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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Gentlemen, you can’t fight in here! This is the War Room.
03 February 2018

Nothing is funnier than Peter Sellers trying to get hold of the Russian president on the phone to tell him the world is about to end. “Could you turn down the music, Dmitri?”

The ability to end the world in under 3 hours isn’t going away any time soon, and so Dr. Strangelove will always be relevant. It doesn’t seem to enter the frame very often when people discuss Kubrick but it’s up there with his best work.

Also, we’ve now embarked on a bit of a Peter Sellers marathon. Pink Panther next.