Opening

65% Hercules Jul 25
59% Lucy Jul 25
16% And So It Goes Jul 25
—— The Fluffy Movie Jul 25
89% A Most Wanted Man Jul 25

Top Box Office

91% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes $36.3M
55% The Purge: Anarchy $29.8M
44% Planes: Fire And Rescue $17.5M
19% Sex Tape $14.6M
17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $9.8M
23% Tammy $7.4M
85% 22 Jump Street $4.7M
92% How to Train Your Dragon 2 $3.9M
49% Earth to Echo $3.3M
49% Maleficent $3.2M

Coming Soon

100% Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01
—— Get On Up Aug 01
93% Calvary Aug 01
—— Behaving Badly Aug 01
46% Child Of God Aug 01

New Episodes Tonight

25% Black Box: Season 1
100% Defiance: Season 2
40% Dominion: Season 1
41% Gang Related: Season 1
86% Maron: Season 2
94% Rectify: Season 2
39% Rush: Season 1
85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
41% Working the Engels: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

Discuss Last Night's Shows

85% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
90% The Divide: Season 1
83% Extant: Season 1
—— Graceland: Season 2
—— Hot in Cleveland: Season 5
50% Jennifer Falls: Season 1
—— Motive: Season 2
69% Mystery Girls: Season 1
—— Rogue: Season 2
100% Suits: Season 4
38% Taxi Brooklyn: Season 1
—— Wilfred: Season 4
43% Young & Hungry: Season 1

Certified Fresh TV

85% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
83% Extant: Season 1
79% Halt and Catch Fire: Season 1
100% Masters of Sex: Season 2
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
97% Orange is the New Black: Season 2
97% Orphan Black: Season 2
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

In the Loop Reviews

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Mark Demetrius
FILMINK (Australia)

It's strained, flat, laboured, repetitive, self-satisfied, largely unfunny, and has the drab and tacky look of a telemovie. Dr. Strangelove it ain't.

Full Review Source: FILMINK (Australia)

January 19, 2010
David Stratton
At the Movies (Australia)

It's such a shame because here is a film with the potential of being really good if it was decently made.

Full Review Source: At the Movies (Australia) | Original Score: 2.5/5

January 17, 2010
Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

This - Iannucci's large-screen lampoon on the corridors of power and PR - is a rabbit version of The Thick of It. It scurries about for two hours with bared but biteless teeth.

Full Review Source: Financial Times | Original Score: 2/5

April 17, 2009
Susan Granger
SSG Syndicate

While the cynical concept is amusing, the actors' accents are often so undecipherable that much of the dialogue emerges as unintelligible unless you're attuned to Brit-speak - and profanity reigns.

Full Review Source: SSG Syndicate | Original Score: 6/10

July 29, 2009
Joanne Kaufman
Wall Street Journal
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In the Loop is a confusingly plotted satire -- plan on being out of the loop -- that starts off at such a frantic pace and at so high a pitch that it really doesn't have anywhere to go.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

July 24, 2009
Paul Byrnes
Sydney Morning Herald

If you only watch a scene or two on the internet, it's hilarious. Watch it all and it's a little tiresome and unconvincing.

Full Review Source: Sydney Morning Herald | Original Score: 3/5

January 21, 2010
Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve

British humor that did not travel all that well across the Atlantic.

Full Review Source: Compuserve | Original Score: C+

July 21, 2009
Anthony Lane
New Yorker
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By the end of the film, you just want to get away from these people.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

July 20, 2009
Armond White
New York Press

Instead of inspiring geniuses, Iraq war backlash has only resulted in snarky self-righteousness that -- from Charlie Wilson's War and now British import In the Loop -- has demonstrated the low ebb of modern comedy.

Full Review Source: New York Press

July 22, 2009
Louis Proyect
rec.arts.movies.reviews

A complete mystery. How in the world did this lame British comedy bamboozle so many critics? It amounts to "Yes, Minister" with four letter words. You would be better off watching paint dry.

Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews

August 11, 2009
Mike Edwards
What Culture

Avoid the latest Apatow/Rogen template trash and give this a go, I promise you will not be disappointed.

Full Review Source: What Culture | Original Score: 4.5/5

March 13, 2011

There's only so much wittiness and quips we can watch before we get irritated at the fact that not much actually happens.

Full Review Source: Moviedex | Original Score: 3.5/5

October 29, 2010
Simon Miraudo
Quickflix

The War Room has been replaced by drably decorated offices, insane army generals have been replaced by eerily sensible ones, and the man with the most power is not the POTUS but instead a PR-man with a filthy mouth.

Full Review Source: Quickflix | Original Score: 4.5/5

October 21, 2010
Thomas Caldwell
Cinema Autopsy

In the Loop is political satire at its best, leaving you giggling at the one-liners yet feeling complete despair about the political process.

Full Review Source: Cinema Autopsy | Original Score: 4/5

January 31, 2010
Sam Bathe
Fan The Fire

Accessible even for those not interested in politics, In The Loop is easily the funniest film of the year so far, and to boot, one of the most intelligent.

Full Review Source: Fan The Fire | Original Score: 5/5

April 15, 2010
Mark Keizer
Boxoffice Magazine

A venomous and incisive cinema exposť and it builds a relentless head of comic steam that never subsides.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 4/5

April 30, 2009
Ali Gray
TheShiznit.co.uk

Satire hasn't felt this sharp since BrassEye.

Full Review Source: TheShiznit.co.uk | Original Score: 4/5

September 29, 2012
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3.5/4

July 24, 2009
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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The film plays as if flaming chunks of The Office crash-landed simultaneously onto the sets of Yes, Minister and The West Wing.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

July 24, 2009
Gavin Bond
Sunday Times (Australia)

Viewers looking for an intelligent, hilarious and bitingly relevant look at the way governments work won't be disappointed.

Full Review Source: Sunday Times (Australia) | Original Score: 4/5

January 17, 2010
Marc Fennell
Triple J

The plot isn't the most important part of this flick. It's about the characters and watching them screw up in the most stunning ways... It's the comedy of failure.

Full Review Source: Triple J

February 25, 2010
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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If you can get past its relentless quality, In the Loop is a blisteringly funny skewering of the venal side of politics.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 23, 2009
Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses

Trailer and preview

Full Review Source: Movies for the Masses

March 25, 2009
Brent Simon
Shared Darkness
May 15, 2012
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