In the Loop (DVD)

Political comedy with bite

Taking its cue from the political and social furore surrounding the current War on Terror that’s limping on in the Middle East, Armando Iannucci satire In the Loop presents a deeply funny but frankly, rather terrifying look at the build up to the conflict, starting with an accidental comment from a British cabinet minister and ending with a vote to invade Iraq.

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Frost/Nixon (DVD)

Face/off…

Nominated for five Oscars, including Best Film, Director and Actor, Ron Howard’s heavy hitting, critically acclaimed adaptation of Peter Morgan’s stageplay Frost/Nixon comes to win over a whole new audience on DVD. But is it worthy of all those accolades? Absolutely.

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