Everything tagged with “Inside Llewyn Davis”

  1. My 2014 film highlights

    My annual film highlights post, in which I highlight 20 films from all that I saw during 2014. This time I've selected from 232, and as usual the only limitation is that I saw the film last year; no restrictions on release date. The films listed aren't necessarily what I'd call the best, but I think they're all noteworthy for various reasons. I think this might be more of a downbeat list than previous years. Such was 2014. β†’

  2. Thoughts on Inside Llewyn Davis

    What a cold and bleak film Inside Llewyn Davis is, as bitter as the winter in which Llewyn Davis finds himself so ill-equipped to function in. There's some laughs -- it's a Coen brothers film after all -- but under the surface is a metaphor for depression that offers no solution, no saccharine Hollywood uplifts or hopeful closing notes. Inside Llewyn Davis is brutal. β†’

  3. Inside Llewyn Davis

    Despite a few laughs this is a cold, unforgiving film; Davis’ purgatorial existence is hopeless and sad. Recommended! β†’