Excerpt: The Double is far from conventional and although dark in tone it feels like a breath of fresh air in terms of its willingness to take risks. Ayoade reaffirms yet again that he is a talent to watch.
Excerpt: It may defy explanation, but “The Double” is a solid effort and interesting film. Even in the wake of the release of Denis Villeneuve’s doppelganger thriller “Enemy,” it’s a wholly unique film that’s worth checking out.
Excerpt: Set in a dystopian London of underground cube farms, block house apartments depressing cafes and dingy alleys, Ayoade’s sophomore film plays a lot like a murky, schizophrenic version of Terry Gilliam’s “Brazil.”
Excerpt: Who knew Fyodor Dostoyevsky could be such a laugh riot? An adaptation of the Russian author’s 1846 novella, “The Double” triples itself as an existential allegory, an absurdist black comedy, and something sinister and Kafka-esque.