Four Lions On Blu-ray (2010) - £6.99 Delivered @ Amazon UK
Four Lions On Blu-ray (2010) - £6.99 Delivered @ Amazon UK

Four Lions On Blu-ray (2010) - £6.99 Delivered @ Amazon UK

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Nice price for a funny film!!

Chris Morris' Four Lions is a funny, thrilling comedy that illuminates modern jihadism through the prism of farce. It understands jihadists as human beings. And it understands human beings as innately ridiculous. What "This Is Spinal Tap" did for heavy metal and "Dr Strangelove" the Cold War, Four Lions does for the modern face of terrorism.

In a British city, four men have a secret plan. Omar (Riz Ahmed) is disillusioned about the treatment of muslims around the world and is determined to become a soldier. This is the most exciting idea Waj (Kayvan Novak) has ever heard. Better still it's a no brainer because Omar does his thinking for him. Opposed to Omar and everyone else on earth is the white islamic convert Barry (Nigel Lindsay). He'd realize he joined the cell to channel his nihilism - If he had half the self knowledge of a duck. Faisal (Adeel Akhtar) is the odd man out. He can make a bomb - but he can't blow himself up just now coz his sick dad has "started eating newspaper". Instead he's training crows to fly bombs through windows. This is what Omar has to deal with. They must strike a decisive blow on their own turf but can any of them strike a match without punching himself in the face?

Four Lions plunges us beyond seeing these young men as unfathomably alien. It undermines the folly of just wishing them away or, even worse, alienating the entire culture from which they emerge. The film is neither pro nor anti religious. The jokes fly out of the characters' conflicts, excesses and mistakes. Crackling with wit and tension, Four Lions is the essential response to our failure to engage with reality and a high toast to the idea that laughter is better than killing.


in b4 "Rubber Dingy Rapids Bro"........oh I so wanted to be the one who got that post in. OK slap me with a wet fish

Edited by: "sheldococo" 1st Apr 2011

here we go again.......

It's quiet in here.......

Right... Frog him



My hands are bigger bro, let me do it.

watch muslims get blown up in sublime HD...hot from me
Edited by moderator: "Apr 01, 2011 16:31" 1st Apr 2011

Great price for a superb cutting edge satire.

It has just this week (deservedly imho) picked up the award for Best Comedy at the Empire Awards:

Edited by: "SteveAWOL" 1st Apr 2011


Thanks mate, ordered


watch muslims get blown up in sublime HD...hot from me

That's worth a HOT. I'm in!

Absolutely love this film.

Loved the bazooka bit.

Great film, ordered

Back at £9.99 now :-(
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