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The Death of Stalin
Russia's political upheaval rewritten as dark farce.
"...Directed by: Armando Iannucci. Starring: Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Paddy Considine,..."

March 16, 2018 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Graveside at The Death of Stalin
Armando Iannucci on monsters and accents
"...Armando Iannucci pauses for a moment, and asks me about..."

March 23, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

In the Loop
In the Loop is a scabrous and funny study of how an offhand remark by a career politician can metastasize into an international conflict and, ultimately, war.
"...Directed by: Armando Iannucci. Starring: Tom Hollander, Peter Capaldi, Gina McKee, James..."

Aug. 14, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Alan Partridge
Steve Coogan’s comical egomaniac Alan Partridge jumps from British television to the movie screen – with all of his smarm intact.
"...and co-writers Peter Baynham, Neil and Rob Gibbons, and Armando Iannucci (Veep, In the Loop) have given their character..."

April 25, 2014 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt are delightfully matched in this offbeat romantic comedy from the director of Chocolat.
"...how a satirist like Chris Morris (Four Lions) or Armando Iannucci (In the Loop) might have made mincemeat (barbed-B-Q?)..."

March 30, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Screens Top 10s
"...Are (Spike Jonze and Dave Eggers), In the Loop (Armando Iannucci, Jesse Armstrong, Tony Roche, and Simon Blackwell), Fantastic..."

Jan. 1, 2010 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

SXSW Film Review: The Day Shall Come
British satirist Chris Morris takes aim at security theater
"...Veep or The Thick of It comparisons, Morris is Armando Iannucci’s peer, not his follower). His genius is in..."

March 16, 2019 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Marjorie Baumgarten’s Top 10 Films of 2018
"...Oh Jung-mi, Lee Chang-dong (Burning); Armando Iannucci, David Schneider, Ian Martin, Peter Fellows (The Death..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Steve Davis’ Top 10 Films of 2018
"...Nicole Holofcener, Jeff Whitty (Can You Ever Forgive Me?); Armando Iannucci, David Schneider, Ian Martin, Peter Fellows (The Death..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Screens Feature by Steve Davis

Report From the Toronto International Film Festival
Pass the popcorn (and the awards)
"...for me this year are The Death of Stalin (Armando Iannucci's predictably acerbic political comedy, which stars an unlikely..."

Sept. 22, 2017 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Panel: Veep: A Conversation with the Cast and Showrunner
How does a show that outlived its initial concept keep getting laughs?
"...Mandel (who took over as showrunner for series creator Armando Iannucci after season 4). Todd was an immediate flop..."

March 14, 2017 SXSW Post by Carina Magyar

HBO My
Premium cable network struts its stuff with three premieres this weekend

April 4, 2014 Screens Feature by Monica Riese

HBO My
Premium cable network struts its stuff with three premieres this weekend
"...In the third season of Armando Iannucci's send-up of D.C. politicking, the stakes have been..."

April 4, 2014 Screens Feature by Aleksander Chan

Killin' It
'Black Pond'
"...program] The Thick of It, which was done by Armando Iannucci, who also did the film In the Loop...."

March 16, 2012 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

'Black Pond' Directors Kingsley and Sharpe Speak!
An interview with 'Black Pond's directors
"...program] The Thick of It which was done by Armando Iannucci, who also did the film In the Loop...."

March 15, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Laying It on 'Thick'
Wanna see In the Loop? Start with The Thick of It.
"...Armando Iannucci's new political satire In the Loop has been..."

July 29, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

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