“Inside Llewyn Davis”

“Inside Llewyn Davis”

“Inside Llewyn Davis” is the rare and peculiar musical film in which the lead character doesn’t much care for many of the songs in it, including those he helps perform. Llewyn (Oscar Isaac, in a star-making turn) begins and ends this curious, sweet movie with a few of his own works — a sight better […]

A Look Back at 2013

A Look Back at 2013

The year-end lists in movies and music are always great ways to glance back at works that might not have much of anything to do with one another but for their year of release. But they’re also a tacit look ahead to awards season — in our case, to the Oscars. I don’t claim to […]