We’ve seen Chris Morris’ new film Four Lions, and it’s excellent. We haven’t seen this clip before, because it’s not in the film, but it too, is excellent.
If we were to pretend for a second that we hadn’t sat and enjoyed almost every scene of the film starring Riz Ahmed, Kayvan Novak, Nigel Lindsay and Adeel Akhtar already, and that this clip, some other clips and the trailer were the only things we’d seen, we’d say something like: “BUTTER MY ARSE – IT LOOKS AMAZING.”
Written by Morris and Peep Show duo Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain, Four Lions is a story about four young Muslim dudes who are determined to blow themselves up in the name of Islam. They’re all incompetent in their own special way, and so are the police, the general public and everyone else who appears in the film. It’s farcical, cynical and funnier than Gordon Brown calling a bigoted woman a “bigoted woman”.
It's out on May 7. Here's the Four Lions website. And here’s the trailer: