‘In the loop’ is a superb political satire packed with witty dialogue at screwball comedy pace. Top performances all around by an ensemble cast from both sides of the pond, with Peter Capaldi a standout as the UK foul-mouthed communications chief.
If there’s justice in the world, he should be a worthy rival of Inglourious Basterds’ Christoph Walz for the Best supporting actor accolades in next year’s award season. Go and see it if you can. These are the best spin doctors on screen in a long time.