Review- The Death of Stalin (2017)

by Old King Clancy

With The Thick Of It and it’s cinematic partner, In The Loop, covering UK politics, and Veep covering the US, it can be argued that nobody has a better, or funnier, grasp on the ineptitude of politicians than Armando Iannucci. Now with his latest film, The Death Of Stalin, Iannucci tackles historical Russian politics to show that no matter where or when, politicians were and are idiots!

Loosely based on the true story of the Russian governments reaction to the death of Joseph Stalin (Adrian McLoughlin), the film finds the Russian cabinet – Deputy General Secretary Georgy Malenkov (Jeffrey Tambor), First Secretary Nikita Kruschev (Steve Buschemi), head of secret police Lavrentiy Beria (Simon Russell Beale) and Deputy Premier Vyacheslav Molotov (Michael Palin) – coming together to help guide the country through a period of mourning. Nikita sees the opportunity to ease up on Stalin’s torturous rule and induct a more liberal approach to the Russian Government, however, Beria starts mobilizing his Police Force to manipulate Malenkov into giving him more power, and seizing the chair for himself.

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The Snowman #PhellasGiveAway !

You Could Have Saved Her I Gave You All The Clues

The Snowman, a terrifying thriller based on the novel by Jo Nesbø is being released today! A sociopath who calls himself “The Snowman Killer” has targeted the one person for whom he wants to showoff his methodical, unthinkable skills: the lead investigator of an elite crime  squad. With cunningly simplistic baits, he begs to have a worthy opponent to play his sick game.

To celebrate the release of this terrifying thriller starring Michael Fassbender and Rebecca Ferguson we have a Snowman Killer Blog App and a #PhellasGiveAway! Make sure to share this post using the hashtag #PhellasGiveAway

We will announce the winner on October 31st!

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October #PhellasGiveAway – Robocop and Underground Horror Prize Pack!

Excuse me, I have to go. Somewhere there is a crime happening.

Hey Friends! We are working with our good friends at COMET TV again and are giving away another prize pack this October!  Check out the Robocop and Underground Horror series giveaway below and make sure to share this post using the hashtag #PhellasGiveAway

We will announce the winner on October 31st!

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