TOP 5: FANTASTIC FOUR Trailer, GHOSTBUSTERS Reboot, TED 2, HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 Editorial, Sundance 2015

Streaming now on Netflix Instant is Richard Ayoade's dark comedic thriller The Double. Matt listed the film in his "Top 10 of 2014" and it also made the cut in he and Adam's "10 Underrated Films of 2014" from a few weeks back. In short, after reading my own recommendation today, you'll have zero credibility if you say you missed the pic because it wasn't on your radar. Missed it because you don't value our opinions? Acceptable. Missed it because no one told you it was good? Nope. Based on the Dostoevsky novella of the same name, The Double stars Jesse Eisenberg in a sensational dual-role (his characters are aptly named Simon James & James Simon) and Mia Wasikowska as a co-worker caught in between the two Eisenberg's. Simon is an intelligent, hard-working man whose meek personality renders him all but invisible to those around him. James is Simon's polar opposite: charismatic, assertive, and anything but forgettable. With the aid of Ayoade's brilliant set design, what ensues is an odd, albeit beautifully unique tale of insecurity, doubt, and our basic need to notice and be noticed in return. If you must, feel free to stop reading and go watch The Double now. If you can spare a few minutes, take a look below at this week's Top 5: 1. First FANTASTIC FOUR Trailer & Exclusive Interview They say that distance makes the heart grow fonder and in the case of Josh Trank's Fantastic Four I absolutely believe that to be the case. Although the film comes ...

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January 31, 2015