John D.’s review published on Letterboxd:
The “I ain’t sayin she a gold digger,” edition.
A brilliant screenplay with all the one-liners and spicy dialogue. Fred Macmurray gives a sweaty performance and is given gracious close-ups with long shots. Robinson shines as Keyes turning in a top Wilder character with the snappiest of monologues.
Time Machine Side Note: Double Indemnity does not treat people of color respectfully at all times, though there’s nothing overly egregious. It’s just something I noticed.
An adept example of lighting with an even better example of the Femme Fatale trope, I find this to be a lesser Wilder work but still a top notch Noir. Both my wife and I thought the sexy dialogue was shockingly hilarious for its time. Overall, a great movie to watch with some bourbon at hand.