Inside Llewyn Davis – The Coen Brothers

‘We understand Llewyn not so much based on what he says but by the visual cues, his songs, and character traits. Cars whooshing by; the ambient crunch of snow as he ploughs on shuddering and shivering in the howling, freezing wind.’

Observation Blogger

Inside Llewyn Davis Ulysses CatInside Llewyn Davis is about a folk singer trying, but not very successfully to make it ‘big’ in the early 1960s Greenwich Village. Llewyn is a lost man trapped inside a beastly world where its unremittingly bad karma pounds down hard on him. He is a loser who keeps on losing.  We toil with Llewyn;  just hoping he has a warm coat and that someone will answer the doorbell when he rings.

Coen BrosCo-director, Ethan Coen recently said, “It’s more interesting for me as an audience member to see a movie about a loser”. Joel Coen added, “We gave him a lot of crosses to bear.”

We understand Llewyn not so much based on what he says but by the visual cues, his songs, and character traits. Cars whooshing by; the ambient crunch of snow as he ploughs on shuddering and shivering in the howling, freezing wind.

This is a…

View original post 585 more words

“The more I live, the more I learn. The more I learn, the more I realize, the less I know.”- Michel Legrand

Posted in Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow Blog via Email

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 129 other followers

Matthew Kick

Thank you for visiting. If you enjoyed reading my blog and would like to support and help me maintain it ad free please consider making a donation by clicking on my avatar above.

%d bloggers like this: