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This looks like an Americanized version of Four Lions … by the director of Four Lions.

Chris Morris specializing in hapless terrorists is a little bit like another Brit, Armando Iannucci, who has a niche doing comedies on both sides of the Atlantic about political staffers (The Thick of It, In the Loop, Veep, Death of Stalin). Four Lions was pretty funny but the Rotherham accents were pretty much incomprehensible to these American ears in a theater without subtitles.

 
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  1. Looks with really stupid with all of the usual anti-white optics that are ubiquitous in all Hollywood films.

    • Replies: @pyrrhus
  2. More evidence (as though any were needed) that one can explain the abject ignorance and stupidity of the American public simply by considering the entertainment they consume.

    And since so much of this same “entertainment” is exported around the globe, you can readily understand why so much of the entire world is in a fix.

    Hollywood film and television moguls, who imagine that they are the most powerful people on earth–even more powerful than wall streeters–may well be right about that.

  3. It doesn’t look as funny as Four Lions

    • Replies: @Whitey Whiteman III
  4. You see?! I just watched the 2 minutes of introductory stupidity. Why in hell would I want to watch this movie, much less pay $10 to?

    “Based on 100 true stories” Haha! Yes, there was a black guy driving a school bus one time. There are some white intelligent ladies at the FBi. Some black people don’t like guns. “Based on 100 true stories”! That’s a new one.

    • Replies: @The Alarmist
  5. bomag says:

    Looks a little too pat:

    Black man with a heart of gold.

    Bumbling White men.

    Sensible lady who explains and gets along.

    Sigh.

  6. Lurker says:

    Four Lions amusingly and cleverly points out that your regular Muslim supremacist ain’t too bright or competent. Charmingly inept in fact.

    The film somehow manages not to explain the numerous acts of terrorism that have actually taken place, the large scale rape of white girls, the issue of demographic replacement or racial friction.

    And if these guys are so inept, why are they here at all? What’s in it for us exactly?

  7. @bomag

    Yes, and FBI (or whoever the agency is) being fully diverse, yet working like clockwork. Yeah, that’ll happen.

    The media loves to push this idea of the agencies with this authority (CIA, FBI, local police, etc) being completely on-the-ball and having access to all information they need, rather than being a lot of bumbling government idiots. CSI is a great example. Another is the series of (very entertaining, I gotta say) Jason Bourne movies. See Peak Stupidity’s Apprehending Jason Bourne, we’re the government and we’re all on it.Part 2 and Part 3.

  8. @Lurker

    You are being unfair.

    It showed apparently normal, ordinary, ‘integrated’ Muslims as terrorists. It also made fun of Muslim apologists and accusations of Islamophobia and showed them being used by actual terrorists.

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    , @Lurker
  9. @Kent Nationalist

    Angela Davis got paid something like $12k plus travel costs to speak at Texas Tech or somewhere like that. It came up in a discussion of Censorship on Campus: the campus Young Republicans were complaining about this accomplice to murder being paid $12k out of campus funds to speak on their campus. They weren’t complaining that she shouldn’t be allowed to speak on their campus, just that they shouldn’t have to pay for this Communist criminal’s speech.

  10. Anonymous[258] • Disclaimer says:
    @Steve Sailer

    Your students’ fee money at work.

  11. Chris Morris has disowned the crappy trailer. And one of the writers of Peep Show worked on it. So it might be OK.

  12. Anonymous[258] • Disclaimer says:

    Apparently the old Norse inflected Yorkshire (‘God’s own county’) accent is considered to be a closer approximation to the way the Anglo-Saxons spoke old English.
    Southern English accents, it is said, were influenced by Norman French.

  13. Will go see this in the cinema, when Morris gets something right its amazing, his Brasseye program was hilarious

    The episode that got him in trouble was Paedogeddon

  14. Lurker says:
    @Kent Nationalist

    The real terrorists remaining largely outside the scope of the film. Leaving the good thinkers ample opportunity to enthuse over how the film addressed irrational fear and misunderstanding by badwhites.

    • Replies: @utu
  15. @Lurker

    “Why are they here at all? What’s in it for us exactly?”

    They are here to do exactly what they’re doing — rape your women and girls, attack your boys, outbreed and replace you, wear down your social fabric, confuse your religious culture, bankrupt your social capital, flood your schools, overwhelm your public services, sow disorder and distrust, complain constantly about you, make you feel illegitimate in your own land, degrade and demoralize every societal level, and commit terrorist acts which justify the police state. And they’re doing a splendid job of it. You goyim really are rather slow on the uptake.

    Remember: Diversity is (((our))) strength, not yours. It is leverage against you, and it is working exactly as planned. Communism didn’t quite do the trick as intended, but this plan is going just great.

    • Agree: HammerJack, BB753
    • Replies: @El Dato
  16. @Kent Nationalist

    It looks a lot more broad, but that may just be the trailer.

    Jam is Chris Morris’ best work, but it is not for everyone (experimental/anti-comedy)

    • Replies: @Kent Nationalist
  17. Here’s one on doing what it takes to get your kid into a top preschool…

  18. El Dato says:

    True story:

    3 of the perps are FBI provocateurs who don’t know each other, the fourth has mental problems and doesn’t know he’s on a trip to Cuba.

  19. FPD72 says:
    @Steve Sailer

    Yeah, it was Texas Tech. She spoke in the Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium, which only seats 280, so even if they had a capacity crowd, that came to $43 per attendee — a large price tag for what was supposedly a student event. Since Davis’ topic was prison reform, maybe the school should invite Heather McDonald for a differing, and very empirical, perspective.

    When Milo spoke on campus (before his defenestration) there was a large attendance, but it was paid for with voluntary donations, unlike Davis’ appearance, which was paid for with school funds.

    It speaks well for Texas Tech that both events were peaceful, with no violent protests, unlike so many campuses where supposedly “right wing” speakers (such as Coulter, Murray and McDonald) have been attacked by student mobs or not allowed to speak because of “security” concerns.

  20. Barnard says:

    A nominee for this week in hate hoaxes:

    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/ohio-home-explosion-investigated-as-hate-crime-after-racial-slurs-and-swastika-found-painted-nearby/

    An interracial couple in Sterling, OH has an electrical fire in a house they had lived in for 23 years. This week, while gas and electric were shut off for repairs and they were staying elsewhere, some white supremacists torched the rest of their house and also vandalized it with, “a misshapen swastika on a garage and blue spray-painted racial slurs on two of the neighbor’s cars.” I wonder how they decided which neighbors deserved to have their cars tagged. They are so upset, they don’t want to rebuild in this unincorporated wide spot in the road. No, of course they don’t. Chance this is a hoax -95%.

  21. songbird says:

    I always thought that the Black Hebrew Israelites would make great villains in a post-apocalyptic movie, like the Niven/Pournelle book Lucifer’s Hammer.

    They have a unique look that would make them a good, stand-out part of a coalition of barbarians set on destroying all technology. And they might be said to have the motivation that whites primarily created it.

  22. 8OT:

    Racists start racist businesses to be with their own kind in Hotlanta:

    https://www.fastcompany.com/90378268/atlantas-black-tech-founders-are-changing-entrepreneurship-in-america-can-they-avoid-silicon-valleys-mistakes

    “Atlanta is just so black, like blackity-black,” says Iris Nevins, a 26-year-old software engineer for Mailchimp, the email-marketing platform.

    Way to live the stereotype, Iris!

    • Replies: @peterike
  23. In Four Lions as I recall a number of White non-Muslim British were murdered by them, so no, not a “funny” movie to me. “Funny” in a “Blazing Saddles” way in which Whites are made to look stupid and the “other” advances their cause as an inside joke.
    This new movie is even more blatant about it apparently. Looks as though the female FBI Agent is quite sympathetic to the group, which is presented as well meaning but mentally off bumpkins. I’ll pass on it.

  24. c matt says:
    @bomag

    Well, it is fiction after all.

  25. J.Ross says:

    Just continuing with the same exposed soft propaganda nonsense like nobody sees what they’re doing (in other words, instead of arguing logically that Person X is Good and Moral, you visually show Person X as fallible and human. So BBC News is about fifty years behind Hollywood). So whites, let alone white terrorists, are inhuman or contemptible, but Muslim terrorists are silly? I was going to write “burn it all down” but Disney and Netflix are actually doing that.

  26. J.Ross says:

    A couple of years back there were these weirdly brainless and childish forcememe campaigns from Muslim twitter users: “calling Muslims terrorists causes Muslims to become terrorists,” “You ought to be sympathetic because there is enormous regular unreported violence in the Muslim world,” “Muslims are the major victims of Muslim terrorism.” The “joke” of this movie seems in line with that pudding-headed reasoning. “Oh sure he’s a murderer but he’s also silly.” I don’t think I’ve seen a movie in which a Fenian was simultaneously a goofy overgrown boy but also a murderer, even though the Irish knock that idea out of the park. In fact the Irish depicted in Long Good Friday were nothing like Irish and were actually para-Muslims.

  27. Slightly off topic…but very relevant:

    The National Review=THE NATIONAL HOMOSEXUAL PEDERAST REVIEW

    • Replies: @JMcG
  28. @bomag

    A lot of movies and especially TV shows are made for white women. They are highly susceptible to groupthink, trendy progressivism, and stories that invoke their often dormant maternal instincts. Perfect for advertisers.

    Pretty much every show now has the whip-smart, badass ( they love these terms) Becky who understands POC victims of the patriarchy but is endlessly frustrated by the stupidity and cruelty of hopeless Chads.

    Neurotic white ladies are reassured that they are members of the Fringe Coalition in good standing, and that their ‘decision’ to forego a normal family with a man of their own race is wise and good. Makes it easier to forget the crazed black woman on the train this morning who called them a white b***h.

    • Agree: Achmed E. Newman
  29. Charlie_U says:
    @Lurker

    Indeed, Lurker.

    And Four Lions was set in Sheffield, which borders Rotherham.

    In fact, if I recall correctly, the very opening shots of the movie were filmed in Rotherham, close to where the M1 motorway intersects both cities.

  30. Dave2 says:

    For a movie about incompetent terrorists, nothing beats “Life of Brian”!

  31. @Achmed E. Newman

    Why in hell would I want to watch this movie, much less pay $10 to?

    I might, if they included a beheaded Bruce Springsteen in the script. Bonus if they did it on the courthouse steps in Philly.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  32. jim jones says:

    Boris has posted his first address to the nation, looks to me like he has been taking lessons from Trump:

    • Replies: @El Dato
  33. JMcG says:
    @War for Blair Mountain

    Did something new come up over there? I haven’t looked in years.

  34. @The Alarmist

    It might help his vocal range …

  35. “The Day Shall Come”

    It will need protection.

  36. @Steve Sailer

    Hey, if a has-been Commie has to sell out to make a living, more [Black] power to her.

    What was that bit about Capitalists and Rope?

  37. Anonymous[421] • Disclaimer says:

    Wow, comments here about the troubling political valence of some comedy movie are a lot harsher when there’s no shirtless Brad Pitt in the trailer.

  38. peterike says:
    @The Wild Geese Howard

    “Atlanta is just so black, like blackity-black,” says Iris Nevins, a 26-year-old software engineer for Mailchimp, the email-marketing platform.

    Mailchimp software stinks, incidentally. And isn’t it kinda, I dunno, racist to hire a black guy to code for a company called Mailchimp?

  39. J.Ross says:

    The policy-enabling commanded obsession of the moment is evil white men, and I don’t see any comedy or diverse perspectives or objectivity about that, even though the evil white men are largely phantoms and the Muslims are completely real. Hollywood exists to try to confuse you about very simple things. Let it be burnt to ashes and, while they’re crying over the ashes, mock their grief like they do to ours.

  40. El Dato says:
    @The Germ Theory of Disease

    Meanwhile “Putin undermines the democracy”

    Media reality construction everywhere. Until gramps has quietly expired.

  41. @Whitey Whiteman III

    American adaptations are always like that. Compare The Thick of It to (unwatchable) Veep.

    • Replies: @Jim Don Bob
  42. El Dato says:
    @jim jones

    Nothing good can come out of Boris.

    He’s just a elite con man / used car salesman whose sole goal is to get the hands on the levers of powers. A thriving product of our sad times where we all the information but cannot process it or act on it.

    The Ham of Fate

    But Johnson has always understood that a vivid lie is much more memorable than a dull truth. He is a product of the tight little world of English class privilege in which the same people move from elite schools to elite universities to (often interchangeable) careers in politics and the media. (Johnson’s contemporaries at Oxford included David Cameron, a fellow member of the aggressively elitist Bullingdon Club; his own main rivals for the Tory leadership, Jeremy Hunt and Michael Gove; and the political editors of the and Channel 4 who now report on him.) From Oxford he soon sailed into a position as a graduate trainee at The Times. It was there that he learned a valuable lesson: it pays to fabricate stories The Times had to fire him because he sexed up a dull story by inventing lurid quotes and attributing them to a real Oxford historian (who happened to be his own godfather). Instead of ending his journalistic career, this was the seed from which it blossomed. Almost immediately he was hired by The Daily Telegraph, which then employed him as its Brussels correspondent between 1989 and 1994.

    The job of a Brussels correspondent is an odd one. It almost entirely consists of covering the EU, and therefore it carries a degree of prestige. But most of the time, the EU is immensely dull. Johnson thus had a plum job but one with little public profile. His genius was to turn page 20 stories into page 1 stories by seizing on relatively inconsequential EU market regulations and inflating them into attacks by demented foreigners on the British way of life. He claimed the EU had considered “plans for a maximum condom width of fifty-four millimetres,” which would of course restrict the better-endowed Englishman. He spotted a regulation limiting harmful additives in packets of potato chips (called “crisps” in Britain) and made it a question of national sovereignty. As he confessed in 2002, “Some of my most joyous hours have been spent in a state of semi-incoherence, composing foam-flecked hymns of hate to the latest Euro-infamy: the ban on the prawn cocktail flavour crisp.”

    The stories were fabulous bubbles of outrage (prawn-cocktail flavored crisps were never banned), but the foam-flecked hymns of hate were real. Sonia Purnell, who was his deputy in the Telegraph’s Brussels office in the early 1990s, describes in her excellent biography, Just Boris: A Tale of Blond Ambition, how far he went to transform himself from Bumbling Boris to Bilious Boris before penning yet another explosive tract. Most days, just before copy deadline, he would do this by a tried-and-tested method known as the “four o’clock rant.”… After locking his door, he would then work himself up into a frenzy by hurling repeated four-letter abuse at a ragged yucca plant near his desk.

    Johnson’s anti-EU journalistic performances were a kind of method acting—and they required from his editors and his readers a willing suspension of disbelief.

  43. All I know is that my age-related mental decline accelerates after I read iSteve.

    • Replies: @J.Ross
  44. El Dato says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    These things happen all through mesoamerica but the padre generally loses.

    • Replies: @J.Ross
    , @Reg Cæsar
  45. utu says:
    @Lurker

    “The real terrorists “ – The only real terrorists in this world are patsies.

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
  46. J.Ross says:
    @El Dato

    Brazilian Justice is a regular feature at Best Gore (do not investigate this unless you want to see unpleasantness). Brazil is not only so broken, but its brokenness is thoroughly accepted, so you routinely see images and stories about mainly burglars who got caught and hacked, and Brazil does not react like our mass media did over Obama’s drug dealing son. That’s our future. Staving that off was what Zimmerman was really all about, that’s why there just happened to be several “incompetant neighborhood watch” movies all planned just before the Zimmering.

  47. J.Ross says:
    @miss marple

    I completely disagree, I learn things all the time here, and the books, boy howdy, I haven’t gotten 10% of the way into all the recommended reading.
    It reminds me (as an inverse) of Reveal, the really, really irritating public radio reporting show. You thought Ira Glass’s voice was irritating. You thought the no-attention-span format of RadioLab was irritating. You didn’t think Prairie Home Companion was irritating, just boring. You thought the brazen dishonesty of Bob Garfield or Steve Inskeep was irritating. Well, just to certify that millennials undo all the knowledge boomers and gen X painstakingly acquired, the Reveal hosts have this unironic fake dialogue thing that they do, like something out of a bad 70s commercial, or TV news banter. Since the idea is to introduce the next segment as though it were an off the cuff reaction to the patronizing, inhuman pablum, time gets played with. It gets played with in the same way you already worked out as a kid it was getting played with, in those old bad TV shows, where a segment that was obviously prepared in advance is offered as spontaneous. It’s like going backwards in media literacy. It’s exactly the thing being lampooned more than anything else in MST3K and KITH, but these knobs are doing it unironically.

  48. @El Dato

    I didn’t read the story thoroughly the first time. I thought it was the pastor who was armed.

    Hey, who knows what those missionaries bring back from the field.

  49. Anon[152] • Disclaimer says:
    @Steve Sailer

    It makes sense. Non-state terror is simultaneously a pretty stupid way of getting what you want and a pretty effective way of marketing some sort of alternative, whether a direct opposition or some other structure. Even relatively effective terrorist outfits (probably the most effective, in my (worthless) opinion at least, are terrorist operations in occupied territory aimed at provoking the occupiers) tend to produce the victory of some established side, in whose interest it then is to clean up whatever remaining terrorists there are. Granted, things don’t always work out this way and sometimes ex-terrorists successfully integrate into state structures.

  50. @Kent Nationalist

    Compare The Thick of It to (unwatchable) Veep.

    Gotta disagree. Veep was entertaining mostly because of Julia Louis-Dreyfuss. But the guy who played Malcolm Tucker on the Thick of It was excellent. I’ve been binge watching it this week.

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