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'In the Loop': War of the Wordsnew

Never before have I seen the word mellifluous used -- quite accurately, no less -- to describe the dialogue of a film rich with such remarkable profanity.
Eugene Weekly  |  Molly Templeton  |  09-11-2009  |  Reviews

'In the Loop': War Machinenew

A fictional exploration hilariously takes aim at chicken-hawk politicians.
Tucson Weekly  |  James DiGiovanna  |  09-02-2009  |  Reviews

'In the Loop' is a Dark Satire for Dark Daysnew

Taking his cue from The Office, Armando Iannucci delivers a deliciously corrosive backstage view of the Iraq War years, as Brits and Yanks danced around what they knew was a foregone conclusion of their own making.
San Antonio Current  |  Jeff Meyers  |  08-12-2009  |  Reviews

Altman Knockoff 'In the Loop' Doesn't Measure Up to the Masternew

Instead of inspiring geniuses, Iraq war backlash has only resulted in snarky self-righteousness that -- from Charlie Wilson's War and now British import In the Loop -- has demonstrated the low ebb of modern comedy.
New York Press  |  Armond White  |  07-23-2009  |  Reviews

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