Inside Llewyn Davis ★★★★

A movie I really needed when I first saw it, but I'm not so sure anymore. While I still really love the movie, it didn't impact me in the same way. I'm not in the same space and I'm not as insecure in myself as an artist anymore. I was afraid at first that I was going to find Llewyn to be more abrasive this time, but he truly is just so jaded and hurt that he doesn't know how to cope. The other characters see that he cares behind the cold exterior. But it might be a little late to figure out how he can dig himself out of that frozen ditch. You can feel he believes in beauty through his music. One thing that has changed is that I love folk music more now and consider it one of my favorite genres and just feeling the music feel so genuine is really something special because so many non-musical music films mess up on that so easily, but it really works here. What a beautiful soundtrack. Still a beautiful film, just not the one I need anymore.

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