Review: “Inside Llewyn Davis”

llewyn-blog-pic“Inside Llewyn Davis” starring Oscar Isaac as Llewyn Davis, takes us along with Llewyn, an unlikeable folk singer, as he attempts to traverse a rocky and misfortunate trail ahead as he tries to break onto the music scene alongside a few cats he finds on the way.  This movie takes a true look at authentic folk music and how it was changing through the 60s, and the difficulties of trying to keep the authenticity of folk music as an artist.  Through Llewyn’s exhausting journey to “make it” while attempting to stay authentic to the music and himself we see his heartfelt side and his ugly side, causing us as the audience to see a muddled impression of who Llewyn truly is. Continue reading