Chris Morris

News, Reviews & Features
  • Veep should star Meryl Streep. And a sheep. In a deep sleep. (Doesn't)

    TV News | Ed Williamson | 28th February 2012

    Bring back swearing, I say. It's been too long since Malcolm Tucker last verbally abused a colleague in a way that would see him sacked for harassment within about eight seconds in the real world.

  • Films on TV round-up: holy wars and HOLY SHIT, WHAT'S THAT?

    TV Feature | Ed Williamson | 14th November 2011

    And it's another clean sweep for Film4 this week, bagging both spots on our much-coveted but oddly-little-read list of featured films on TV for the second week running. ITV4 is going to have to rethink its 'Jaws and Dirty Harry sequels-only' policy if it wants to get out of this rut.

  • Four Lions

    Movie Review | Anna | 5th May 2010

    "Terrorist cells have the same group dynamics as stag parties and five a side football teams," states director Chris Morris. It is this dynamic that he brings to Four Lions, his debut feature film about a group of young men from a city in the North of England planning to blow themselves up. In many respects Morris' protagonists could be planning the ultimate stag night or trying to win their five a side league; they just happen to be talking about suicide and murder.

  • Hail the bomb-com: Four Lions trailer

    Movie Trailer | Ali | 17th March 2010

    And the bomb-com was born. Check out the first full trailer from Chris Morris' Four Lions, a jihadi comedy about hapless suicide bombers that's guaranteed to have The Daily Mail doing cartwheels.

  • Clip from Chris Morris' Four Lions; a comedy about suicide bombers

    Movie News | Ali | 23rd January 2010

    Because where else is there to go after paedophiles?

  • The Day Today

    Movie Review | Ali | 14th September 2004

    Russia have elected a cobweb, Hugh Scully is menacing citizens of a local town and John Major has just punched the Queen in the face - it can only be the twisted brain-wrongs of Chris Morris and his news factory The Day Today. Spiritual successor to radio show On The Hour and predecessor to the razor-sharp BrassEye, The Day Tod...