Everybody sing!  Let's all shout some mo-vies/ let's all shout out some mo-vies/let's all shout out some mo-vies/ and win ourselves a game!  Ahem.  Double Feature, from Renegade Studios, is a party game for 4-10 players who, ideally, know a lot of movies.

Double Feature has six decks -- Prop, Scene, Character, Theme & Genre, Setting, and Production -- that are all laid out face-down in front of everyone.  Each turn, one player is the Director.  At the start of the game they draw and read two cards from different decks, and the first player (not the Director) who can name a movie matching the two cards gets a point (and the card that's been on the table the longest to represent the point).  The newer card remains, the next player clockwise becomes the next Director, they choose a card from a different deck than the card on the table, the other players shout out a movie matching the two cards, and so on.  (If no one can name a movie matching the two cards, a third card is added and players have to name a movie matching two of the three cards.)  Whoever gets enough points (based on the number of players) wins!

Double Feature is a fun, simple, and straightforward game.  It plays pretty quickly, and I recommend someone have their smart phone or laptop ready to check on any disputed movies.  There's not a lot of depth to the game, and it definitely favors those who see a lot of films.  Double Feature is another "fun little game" that's good for some light entertainment before a more strategic game starts.

Overall grade: B-
Reviewed by James Lynch

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