History Film / FourLions

25th Jul '17 7:52:11 AM LentilSandEater
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* QuoteMine: Intentionally {{invoked}} and {{subverted}} with some of the movie posters. Instead of the usual three-word out-of-context reviews from each of the main national papers, they just show the word "Funny" about [[strike:seven]] fifteen times.

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* QuoteMine: Intentionally {{invoked}} and {{subverted}} exaggerated with some of the movie posters. Instead of the usual three-word out-of-context reviews from each of the main national papers, they just show the word "Funny" about [[strike:seven]] fifteen times.
25th Jul '17 7:50:12 AM LentilSandEater
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* ManChild: Waj brings a toy gun to the shooting of his Jihad video, reads children's books (in his defense, they're children's books meant to teach Urdu... which he nonetheless can't finish), and his conception of the afterlife is that of a theme park ride. To a smaller degree, the rest of the protagonists are all crushingly naive. Conversely, Omar's son is shown to be pretty sharp when Omar tries to justify suicide bombing by way of ''Disney/TheLionKing''.

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* ManChild: Waj brings a toy gun to the shooting of his Jihad video, reads children's books (in his defense, they're children's books meant to teach Urdu... which he nonetheless can't finish), books, and his conception of the afterlife is that of a theme park ride. To a smaller degree, the rest of the protagonists are all crushingly naive. Conversely, Omar's son is shown to be pretty sharp when Omar tries to justify suicide bombing by way of ''Disney/TheLionKing''.
31st Mar '17 3:54:58 PM nombretomado
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** At the training camp, Waj and Omar try to use a rocket launcher to destroy a [=UAV=], only for it to fire backwards. [[spoiler: During the very end of the movie, we find out they took out OsamaBinLaden-this was a year before he actually was killed.]]

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** At the training camp, Waj and Omar try to use a rocket launcher to destroy a [=UAV=], only for it to fire backwards. [[spoiler: During the very end of the movie, we find out they took out OsamaBinLaden-this UsefulNotes/OsamaBinLaden-this was a year before he actually was killed.]]
17th Jan '17 11:41:08 PM Statzkeen
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* PoorCommunicationKills: The negotiator tries to make small talk with Waj and asks Waj if he's an "ass man", meaning does he find butts more arousing than boobs, but Waj misunderstands it as an insult-"Who you calling Ass-Man?" and gets angry, breaking down the negotiations.

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* PoorCommunicationKills: The negotiator tries to make small talk with Waj and asks Waj if he's an "ass man", meaning man" (meaning does he find butts more arousing than boobs, boobs) but Waj misunderstands it as an insult-"Who you calling Ass-Man?" insult, thinking he's being called "Ass-Man", and gets angry, breaking down the negotiations.
1st Jan '17 7:10:26 AM Hjortron18
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* PoliceAreUseless: [[spoiler: They attack and arrest Omar's peace-loving brother in the middle of a meeting with his Muslim friends whilst Omar is stuffing nitroglycerin into a Honey Monster outfit, they shoot an innocent marathon runner dressed as Chewbacca and after a naive negotiator (played by BenedictCumberbatch) completely flubs the Waj hostage situation, they break in and shoot his hostage, meaning that two entirely innocent people were killed directly by police incompetence]]

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* PoliceAreUseless: [[spoiler: They attack and arrest Omar's peace-loving brother in the middle of a meeting with his Muslim friends whilst Omar is stuffing nitroglycerin into a Honey Monster outfit, they shoot an innocent marathon runner dressed as Chewbacca and after a naive negotiator (played by BenedictCumberbatch) Creator/BenedictCumberbatch) completely flubs the Waj hostage situation, they break in and shoot his hostage, meaning that two entirely innocent people were killed directly by police incompetence]]
24th Dec '16 4:17:26 PM Gosicrystal
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* DistinctionWithoutADifference: "It's not a cupboard! It's... it's a small room."



* NoExceptYes: "It's not a cupboard! It's... it's a small room."
22nd Oct '16 11:28:23 AM nombretomado
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* BritishAccents: A nice smattering of various northern accents and a few London ones.
20th Oct '16 1:17:40 AM Aeon1337
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* BaitAndSwitch: In one scene, [[spoiler: it looks like the four would-be terrorists are about to get arrested. They arrest Ahmed instead.]]

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* BaitAndSwitch: In one scene, [[spoiler: it looks like the four would-be terrorists are about to get arrested. They The police storm in and arrest Ahmed instead.]]
27th Sep '16 4:15:31 PM Aeon1337
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* BaitAndSwitch: In one scene, [[spoiler: it looks like the four would-be terrorists are about to get arrested. They arrest Ahmed instead.]]
12th Aug '16 4:30:25 AM Morgenthaler
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** In order to convince Feisal to bomb the mosque, Barry (notice a theme, here?) asks if his father has ever eaten a Jaffa orange. When Feisal answers in the affirmative, Barry says "Right, he's buying nukes for {{Israel}}, he's a Jew."

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** In order to convince Feisal to bomb the mosque, Barry (notice a theme, here?) asks if his father has ever eaten a Jaffa orange. When Feisal answers in the affirmative, Barry says "Right, he's buying nukes for {{Israel}}, UsefulNotes/{{Israel}}, he's a Jew."
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