Obnoxious broadcaster Alan Partridge (Steve Coogan) claims that “the best siege” was at the Iranian Embassy in 1980. But his own hostage farce borrows more from 1975 Al Pacino hit Dog Day Afternoon.
There are laughs aplenty when a fellow DJ fights back against corporate takeover by bosses intent on sackings and deskilling—giving Alan one last shot at stardom.
The impact of industrial agriculture
A film that deserves its acclaim
The greater terror was internment