A little Christmas present from The Punch
Update 8.05am: The early birds have triumphed. All ten passes are accounted for. Sorry if you missed out - go see the movie anyway. Tors.
It’s hard to believe it’s Christmas Day this Friday, and The Punch is nearly 7-months-old. We’re here because of you, so thank you for that.
You may have noticed we’re a bit politically obsessed here, as it seems, are most of you. In the Loop is a movie for political tragics with a robust sense of humour (to call the language colourful is an understatement).
It’s out in cinemas here from January 21 - and the first 10 people to email me and ask (8.10am: they’ve all been allocated now, sorry) will get a double pass to see it.
In the Loop is a fictional depiction of how intelligence can be “sexed up” to justify a war. Which ever side you sit on that issue, you’ll still find it hilarious. I snorted some mineral water out my nose the other night when I watched it.
The story focusses on a hapless British Minister who is sent to Washington to “meet with as few people as possible.” The PM’s chief-of-staff is a particularly special character.
If you miss out on one of our passes, I recommend you get to see it anyway.
Over the next two weeks The Punch Christmas Team (Leo and me), will be trying to keep on top of everything, even if sometimes it’s done in between Test overs. If there’s anything you’d like us to take a look at email me (email@example.com) or Leo (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Subscribers will be getting their daily email a bit later in the morning than usual. We’ll be back to full steam on January 4th.
Have an excellent Christmas and New Year.
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