Chris Morris on satire in the Trump era and his new film 'The Day Shall Come'

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Chris Morris is the writer-director behind countless comedy hits including Four Lions, The Day Today and Brass Eye. His new film 'The Day Shall Come' follows an idealistic preacher targeted by the FBI in their fight against extremism.
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  1. SethMcFartlane
    20 klukkustundum síðan

    It just wasn't funny. That's what Jon Snow was awkwardly failing to say.

  2. Gaz Atkinson
    Gaz Atkinson
    Degi Síðan síðan

    "we didn't hear it.. The sound insulation in these buildings is great

  3. 465marko
    3 dögum síðan

    I want to learn more about the 100+ times the FBI manufactured terrorist plots, it's fucking crazy. I didn't know it was out in the open like that.

  4. Brett Turner
    Brett Turner
    4 dögum síðan

    That was something I'll never be able to forget even with mind rubbers.

  5. Gary Richardson
    Gary Richardson
    6 dögum síðan

    He should do a comedy on knife crime. Chris Morris has made his money and is now part of the orthodoxy. It happens to them all.

  6. Miguel Almeida
    Miguel Almeida
    7 dögum síðan

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="80">1:20</a> Einhundert Prozent

  7. Porter Mortarswan
    Porter Mortarswan
    11 dögum síðan

    I wish I had a desire to ridicule you, but you seem like my younger brother.

  8. Mojo
    13 dögum síðan

    Can anyone suggest similar humor? Assume I know everything about his work, as well as Steve Coogan and Armando Ianucci.

  9. Rainy Sand
    Rainy Sand
    14 dögum síðan

    This is satire.

  10. Tk 420
    Tk 420
    15 dögum síðan

    Is he one of those left wing sjw comedians who keep it all P.C or is he not ? Someone tell me im over these p.c comedians the whole point of comedy is to be out there and offend not to be p.c

    1. Tk 420
      Tk 420
      2 dögum síðan

      @Rayotte did you not read my comment bro i said is he one of those left wing comedians now? I think the whole p.c snowflake bs is fucked you cant even make a joke about race, sexuality, or genders unless its men of coursw especially white males cause everyone loves trashing them smh.

    2. Rayotte
      2 dögum síðan

      Are you 12 ? snowflake.

  11. Karezza Kenosis
    Karezza Kenosis
    16 dögum síðan

    Chris Morris went to a pedophile school.

  12. Messofanego
    16 dögum síðan

    "I don't really see the point of comedy unless there's something underpinning it. I mean what are you doing? Are you doing some kind of exotic display for the court, to be patted on the head by the court, or are you trying to change something? The problem is that I think we've got used to a kind of satire which essentially placates the court. You do a nice dissection of the way things are in the orthodox elite, and lo and behold, you get slapped in the back by the orthodox elite who say 'jolly good, can you do us another one'. That's not what it is about so in a way these times should bring on something with a bit more clout. It's about the thrust, and it's really about whether the people you're lancing can get off your spike." - Chris Morris Perfectly said about the point of satire and why so many satires fall flat if they just placate or just roast the court.

  13. Alan Bradbury
    Alan Bradbury
    21 degi síðan síðan

    This is Alabaster Codify for the Day Today, now back to you in the studio Jon...

  14. Nim Chimpsky
    Nim Chimpsky
    26 dögum síðan

    The FBI need to go.

  15. commentator
    Mánuði síðan

    "You've got to keep your eye on the ball, and I'm not sure the ball is there any more." *AHAHAHAHAH*

  16. Data
    Mánuði síðan

    Don't forget, Britian was like America before. Same devil runs the west.

  17. Data
    Mánuði síðan

    Western societies normally listens when one of them tells a story!

  18. SeanMaccaUK
    Mánuði síðan

    It's not likely to happen, but I wonder if Snow would beat him off. And who would pay for the dry cleaning afterwards?

  19. Steve Cheney
    Steve Cheney
    Mánuði síðan

    "It couldn't happen quite the same way here" is frustrating to hear 4-5 months later, when our government seems to have taken the FBI in this movie as a template for good practice.

  20. Chris Kembry
    Chris Kembry
    Mánuði síðan

    Defo not a slotbadger

  21. Allister Smith
    Allister Smith
    Mánuði síðan

    Is it just me or does Morris look like the late michael hutchence? 🤔

  22. Muzikman127
    Mánuði síðan

    Can anyone tell me what he says at <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="858">14:18</a>? The ________ brothers.

  23. Boabywankenobi
    Mánuði síðan

    How is this a satire on the Trump era? Any excuse to get Trump in, isn't it. This is a satire on the 'in the shadows' super structure America has had in place for decades.

  24. Robert Straw
    Robert Straw
    Mánuði síðan

    Who’s this big posh sod with plums in his mouth?

  25. savvageorge
    Mánuði síðan

    Would love to see Morris do a film about Iran. I actually watched an interview with the Shah of Iran the other day and in fairness to the Americans he actually seems like a really nice guy and very intelligent. Much better leader than the Islamic fundamentalists who eventually took power in 1979.

    1. Lex772
      Mánuði síðan

      If 60 years from now you watched an interview with Obama, you'd think he was a really nice, reasonable, intelligent guy. You would then wonder how Trump got in.

  26. Vandalle
    Mánuði síðan

    The headlines tonight.. "FBI tied up in counter terrorism coercive terror incident", "Anger as Donald Trump wins Yorkie bar in raffle at #metoo rally" and "local cafe refurbishment needed after Womans head bursts"

  27. Rain Dog
    Rain Dog
    Mánuði síðan

  28. Maloneys Digest
    Maloneys Digest
    2 mánuðum síðan

    He came after the FBI with a Steeple Hammer!

  29. James Flynn
    James Flynn
    2 mánuðum síðan

    I saw something advertised on netflix where the premise is similar to this "the day will come" Messiah mixed with making a murderer, add in chris morris brand satire.

  30. twitchygiraffe
    2 mánuðum síðan

    Sorry I meant to put “chris” after the errr bit!!!!

  31. twitchygiraffe
    2 mánuðum síðan

    Errrr? We have got a problem here? Hence the manchester arena bomb which has caused great paranoia and mistrust amongst mancunians in general!!!!

  32. Alasdair Baird
    Alasdair Baird
    2 mánuðum síðan

    Polish the brass moustache

  33. Stalwart Shinobi
    Stalwart Shinobi
    2 mánuðum síðan

    Chris Morris is comedy jesus. The real one. You know the one that did that thing with a fish? I did it with canabis once and got 2 joints from what we thought to be less than one. Its crazy really.

  34. Invesigator 2
    Invesigator 2
    2 mánuðum síðan

    I just looked at the trailer of the movie directed by Chris Morris and I do NOT think it is helping the cause of the oppressed. The reason I believe this is because it features a Jewish Zionist symbol right in front of your face the protagonists are represented by. Black and brown people are victimised by the FBI in the US but the movie is subtly asking us to honour Jews whilst watching the movie. Most rblack and and brown people vehemently disapprove of Zionism.

    1. Lex772
      Mánuði síðan

      @Invesigator 2 Most American east coast Jews don't

    2. Invesigator 2
      Invesigator 2
      Mánuði síðan

      @Lex772 No, I wouldn't feel comfortable with that. But most Jews do feel represented by Israel and the political right.

    3. Lex772
      Mánuði síðan

      Like the way you don't differentiate Jews from Zionism. If there was a state that claimed to speak for everyone called Simon, and your name was Simon, would you feel comfortable with that?

  35. Invesigator 2
    Invesigator 2
    2 mánuðum síðan

    Comedians who have the ability to make others laugh, have an above average IQ. Think of Rowan Atkinson, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Fry and Chris Morris.

  36. Invesigator 2
    Invesigator 2
    2 mánuðum síðan

    The US is an evil superpower who's always been historically in the wrong.

  37. smackedinthejaw
    2 mánuðum síðan

    Whilst this interview was filmed, 100 pedos were released from prison after lying about their sentence.

  38. Rain Dog
    Rain Dog
    2 mánuðum síðan

    Who are the trusted sources then? And how do you define what fake news is?

  39. sexobscura
    2 mánuðum síðan

    the make up department must of had a REAL challenge making him look presentable for television

  40. Crimea_River
    2 mánuðum síðan

    Why is he disguised as an AIDS victim in this interview?

  41. Edward Holland
    Edward Holland
    2 mánuðum síðan

    Smells like hammers

  42. Messofanego
    3 mánuðum síðan

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="330">5:30</a> Chris Morris spot on about the power of satire and if it's not cutting, it's just an exotic display for the court to be patted on the head for.

  43. William Topping
    William Topping
    3 mánuðum síðan

    "Trump Era" Christ, C4 needs to take a step back, or stop employing people who only operate within the confines of the authorised echo chamber.

  44. Dan Francis
    Dan Francis
    3 mánuðum síðan

    Should have made a film about the dancing Israeli's.

  45. Daniel O'Sullivan
    Daniel O'Sullivan
    3 mánuðum síðan

    What an idiot

  46. Tasmil
    3 mánuðum síðan

    America and Europe are afraid of the Islamic countries to be united again against their injustice But they can't stop it Islam now is the fastest growing religion in the world

  47. Notonebuttwo Othman
    Notonebuttwo Othman
    3 mánuðum síðan

    I think everything the guy said about the FBI is true ..

  48. culė72 cat
    culė72 cat
    3 mánuðum síðan

    Why they don't call good ole justice blind for nothing

  49. Ian Y
    Ian Y
    3 mánuðum síðan

    Brilliant film! Vastly under-rated!

  50. Slave2PaperWithInkOn
    3 mánuðum síðan

    youtube: TREVOR AARONSON ( eg. Ted talk)

  51. mongo mongo
    mongo mongo
    3 mánuðum síðan

    fbi been at for years false flags ,dirty very dirty

  52. Etcher
    4 mánuðum síðan

    The FBI will be acting like they are quadrospased on a life glug after seeing this

  53. Say WHAT?!
    Say WHAT?!
    4 mánuðum síðan

    Fantastic interview all round: Good, succinct questions from Jon Snow, and fantastic commentary on American politics & its national security from Chris Morris.

  54. DeOranjed
    4 mánuðum síðan

    "An awful lot of Islamic terror in the states"??? Are you kidding? Its here in the UK where ridiculously unrealistic Islamic terror events are staged! They are pathetic to the core!

  55. Ben DS
    Ben DS
    4 mánuðum síðan

    Stephen Colbert has left the chat. Trevor Noah has left the chat.

  56. Nam-Bi Tet
    Nam-Bi Tet
    4 mánuðum síðan

    Wow..... he better be careful

    1. DeOranjed
      4 mánuðum síðan

      Not really. Ive always liked Chris Morris's work but he is working along side certain powers and he plays within the rules, he doesn't say anything I don't already know.

  57. Porter Mortarswan
    Porter Mortarswan
    4 mánuðum síðan

    I would prefer to watch him suck his thumb and straddle a couch, but this is okay for a Sirius version of Colossus.

  58. Solar-Encoded
    4 mánuðum síðan

    I'm a shameless Rump Disciple. Thank you for the initiation Chris. You made the 90's bearable.

  59. dobly58
    4 mánuðum síðan

    PaedoGeddon The Movie.

  60. Matthew Cunningham
    Matthew Cunningham
    4 mánuðum síðan

    Man sees God in his car, crashes

  61. Libtards got Trumped
    Libtards got Trumped
    4 mánuðum síðan

    Chapter 12 of Milton William Cooper’s 1991 book Behold A Pale Horse: “The government encouraged the manufacture and importation of firearms for the criminals to use. This is intended to foster a feeling of insecurity, which would lead the American people to voluntarily disarm themselves by passing laws against firearms. Using drugs and hypnosis on mental patients in a process called Orion, the CIA inculcated the desire in these people to open fire on schoolyards and thus inflame the anti-gun lobby. This plan is well under way, and so far is working perfectly. The middle class is begging the government to do away with the 2nd Amendment.”

  62. Leon Harpley
    Leon Harpley
    4 mánuðum síðan

    An atheist skyspy

  63. ethrez
    4 mánuðum síðan

    Chris is simply pure pragmatism and realism, love it.

  64. Noisy indiscreet Clackers
    Noisy indiscreet Clackers
    4 mánuðum síðan

    Yes but John what do you think about the death of Michael Heseltine?

  65. NutmegPluto
    4 mánuðum síðan

    I love Morris' comedy but his politics are cringe, I agree that there's a lot that the deep-state needs to be called out on and I also don't like Trump but his reasoning for this is just stupid

  66. Ben Clayton-Green
    Ben Clayton-Green
    4 mánuðum síðan

    that was sick

  67. Stephen G
    Stephen G
    4 mánuðum síðan

    John Snow isn't a patch on Ted Maul

  68. Avidcomp
    4 mánuðum síðan

    Couldn't take a story like this seriously because it's on Channel 4. At least let's see how broadly this is covered after the dust settles. Say hello to me in 2022 and we'll review this again.

  69. chilldude22
    4 mánuðum síðan

    "isn't donald trump many steps ahead of you?" "ahead of ME?! haha" That bit was hilarious

  70. Some Guy
    Some Guy
    4 mánuðum síðan

    Imagine how embarrassing it must be to be interviewed by a man with a rainbow tie.

  71. Master Harrison
    Master Harrison
    5 mánuðum síðan

    Looks interesting.

  72. Sir Mount
    Sir Mount
    5 mánuðum síðan

    Came to laugh, ended up learning.

  73. Greg 101
    Greg 101
    5 mánuðum síðan

    "I may just put a lot of effort into a tweet" 👌🏼😂

  74. chris lucy
    chris lucy
    5 mánuðum síðan

    I was just questioning what Chris is up to these days - bam! There he is with his genius. And here revealing the truth on channel 4 too. Brilliant :)

  75. lovestruck 1978
    lovestruck 1978
    5 mánuðum síðan

    Such big hands

  76. Chris Hossack
    Chris Hossack
    5 mánuðum síðan

    Is that the farmer who makes pigs smoke?

  77. Lofty Paragon
    Lofty Paragon
    5 mánuðum síðan

    The Kashoggi thing is exactly what he said. Jared Kushner is the friend FBI used saying it's ok to capture Kashoggi. The sucker in this case is Bin Salman.

  78. TheStupidcomment
    5 mánuðum síðan

    The stutter then reluctance to say Boris was telling.

  79. sexypoetry
    5 mánuðum síðan only 15 meandering minutes we've finally got the proof the tsarnaevs done it...which was kinda doubted all over the web...but morris nailed it now....cause "our girls are our girls, never mind the minor skin problems"

  80. DerbJd
    5 mánuðum síðan

    Great film. I watched it at the Electric in Birmingham earlier this week.