Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
“Inside Llewyn Davis” is neither the best Coen brothers’ film, nor the worst, but it has everything a fan of the Coens could desire: a strong sense of period detail, a choice soundtrack curated by T Bone Burnett, a protagonist who’s his own worst enemy (Oscar Isaac as a down on his luck folk-singer), and even a scene-stealing appearance by John Goodman. File this one somewhere between “Barton Fink” and “Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?”
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