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'The Dictator' tortures Martin Scorsese on 'SNL' - video

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The Dictator's Admiral General Aladeen (Sacha Baron Cohen) made an appearance on last night's (May 5) episode of Saturday Night Live.

Aladeen was invited for an interview with Seth Meyers as part of the comedy series's 'Weekend Update' segment. There, he discussed his new film, insisting that it has been receiving favourable reviews.

Sacha Baron Cohen, Oscars 2012, The Dictator

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As evidence, Aladeen first produced a blood-stained piece of paper from The New York Times film critic AO Scott.

"The Dictator is the best film I have seen in the last ten years," read Aladeen. "There, I said it. Please, please not my face."

The tyrant then said that Chicago Sun-Times critic Roger Ebert gave the film two thumbs up, before presenting two actual human thumbs.

Finally, Aladeen brought in a bound and hooded figure, who turned out to be Hugo director Martin Scorsese, to give an in-person review.

"It was good," Scorsese said of the film, before the Admiral shocked him and he amended his statement to: "It was great."

Watch Admiral General Aladeen's appearance on Saturday Night Live below:

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