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satire

Loqueesha (2019) Film Review

As with other yearly movie seasons, summertime 2019 was no different in terms of serving up interminable entertainment that actively tests our patience, intelligence, and appreciation for cockeyed comedies. Indeed, comedian Jeremy Saville

The Death of Stalin (2017)

As some would report, there is nothing funny regarding Joseph Stalin’s reign in Russia in the mid 20th century, but Armando Iannucci lends his political wit to the adaptation of the Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin’s series of novels to delve…

Mindhorn (2016)

Mindhorn (2016) is a must-see for any fan of all reputable British satire from the last decade, corny synth soundtracks and 80s schlock. It is probably the best British comedy since The Double, which was the best since Four Lions. Written…

Network (1976)

Vitriol pours out in a torrent engulfing disgruntled news presenter Howard Beale. Soon it spreads to friends and colleagues and the viewing public before completely submerging Sidney Lumet’s film in cynicism and rage. Network is an angry…

I’m All Right Jack (1959)

In our straightened economic times, it’s easy to look back and compare the present unfavourably with the past. Now it’s all greedy financiers making a killing from imaginary products and rampant stock market speculation holding down the lot…