Larry Pine as Raymond Chandler and Vincent Kartheiser as Billy Wilder in a scene from Billy & Ray.

Film Fades to Noir: Vincent Kartheiser and Larry Pine Star in ‘Billy & Ray’

This chaotic saga about the making, unmaking and remaking of Double Indemnity has equal measures of comedy and drama, given the combative two-of-a-kind title characters. In one corner is the kinetic Wilder, a womanizer who fuels his razor-wit with martinis; he’s played here by Vincent Kartheiser, perhaps the oiliest of the ad men in Mad Men, ambitious, magnetic creep Pete Campbell.

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