Tag Archives: Richard Ayoade

May 07

The Double – Richard Ayoade and the Dostoevsky Dystopia. (Film Review)

So here we arrive at Richard Ayoade’s second feature film, The Double, a take on the much admired novella by Dostoyevsky. The Double remains fairly close to the original writers narrative plot. For many reasons this is film belongs to Jesse Eisenberg and art director David Crank with Eisenberg coming off as more complex than […]

Submarine – A journey through a genre.

Submarine is a coming of age story based on the novel of the same name by Joe Dunthorne. It serves as the directorial debut for Richard Ayoade. There is a scene in this very sweet film that flows thusly: “It’s rude to leave a film before it’s finished.” “who to?” “to the filmmakers.” “how are […]