Tag Archive: Richard Ayoade

Win a doppelgänger Blu-ray prize pack

Two of the year’s most intriguing and enigmatic films — Richard Ayoade’s The Double and Denis Villeneuve’s Enemy — dealt with the discovery of a doppelgänger, so it’s only fitting that they should be given away together. For those who missed either at the NZ International Film Festival, both come highly recommended — Ayoade’s film is a wonderfully stylised and frequently hilarious …

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Picks from the 2014 NZ International Film Festival programme

The New Zealand International Film Festival returns this month with your annual dose of the finest cinema from around the globe, including hot titles direct from Cannes, much-anticipated festival highlights from the past year, yet-to-be-discovered gems and of course some strong local content. Navigating the programme and selecting from the overwhelming line-up can be hard work, so in order to …

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[WATCH] Enigmatic first trailer for Richard Ayoade’s THE DOUBLE starring Jesse Eisenberg

UK comedy hero turned filmmaker Richard Ayoade is back with his second feature, The Double, following 2010’s impressive Submarine. Loosely based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s influential novella of the same name, the darkly comic film stars Jesse Eisenberg as a man who is driven insane by the appearance of his doppleganger. Mia Wasikowska, Wallace Shawn, Noah Taylor and Yasmin Paige co-star. …

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[WATCH] International Trailer for THE WATCH starring Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill & Richard Ayoade

An international trailer has hit for Akiva Schaffer’s (Hot Rod) new comedy The Watch, which stars Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill and Richard Ayoade. Formerly titled Neighborhood Watch, the film about a rogue neighbourhood watch crew ran into some publicity difficulty following the tragic killing of Trayvon Martin, hence the name change. This new trailer smartly focusses on …

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