Four Lions

New film from Chris Morris

Chris Morris is directing a new film starring Pitch Perfect‘s Anna Kendrick. Little is known about the as-yet-untitled film so far, but Chortle did some digging and found that filming took place this summer in the Dominican Republic and Florida. As well as Anna Kendrick, the cast includes [...]

November 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

A Case of Identity: TVO meets Sherlock

WARNING: This post contains spoilers for Season 4 of Sherlock and references to episodes in previous series. It’s one of the biggest shows in television and as secretive as its stars are lucrative, so it was a pleasant surprise even to TVO that Katy Wix appeared in the latest episode of [...]

January 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

Chris Morris Radio Retrospective

Next Saturday the BBC will broadcast a three-hour tribute programme devoted to the radio work of new wave comedy pioneer, Chris Morris. ‘Raw Meat Radio’ will look back at Morris’ radio career, and will include rarely-heard archive material. Mary Anne Hobbs (who we’ve been [...]

November 23, 2014 // 1 Comment

Own Part Of A Movie

We enjoy being the bearer of news for you lovely lot via this here website, but we feel a special kind of joy when we discover something random and just a bit ridiculous that we can share with you! May we introduce you to Prop Store, a website that offers a whole array of weird and wonderful [...]

March 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

Sod Cancer… Own Film Props!

Do you want a piece of genuine Bunny and the Bull memorabilia? Would you like to help a good cause at the same time? Yes?  Then you’re in luck.  Sod Cancer is auctioning props and memorabilia from film and television to raise money for The Everyman Male Cancer Campaign. On offer is a model [...]

April 21, 2011 // 1 Comment

Chris Morris: Officially Outstanding!

Chris Morris came home with a well deserved BAFTA Award for his movie directorial debut Four Lions last night. The creator of Nathan Barley and star of The IT Crowd (as well as seminal non-Booshy but still utterly vital cult classics The Day Today, Brass Eye and Jam) was awarded the Outstanding [...]

February 14, 2011 // 2 Comments

Four Lions, Two BAFTAS And A Rabbit-Chicken

Four Lions has been nominated for two BAFTA Awards. The film, which was the movie debut of Chris Morris and featured cameos from Kevin Eldon and Julia Davis, has been nominated in the Outstanding British Film category, whilst Morris himself has been shortlisted for the Outstanding Debut By A [...]

January 20, 2011 // 0 Comments

Vote Booshniverse!

Voting for the 2011 NME Awards has recently opened, and we reckon there are a few Booshniverse artists who released material in 2010 that deserve our votes. How about IT Crowd for Best TV Show, or if you’re more of a BBC3 kind of person, How Not To Live Your Life?  Maybe it’s our [...]

December 11, 2010 // 1 Comment

Another Roar With Chris Morris

Chris Morris is to return to Manchester’s Cornerhouse art cinema next week for a special screening of his controversial film Four Lions. The former It Crowd star, who was also the brains behind Nathan Barley, The Day Today, Jam and Brasseye, previously gave a sell-out surprise appearance at [...]

December 9, 2010 // 1 Comment

At Home With Four Lions

Four Lions – the controversial cinematic directorial debut by Chris Morris – comes to dvd and blu-ray later this month. The film, which tells the tale of four would-be suicide bombers attempting to disrupt the London marathon, was a surprise smash hit on its theatrical release earlier [...]

August 19, 2010 // 0 Comments

Velvet Review: Four Lions

This weekend sees the release of Four Lions – the controversial film debut of Nathan Barley & Brass Eye creator Chris Morris.  Head peeler DidymusBrush managed to take a look, and this is his review… It was never going to be an easy ride.  For the past two decades, Chris Morris [...]

May 7, 2010 // 4 Comments

Four Lions

Four Lions, the directorial film debut of comedy legend Chris Morris is released in UK cinemas today. And with reviews suggesting its a “Life Of Brian for our generation”, and the majority of critics going mad for this controversial tale of four radicalised suicide bombers from the [...]

May 7, 2010 // 2 Comments