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Film, "The Double": Jesse Eisenberg Is a Pale Imitation of Jesse Eisenberg

"The Double": Jesse Eisenberg Is a Pale Imitation of Jesse Eisenberg

Dostoyevsky's novella becomes a black comedy with Jesse Eisenberg as a timid office drone taunted by his cocky lookalike. That makes three doppelgänger films in as many months, which probably says something about how virtual life has left us feeling…
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Film, "Submarine": Highly Stylized Brit Teen Dramedy Scores Big

"Submarine": Highly Stylized Brit Teen Dramedy Scores Big

Imagine if David Fincher had played Joey on Friends. Or if Michel Gondry had replaced Charlie Sheen on Two and a Half Men. It's one thing for a music-video director to graduate to feature filmmaking (from Fincher to Spike Jonze,…
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