Tymon Smith

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm — Amazon Prime Video

Sacha Baron Cohen puts on many new disguises in the return of the adventures of the hapless Kazakhstan correspondent in the gobsmacking, irony-free, prejudiced-packed landscape of Donald Trump-era America. Its main plot may be a little sentimental and mawkish at times, but there’s still plenty here to make you feel this really might be the end of the American empire as we know it.

As ever, there are cringeworthy encounters with a host of real-life characters who are so over the top they just have to be real. And then there’s the much-covered prank involving a lascivious Rudy Giuliani, the former New York mayor, that has to be seen to be believed and certainly earns its place in the pantheon of “oh-no-he-didn’t” candid-camera moments...

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