Quinte, On. real estate agent: Four Lions

Four Lions

There's a relatively low budget movie that's causing a few waves on the other side of the pond. It has been playing in a small number of cinemas and drawing huge crowds. Despite its limited release, it's very competetive in terms of box office numbers. I haven't heard anything about a North American release as of yet, but I'm sure its in the works. It was featured at he Sundance film festival.

The movie is the directorial debut of British film maker Christopher Morris and is called Four Lions.To many Americans, the subject matter will be rather touchy as its basically a spoof on terrorism. The film follows four British men who are members of the most incompetent terrorist cell that you could ever imagine as they try to "blow up the internet". Audiences in the U.K. have been raving about the film, and so far it has steered clear of any major controversy. Even though terrorism is a very serious subject, the film isn't making any judgement calls about that, it merely chronicles the antics of these men. I hope that when it eventually does get released in North America, the public will just accept the movie for what it is, and not try tomake a mountain out of a molehill.

Comment balloon 5 commentsMalcolm Johnston • May 18 2010 06:51PM

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Malcolm,

I hadn't heard of it, but it sounds like a good movie if you like satire.

Jo

Posted by Jo-Anne Smith over 8 years ago
This is hysterical. My husband can't wait for it to come to the USA after hearing about it in the UK. I am not sure that everyone in the would find it as amusing as we do.
Posted by Ellie McIntire, Luxury service in Howard County & Catonsville (Ellicott City Clarksville Howard County Maryland Real Estate) over 8 years ago
Malcolm, very interesting concept for a movie and the subject warrants attention. Ty
Posted by Ty Lacroix (Envelope Real Estate Brokerage Inc) over 8 years ago
We have an alternative cinema in St Petersburg that often plays foreign films with English subtitles - I have seen many Iranian films there - it is mind-opening to see how these people live - but this film looks like many spoof flicks - thanks.
Posted by Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor (Charles Rutenberg Realty) over 8 years ago

Jo-Anne Smith- Oakville, Burlington and Mississauga Region Real Estate, Ont (Brekland Realty Group) Jo, I do like satire, so this movie is right up my alley.

Ellie McIntire Real Estate in Howard County Maryland (The McIntire Team of Long & Foster)Me too Ellie, I can't wait. I'm also pretty sure that some people are not going to appreciate it.

Envelope Real Estate Brokerage Inc Ty, it is an interesting subject, jihad comedy has never been done before.

Barbara-Jo's Beach Blog - Clearwater & Pinellas County Florida Real Estate (Charles Rutenberg Realty) Barbara Jo, what makes tis film so amusing is that these boys are about as English as can be, except for the fact that they are terrorists.

Posted by Malcolm Johnston, Trenton Real Estate (Century 21 Lanthorn Real Estate LTD., Trenton, Ontario) over 8 years ago

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