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  1. World's Most Powerful Terrorist Recruiting SergeantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Outlook

    ... than the Somalis. It epitomises that combination of menace and absurdity satirised in Chris Morris's film Four Lions . In the areas these few thousand men control, they have tried to ban samosas, on the grounds that their triangular shape invokes ...

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  2. Callous US axes Somalis' only lifelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Mail & Guardian

    ... than the Somalis. It epitomises that combination of menace and absurdity satirised in Chris Morris's film Four Lions . In the areas these few thousand men control, they have tried to ban samoosas on the grounds that their triangular shape invokes ...

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  3. Nathan Barley: old comedy turned out to be a documentary about our futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Boing Boing

    ... that Chris " Brass Eye " Morris played a key role in creating the show, and left it to work on his jihadi comedy Four Lions . With his relentless sadistic pranks against office assistant Pingu - example: plugging Pingu's ears into a lorry battery ...

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  4. Unremitting Pain: The Careless, Astonishing Cruelty of Barack Obama's GovernmentRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Common Dreams

    ... than the Somalis. It epitomises that combination of menace and absurdity satirised in Chris Morris's film Four Lions . In the areas these few thousand men control, they have tried to ban samosas on the grounds that their triangular shape invokes the ...

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  5. The careless, astonishing cruelty of Barack Obama's governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Mail & Guardian

    ... than the Somalis. It epitomises that combination of menace and absurdity satirised in Chris Morris's film Four Lions . In the areas these few thousand men control, they have tried to ban samosas on the grounds that their triangular shape invokes the ...

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  6. Welcome to Containerstan: how the shipping container took over the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | New Statesman

    The shipping container: the ubiquitous unit that has been called the "hidden plumbing of globalisation". Photo: Paul J Richards/AFP/Getty Over the end credits of Chris Morris' 2010 film Four Lions the innocent brother of one of the four homegrown jihadists finds himself the victim of a surrogate extradition.

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  7. Oscar nomination for ex-AGS pupilRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Antrim Today

    ... year. It stars Stephen Graham (This is England, Boardwalk Empire), Conleth Hill (Game of Thrones), Arsher Ali (Four Lions, The Missing) and Ian McElhinney (Game of Thrones, The Fall). The Oscars, held on February 22 at the Dolby Theatre in ...

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  8. The Oscar Hopefuls: Too Many Great Supporting Performances Are Falling Through the CracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Film School Rejects

    ... in the movie. It's probably because few Americans have seen him in other roles and movies, such as Trishna and Four Lions , so aren't aware of how much he achieves in this part. And it's a shame, because it's a role that has nothing to do with his ...

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  9. The Missing: Alain Deloix kidnapped Oliver Hughes say Mirror Online readersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... he have been so desperate for a good hit, he became the story himself? We don't actually know if Suri, played by Four Lions' Arsher Ali, was even in the country at the time so he can't be prime suspect. He is however an undisputed weasel, so nothing ...

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  10. The Missing: So who DID snatch Oliver Hughes? We assess hit TV drama's prime suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... he have been so desperate for a good hit, he became the story himself? We don't actually know if Suri, played by Four Lions' Arsher Ali, was even in the country at the time so he can't be prime suspect. He is however an undisputed weasel, so nothing ...

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  11. Arise, Sir News.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | MetaFilter

    Anarchic comedy provocateur Chris Morris ( The Day Today , Brass Eye , Jam and Four Lions ) was recently the subject of a retrospective on BBC's Raw meat Radio The 3 hour broadcast features material that hasn't been aired since its first broadcast as ...

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  12. Thrones stars to make new Northern thrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | RTE.ie

    A Patch of Fog , a new thriller starring Game of Thrones actors Conleth Hill and Ian McElhinney, Boardwalk Empire 's Stephen Graham and Four Lions ' Arsher Ali, will begin shooting in Northern Ireland next week. It tells the story of an acclaimed novelist and TV personality whose life is turned upside down by a security guard when he is caught shoplifting.

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  13. Is It OK to Joke About ISIS?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Atlantic

    ... appreciate Wodehouse's use of subversive irony, as would the brilliant satirist Chris Morris. In his 2010 movie Four Lions , Morris takes on the issue of jihadist suicide bombing, subjecting it to cheerful scorn by showing just how ridiculous it is. ...

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  14. Pull Focus: Originality triumphs in Gilroy's debut film, 'Nightcrawler'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Columbia Spectator

    ... Rene Russo is his guide at the network, Bill Paxton is his rival stringer on the streets, and Riz Ahmed ("Four Lions") is his assistant. This is the directorial debut of 55-year-old writer Dan Gilroy, who also penned "The Bourne Legacy," "Real ...

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  15. NightcrawlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | NewsReview.com

    ... Bloom's video on the morning news, and an unholy alliance begins. Bloom hires an assistant in Rick (Riz Ahmed of Four Lions ), who clumsily navigates as they race through the streets of Los Angeles looking for carnage. Things escalate from filming ...

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  16. The Self-Made MonsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Slate Magazine

    ... Fundamentalist ; before that, he played one of the bumbling would-be terrorists in the dark political comedy Four Lions . A performer of evident intelligence playing a character who's something of a naive dim bulb, Ahmed provides the closest thing ...

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  17. NIGHTCRAWLER: Journalism's Creepy EthicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Progressive

    ... Riz Ahmed, who has appeared in a number of socially conscious films, including The Road to Guantanamo (2006), Four Lions (2010), and The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2012 ), depicts Rick, an unemployed, luckless Angelino who is an even bigger loser ...

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  18. Under your skinRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | HeraldNet

    ... police shut off the area. TV news pays for the grisly footage - if only Bloom and his "intern" (Riz Ahmed, from "Four Lions") can get there before their rival jackal (Bill Paxton). This might sound like a grim exercise in media scolding, but it's ...

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  19. Nightcrawler slithers toward greatnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Daily Trojan

    ... and hiring a jittery, Sancho Panza-esque assistant (Riz Ahmed from the morbidly brilliant suicide bomber comedy Four Lions) to help him run down his stories. The revelation that the news - specifically local newscasts - has devolved into a ...

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  20. 'Nightcrawler' gets under your skinRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | HeraldNet

    ... police shut off the area. TV news pays for the grisly footage - if only Bloom and his "intern" (Riz Ahmed, from "Four Lions") can get there before their rival jackal (Bill Paxton). This might sound like a grim exercise in media scolding, but it's ...

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