DVD Review: ‘Jealousy’

★★★★☆ Jealousy’s (2013) modesty belies its emotional and structural complexity. The new film from French auteur Philippe Garrel, it’s a short but substantial rumination on love and the life of the artist. It’s a deeply serious work that looks like a frolic, exposing the perennial compromises of la vie de Continue Reading


DVD Review: ‘The Double’

★★★☆☆ British actor and director Richard Ayoade follows up his sublime black comedy Submarine (2010) with intense and brooding sophomore feature The Double (2013), an adaptation of Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s 1846 novella of the same name. Jesse Eisenberg (soon to take the mantle of Lex Luthor in Zack Snyder’s Continue Reading