Inside Llewyn Davis-A Movie Review

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Jun 022014
 
Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
Inside Llewyn Davis poster Rating: 7.4/10 (103,246 votes)
Director: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Writer: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Stars: Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, Justin Timberlake, Ethan Phillips
Runtime: 104 min
Rated: R
Genre: Drama, Music
Released: 10 Jan 2014
Plot: A week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961.

We watched this from Redbox on March 30.

Wow, not sure what to say about this one. I really expected I would enjoy this movie, as did Lay. Unfortunately, I didn’t like it at all. Lay would rate a little higher, but we were both disappointed.

The reason I saw this film is that it’s a Coen Brothers film–and I nearly always love their films–whether they are comedies or dramas. However, “Inside Llewyn Davis” was, for me, a completely boring film with very little to recommend it. If I hadn’t known it was a Coen film, I never would have guessed it aside from having John Goodman in an odd little role and a reference to Ulysses. It has received many good reviews, so if you’re a fan of the Coen brothers, or like their style, by all means, see it. Continue reading »

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