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How does the Soviet-era gallows humor of The Death Of Stalin measure up to Veep and In The Loop?

A.V. Club film editor A.A. Dowd and staff critic Ignatiy Vishnevetsky are back with another edition of Film Club, this time discussing Veep and The Thick Of It creator Armando Iannucci’s The Death Of Stalin. The film, a satirical look at the Soviet dictator’s last days and the chaos of the regime after his death, fits neatly into Iannucci’s ongoing study of biting political commentary, situational humor, and a lot of people badgering each other in hallways.

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