Maz Jobrani goes to Stockholm, Sweden for his third stand-up special and he shows that comedy can truly be a diplomatic tool when he makes an international audience laugh at topics from his... See full summary »
Comedian Maz Jobrani showcases his brilliant and laugh-out-loud talents in his first solo stand-up comedy special. He tackles topics on politics, race and religion, and hilariously breaks down stereotypes about the Middle East.
It's a sort of propaganda movie used for political reasons. This movie reminds of the 70s till 90s' ones which depicted USSR as a demonic country. These kinds of movies represent US foreign policy towards hostile countries such as Iran. A quick summary; Our hero wins a lottery and comes to America with his mother. He wants to be a Private Eye like his idol, Steve McQueen, but is quickly mistaken for a jihadist. Meanwhile, he is hired by a U.S. Senator as a bait for a payoff to an enemy agent for weapons to a foreign country to start a war. Got it so far? Doesn't matter - confusion is part of the fun, so just go with our hero (Maz Jobrani), who is brilliantly funny in a way that Sasha Baron Cohen ("Borat") tries to be. Jobrani, however, succeeds and is funnier. Sound like a good movie? Too bad, it's already gone from the NYC area. It's a stupid way of depicting great civilization through trivial means.
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