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    Watch: 30 Minute Talk With Director Richard Ayoade About Making 'The Double,' Working Avi Korine & More

    In just under a month, Richard Ayoade's "The Double" will take you into a retro-future-punk world where there are two Jesse Eisenberg's and yet no one manages to confuse the two. In fact, one is smooth and confident, while the other is meek and anonymous, and the actor gets great mileage out of both...

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    Watch: 10-Minute Talk With Director Richard Ayoade About The Making Of 'The Double'

    As we've highlighted in our feature 20 Films About Doubles And Doppelgängers, the concept of a protagonist meeting their exact duplicate isn't exactly new. But in the hands of Richard Ayoade it becomes something inventive and madcap, and "The Double" has terrific fun with the premise of a man meetin...

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    Watch: Mia Wasikowska Has Never Met Anyone Like Jesse Eisenberg In New Clip From 'The Double'

    "It was the idea of somebody so invisible & lowly that their double could appear and no one would notice; that was funny," director Richard Ayoade said during a recent Q&A about this forthcoming "The Double." And indeed, the film's pleasures come from indulging in the absurdness of the scenario of a...

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    New Directors/New Films Review: Richard Ayoade's 'The Double' Is All Style But Oh What a Style It Is

    With "The Double," which premiered at TIFF last year and just screened at the Riviera Maya Film Festival, English writer/director and sometimes-comedian Richard Ayoade establishes himself as more than just the Wes Anderson acolyte we first met with his quirky 2010 directorial debut feature "Submarin...

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    Watch: New Clips From 'Under The Skin' & 'The Double' Highlight Must-See Spring Movies

    With "Divergent" in theaters and "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" on the way, blockbuster season is upon us. But fear not, adventurous cinephile, if you do a little digging, there is still some gems to be discovered at a theatre nearby, and today brings clips from two them.

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    Watch: Jesse Eisenberg Orders Breakfast In First Clip From 'The Double'

    Opening this weekend, Denis Villeneuve's "Enemy" using the conduit of the doppelganger (a popular cinematic theme, see our recent feature) to explore themes of identity and sexuality in a brilliantly surreal headfuck of a movie. And while Richard Ayoade's "The Double" also plays with two man as dupl...

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    20 Films About Doubles And Doppelgangers

    In a culture of cellphone-snapped selfies it’s hard to imagine a time when people might have been afraid of their own image. But Facebook walls and Instagram feeds to the contrary, for the vastly longer portion of human history, to see a perfect replica of yourself was an uncanny event, impossible e...

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    Watch: Double Your Fun with Two Jesse Eisenbergs in Whimsical New Trailer for 'The Double'

    Jesse Eisenberg plays two different characters in a single film in the upcoming dark comedy "The Double," set to be released in theaters and on iTunes/OnDemand by Magnolia Pictures on May 9th.

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    Watch: New Trailer For Richard Ayoade's 'The Double' Finds Jesse Eisenberg Fighting Himself

    While on the surface, "Enemy" and "The Double" might seem like similar films, with both featuring stories about doppelgängers, but really they couldn't be more different. Where Jake Gyllenhaal's film is an existential, psychosexual thriller, Jesse Eisenberg's movie is a steampunk, fantastical deligh...

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    Watch: Jesse Eisenberg Sees 'Double' in New Trailer for Richard Ayoade's Latest

    A UK trailer has dropped for Richard Ayoade's follow-up to "Submarine," "The Double," starring Jesse Eisenberg and Mia Wasikowska. Loosely based on the novella by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, "The Double" centers on Simon (Eisenberg), a shy workhorse who's life is turned upside down by the arrival of a new c...

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