The Double

Ayoade at The Prince Charles Cinema

Richard Ayoade will be making a special appearance at The Prince Charles Cinema to introduce a double feature of Submarine and The Double. The Prince Charles Cinema, Central London’s only independent cinema, is showing Submarine and The Double as a 35mm double feature on Monday 8th [...]

July 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

Stuart Silver Goes Behind The Double

Ever since Stuart Silver‘s days as one half of Noble and Silver, and his Darkplace bit-part work, we’ve had a special soft spot for him, brought back to the fore when he totally killed it in his support slot for The Mighty Boosh at Soho Theatre a couple of years ago. So it was [...]

July 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Ayoade Returns As Gadget Man

He may have become one of the premiere indie film directors since the first series of Gadget Man, but that hasn’t stopped Richard Ayoade stepping up for a second series! Last month a section for the show was recorded in a Sainsbury’s supermarket in Chingford, where Richard tried out a [...]

June 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Double – Rave Reviews

Since The Double was released last week there have been plenty of rave reviews and interviews with Richard Ayoade. Here are a few for you to enjoy: Digital Spy say “If Richard Ayoade continues in this vein, we could be looking at a director to rival David Cronenberg and David Lynch during [...]

April 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

A Gentle Man: Interview With Richard Ayoade

As you’ve probably noticed if you’re a regular reader of The Velvet Onion, we’ve been making quite a fuss about The Double, the new feature film from Richard Ayoade. A couple of weeks ago we were lucky enough to be invited to meet the man himself, to talk to him about his latest [...]

March 31, 2014 // 1 Comment

TVO Film Review: The Double

Richard Ayaode‘s second feature film, The Double, based on Dostoevsky’s 1846 novella of the same name, will be released in the UK at the end of this month. So what’s it like, and how does it compare to his directorial debut, Submarine? See what our reviewer, Mog, had to say:  From [...]

March 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

Double Tease

A new teaser trailer for The Double has been sent TVO’s way, and we just had to share it with you all. The second film from Richard Ayoade, The Double is an idiosyncratic adaptation of Dostoyevsky’s celebrated novella, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, Wallace Shawn and [...]

December 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

Love At TIFF For The Double

Since its world premiere this weekend at TIFF, Richard Ayoade‘s latest film The Double, has been eliciting high praise from the critics who have managed to see the film (screenings have been selling out). The Guardian awarded it an exceptional 5 stars, saying of it, “There’s a [...]

September 12, 2013 // 2 Comments

Eisenberg And Ayoade See Double

Social Network actor, Jesse Eisenberg, has been confirmed for the lead role in Richard Ayoade‘s next film, an adaptation of Dostoyevsky’s The Double. Ayoade recently spoke to us about his new film, describing the project with typical understatement: “It seems ok, I think. I’ve [...]

August 6, 2011 // 1 Comment