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Inside Llewyn Davis

16 Jan 20145 stars

Oscaar Isaac, Carey Mulligan and Justin Timberlake star in the Coens' wonderful 60s folk movie

The Coen brothers return with the 16th film of their remarkable careers, once again vaulting the exceedingly high bar they’ve set for themselves. Set in the smoky dive bars of 1961 Greenwich Village, Inside Llewyn Davis is (very) loosely based on the…

Interview: Oscar Isaac, star of the Coen brothers folk dramedy Inside Llewyn Davis

13 Jan 2014

Isaac sits down to talk about Greenwich Village, Charles Bukowski and Justin Timberlake

Oscar Isaac was born in Guatemala and raised in Miami, Florida. After a stint as a musician he turned to acting, eventually securing supporting roles in Drive and Ridley Scott’s Robin Hood. Isaac now makes the leap to leading man in Inside Llewyn Davis…

Gravity, 12 Years a Slave and American Hustle among the BAFTA 2014 nominees

8 Jan 2014

Captain Phillips, Philomena and The Wolf of Wall Street also in the running for awards

The nominees for the 2014 BAFTAs have been announced, with Gravity, 12 Years a Slave, American Hustle and Captain Phillips the main contenders for multiple awards. All four have received nominations for Best Film and Director, with Philomena also in the…

Oscar Isaac drank booze for Inside Llewyn Davis role

4 Dec 2013

Film gossip

Oscar Isaac says he drank booze to pile on extra weight for his role in 'Inside Llewyn Davis'. The 33-year-old actor claims he binged on fatty foods and alcohol in bid to fatten up for the lead role as a struggling '60s folk singer in the musical…

Inside Llewyn Davis tops Gotham Awards

3 Dec 2013

Film gossip

'Inside Llewyn Davis' and Matthew McConaughey are the big winners at this year's Gotham Awards. The annual movie awards, which celebrates the best in independent filmmaking, has selected the '60s-set musical period drama as its Best Picture, while…

Carey Mulligan: Inside Llewyn Davis singing was 'hilarious'

16 Oct 2013

Film gossip

Carey Mulligan thinks her singing in 'Inside Llewyn Davis' is "hilarious". The Oscar-nominated beauty - who stars alongside Oscar Isaac and Justin Timberlake in the Coen brothers' new musical drama - had to sing for her latest role and she admits the…

The best 20 films at the BFI London Film Festival 2013

27 Sep 2013

Watch trailers for our top picks, including The Double, Under the Skin and Inside Llewyn Davis

The 57th annual BFI Film Festival opens in London on Wed 9 Oct with opening gala Captain Phillips – one of over 235 feature films and 134 shorts from 57 countries worldwide. We reckon that's far too many for even the most dedicated of film fans to cram…

Programme highlights of the London Film Festival 2013

4 Sep 2013

The capital film fest will feature new works from Richard Ayoade and the Coen brothers

Tom Hanks thriller Captain Phillips, Walt Disney biopic Saving Mr Banks and Steve McQueen's Shame follow-up 12 Years a Slave are among the highlights of the London Film Festival's 2013 programme. The festival, which takes place in several venues across…

Cannes Film Festival 2013 highlights

25 Apr 2013

Hannah McGill tells us what's worth caring about in this year's Cannes Film Festival line up

What is the Cannes film festival, apart from a beach resort shindig where starlets model frocks, Lars Von Trier winds people up, and headline writers are driven to terrible Cannes/can puns? The film festival was set up in 1946 as a free world rival to…

Justin Timberlake's Mumford collaboration

27 Feb 2013

Music gossip

Justin Timberlake has teamed up with Marcus Mumford to record the soundtrack for the new Coen Brothers movie. The 'Mirrors' hitmaker has been working with the Mumford and Sons frontman on the score for 'Inside Llewyn Davis', which focuses on a…