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The Double and the Christmas Holidays

Govindini Murty | Posted 12.07.2014 | Entertainment
Govindini Murty

The story of The Double is a parable of how people can get caught up in the hamster wheel of modern existence -- cowed by authority, hierarchy, and external standards of worth into trying to please everyone around them, while not pleasing the most important person they have to live with: themselves.

Interview: Richard Ayoade Seeing Double

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.20.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Gloomy, claustrophobic and haunting, Richard Ayoade's second film, The Double, has been described by some as a dark comedy, a label that leaves Ayoade scratching his distinctive head.

Week in Film: Neighbors, Chef and more

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.09.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Neighbors may not be a particularly well-thought-out film (huge third-act problems). But it has some of the biggest sustained laughs of the summer.

Jesse Eisenberg Times Two: Hour of the Wolf Movie Review of The Double

Dan Persons | Posted 07.08.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Okay, put away The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Let's focus instead on something more worthy of attention: a dystopic, Kafkaesque comedy called The Double, based on a novella by Dostoevsky.

Week in Film: Bad Words, Need for Speed and more

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.13.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Jason Bateman makes his directing debut with Bad Words, the rudest comedy about an adult dealing with kids since Bad Santa.

Sundance Is Robert Redford's 'Safe Word'

AP | RYAN PEARSON | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Richard Ayoade says his connection to Sundance founder Robert Redford runs deeper than most filmmakers. "I think Robert is g...

Nic Cage's Redemption?

Mike Ryan | Posted 11.13.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

It hurts watching James Gandolfini play a romantic lead because I just now realized that James Gandolfini is very, very good at playing a romantic lead and we will never get to see him do that again.

SEEING 'DOUBLE'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.17.2013 | Entertainment

Fyodor Dostoevsky's novella "The Double" comes to life in a folksy new trailer that premiered Friday. Starring Jesse Eisenberg as Simon, a demure man ...

'The IT Crowd' Is Back

Posted 05.07.2013 | TV

Cult British comedy "The IT Crowd" will film its long-anticipated series finale within the next three weeks, according to Bleeding Cool. The show'...

ReThink Review: The Watch

Jonathan Kim | Posted 09.26.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

The Watch is obviously fiction, but sadly, when unstable people can buy such powerful weapons, we need to do more than just hope that they'll only be aimed at bad guys and aliens.

Trayvon Martin Death Forces Fox To Adjust 'Neighborhood Watch' Marketing

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.27.2012 | Entertainment

For 20th Century Fox, the upcoming Ben Stiller comedy "Neighborhood Watch" just got a bit more serious. Following the tragic death of Florida teen Tra...

The Week In Review

Posted 10.05.2011 | Home

Superstars Support Free Music Platform Lady Gaga and Kanye West invested in the online music streaming site Turntable.fm earlier this week. Despite...