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The Personal History of David Copperfield

Am I the hero of my own story? This is the question Dev Patel’s David Copperfield asks himself, in Armando Iannucci’s gloriously quirky and entertaining rendition of Dickens’ classic tale. At once both respecting and reinventing the novel from which it takes its inspiration, Iannucci seamlessly blends the absurdly comedic, enthrallingly dramatic, and touchingly intimate […]

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The Death Of Stalin

Armando Ianucci’s new film is a witty political satire piece examining the lack of morality and the culture of fear at the height of Soviet communism. The casual way in which torture and calculated murder are approached in the film is simultaneously shocking for the audience, and adds to its tragi-comedic nature. For example, there […]