Melinda and Melinda + Double Indemnity

Melinda and Melinda + Double Indemnity
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Double Feature | Year 1 (2009)

New Studio. Casting Your Film Twice. Will Ferrell as an actor vs a centerpiece. Unintentional theatricality and satire. Self examination. Drawing different conclusions from the same elements. Eric takes you back to the black and white days. Billy Wilder. Classic films or XXX? The elements – crafting the look and feel of film noir. Why we don’t do symbolism on the show. The femme fatale. A return to blasphemy: classic film noir Double Indemnity recast by modern cult horror director Rob Zombie.

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Melinda and Melinda

Melinda and Melinda


Released: March 18, 2005
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Director: Woody Allen
Writer: Woody Allen
Starring: Will Ferrell, Vinessa Shaw, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jonny Lee Miller, Amanda Peet, Steve Carell, Josh Brolin

Two alternating stories about Melinda's (Mitchell) attempts to straighten out her life.

Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity


Released: April 24, 1944
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Director: Billy Wilder
Writer: Billy Wilder, Raymond Chandler
Starring: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Porter Hall

An insurance rep lets himself be talked into a murder/insurance fraud scheme that arouses an insurance investigator's suspicions.

 
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