Posts Tagged The Infidel

The Infidel hits DVD in August

July 8, 2010
By Paul Pritchard

"I think that people are terrified about race and religion, especially issues surrounding Muslims and Jews, and when people are terrified, what they really should do is laugh..." - David Baddiel The Infidel hits DVD on August 9th.
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The BBCs fear of The Infidel

April 14, 2010
By Paul Pritchard

Last week David Baddiel's comedy, The Infidel opened across the UK. It's a light-hearted film in which a "relaxed" Muslim discovers that he was adopted at birth and that he was born a Jew. Culture clash hijinks ensue as he tries to both learn more about his roots and to impress his son’s...
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The comedy fundamentalist bandwagon starts rolling

February 11, 2010
By Paul Pritchard

It appears that Chris Morris has started something of a bandwagon. Last month saw the premiere of Four Lions in which a group of British jihadists who push their abstract dreams of glory to the breaking point. Today comes the news that Pierce Brosnan, Ed Harris, and Jim Gaffigan are to star in Salvation...
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The Infidel

February 11, 2010
By Paul Pritchard

Meet Mahmud Nasir (Omid Djalili), loving husband, doting father and something of a “relaxed” Muslim. Does the “F” word occasionally pass his lips? It’s hardly worth mentioning. Does he say his prayers five times a day? Of course! Well, usually… Does he fast every day of Ramadan? Who’s counting anyway? He may not be the...
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