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

    6 hrs ago | 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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  2. NIGHTCRAWLER: Journalism's Creepy EthicsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | 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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  3. Under your skinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 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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  4. Nightcrawler slithers toward greatnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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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  5. 'Nightcrawler' gets under your skinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 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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  6. The Best Film About Islamic Terrorists Is a ComedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Atlantic

    It's been four years since the general U.S. release of Four Lions , Chris Morris' pitch-black satire about a crew of inept wannabe suicide bombers in the north of England, and almost five since the movie debuted at Sundance. Since then, as many as 500 British citizens have left their homes to join ISIS, the terrorist group seeking to establish a fundamentalist Islamic caliphate in the Middle East, with one 21-year-old British national, Hamzah Parvez, sending an online message home to fellow Muslims urging them to join him.

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  7. Lindsay Lohan seeks redemption on London...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Bangkok Post

    ... starred as Shrek in "Shrek the Musical" in the West End and Islamist convert Barry in the 2010 dark comedy film "Four Lions". As a sexy secretary, Lohan convincingly embodies the role which seems tailor-made when her character says: "I know what it ...

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  8. Lindsay Lohan seeks redemption on London stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... starred as Shrek in "Shrek the Musical" in the West End and Islamist convert Barry in the 2010 dark comedy film "Four Lions". As a sexy secretary, Lohan convincingly embodies the role which seems tailor-made when her character says: "I know what it ...

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  9. SPEED-THE-PLOW, Starring Lohan, Schiff and Lindsay, Opens Tonight in the West EndRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... in A SMALL FAMILY BUSINESS at the National Theatre. Film includes a British Comedy Award nomination for Barry in 'Four Lions', 'Alpha Papa' and Woody Allen 's 'Scoop'. Television includes 'Poirot', 'Spooks', 'The Tunnel', 'Rome', 'Brass Eye', 'Alan ...

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  10. West End 'Speed-the-Plow' Starts Late, But Don't Blame Lindsay LohanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... before curtain. The show went up late, however, because Richard Schiff, who co-stars along with Nigel Lindsay ("Four Lions"), had taken ill, meaning understudy Adam Morris was called to step in without a single rehearsal. The last minute prep ...

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  11. I turned on the TV to find my old classmates had become Isis militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | New Statesman

    ... birthday wishes from friends, who I don't imagine had any idea what happened. In his list of likes is Barry from Four Lions , the black comedy send-up of Islamist terrorism. I've since heard that a third alumnus of my school has gone out there. ...

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  12. Lindsay Lohan Stars in SPEED-THE-PLOW, Opening Tonight in the West EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... in A SMALL FAMILY BUSINESS at the National Theatre. Film includes a British Comedy Award nomination for Barry in 'Four Lions', 'Alpha Papa' and Woody Allen 's 'Scoop'. Television includes 'Poirot', 'Spooks', 'The Tunnel', 'Rome', 'Brass Eye', 'Alan ...

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  13. Homelessness, poverty recurrent themes at this year's Toronto film festRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2014 | Lifestyles

    ... paparazzo. He hires another frustrated job-seeker (played by British actor Riz Ahmed) as his sidekick. Ahmed ("Four Lions") speculated that entertainment tends to initially become escapist in times of crisis, but eventually swings back to reality. ...

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  14. Mr. Bean to Jihadi JohnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Foreign Policy

    ... radicals are more often bumbling losers than bin Laden. Throughout director Chris Morris's 2010 black comedy Four Lions , the would-be British jihadists who are the focus of the film engage in a running debate over what, exactly, they should bomb. ...

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  15. Isis fanatics declare war on TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Metro UK News

    ... war to them in the real world on the ground'. Although the move is reminiscent of the Chris Morris comedy film Four Lions, in which a half-wit terrorist suggests blowing up the internet , there is nothing funny about making terrorist threats online, ...

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  16. Gyllenhaal on an 'elaborately flavoured' chewing gum diet for 'Nightcrawler'Read the original story

    Sep 6, 2014 | Lifestyles

    ... mindset. "It was intense man, it was really intense," said the British actor, whose screen credits also include "Four Lions." "I mean it was like claustrophobic, filming in a car, night shoots the whole time. After six weeks of not seeing daylight ...

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  17. Jake Gyllenhaal Receives High Praise For 'Nightcrawler'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | ContactMusic.com

    ... in a gradually shrinking job market. Gyllenhaal's menacing Bloom is supported by Rene Russo ( Thor ), Riz Ahmed ( Four Lions ), Bill Paxton ( Hatfields & McCoys ) and Ann Cusack ( A League Of Their Own ). The film has been written and directed by ...

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  18. Gyllenhaal on a chewing gum diet for movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | DurhamRegion.com

    ... mindset. "It was intense man, it was really intense," said the British actor, whose screen credits also include "Four Lions." "I mean it was like claustrophobic, filming in a car, night shoots the whole time. After six weeks of not seeing daylight ...

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  19. Gyllenhaal on 'elaborately flavoured' chewing gum diet for 'Nightcrawler'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Brandon Sun

    ... mindset. "It was intense man, it was really intense," said the British actor, whose screen credits also include "Four Lions." "I mean it was like claustrophobic, filming in a car, night shoots the whole time. After six weeks of not seeing daylight ...

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  20. Caliph Cameron brings ISIS-style intolerance to BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | Spiked

    e know from their Four Lions -style Twitterfeeds and video statements that some ISIS members dream of co-opting Britain into their unforgiving caliphate. They fantasise about raising their black flag over Downing Street and enforcing harsh sharia law ...

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