Dr. Strangelove (1964)

Critique the movie: Dr. Strangelove (1964). This movie supposedly uses satire/irony. Be sure to answer: 1. who is this film satirizing and why? 2. do you think a serious issue like this should be the subject of satire? why/why not? 3. what devices (camera tricks, allusions, use of names, etc) are used to enhance the effect of the film.