20 “Must-See” Philosophical Films

In no particular order: 1) Rashomon (1950) 2) La Gran Belleza (2013) 3) Stalker (1979)  4) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) 5) Jacob’s Ladder (1990)

Ayoade’s “The Double” vs. Villeneuve’s “Enemy”

The question of personal identity and its duplication have been fascinating people for centuries. From Edgar Allan Poe’s William Wilson to Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, the theme has been pervasive in almost every form of art. When it comes to films, such works as Sommersby (1993), Face/Off (1997), The Prestige (2006) and Black Swan (2010) may…