“Inside Llewyn Davis: A Man’s Journey” on Lady Clever

134The following is an excerpt from my piece “Inside Llewyn Davis: A Man’s Journey” on Lady Clever:

We’re sitting at the bar talking about Inside Llewyn Davis, the Coen brother’s latest movie, nominated at last night’s Golden Globes’ for Best Motion Picture in the comedy/musical category. In my opinion, it’s a small and quiet film, and one that I liked in a measure it demanded — in a small and quiet way. But, despite critical acclaim pointing towards the contrary, I found Inside Llewyn Davis to be almost too small, so subtle and nuanced that its miniature details might sing in a different medium, a moralizing short story, perhaps, one filled with brooding internal dialogue, foreshadowing, and occasionally unrealistic coincidences that stretch the truth towards parable.

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Pack your bags. We’ve got another one.

So many field trips as of late! I feel like the middleman for other websites now. Guess that’s a good thing? Head on over to Lady Clever, where I’ll be delivering two articles per week on various topics. We’ve got some backlog to work through, all of which you can find below.


We’ve got my predictions for Oscar hits and misses up right now. Click here to read.


Or you can read my piece “On the Sidelines: New York Fashion Week” by clicking here.



Or read this piece, “The $3000 Question,” where I lament not wanting to spend a month’s rent on a handbag.