http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/inside-llewyn-davis-opens-additional-theaters-watch-behind-music-featurette-2013-12-20December 20, 2013|5 comments
Inside Llewyn Davis, which opened to critical acclaim in select theaters in NYC and LA earlier this month, expands to additional theaters in 43 more cities across the US today. The soundtrack has topped Indiewire's Critics' Poll as the Best Soundtrack of 2013. Watch Justin Timberlake, Chris Thile, and Marcus Mumford offer some insight on creating the music for the film in a new featurette here. Tune in to NPR's World Café today to hear two of the film's stars, Oscar Isaac and Carey Mulligan, and to PRI's Studio 360 this weekend for an interview with Adam Driver.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Filminside llewyn davishttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/joel-ethan-coen-npr-fresh-air-inside-llewyn-davis-best-picture-village-voice-toronto-film-critics-2013-12-18December 18, 2013|0 commentsJoel and Ethan Coen Talk with NPR’s “Fresh Air”; “Inside Llewyn Davis” Named Best Picture by Village Voice, Toronto Film Critics
Joel and Ethan Coen, the directors and writers of Inside Llewyn Davis, were on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross, discussing the 1960s folk scene depicted in the film, the cult following of their earlier film The Big Lebowski, the travails of working with cats, and more. Inside Llewyn Davis, already a favorite on many a year-end-best list, has now been named the Best Picture of 2013 by the Village Voice and the Toronto Film Critics Association, both of which have named Oscar Isaac (Llewyn Davis) the year's Best Actor.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Radioinside llewyn davishttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/itunes-names-inside-llewyn-davis-rokia-traor-bombino-jeremy-denk-albums-among-best-of-2013December 18, 2013|0 comments
The music editors at iTunes in the US have made their selections of the Best of 2013, and featured among them are four critically acclaimed albums from Nonesuch Records: the Inside Llewyn Davis soundtrack among the Best Albums, Soundtrack; Rokia Traoré's latest album, Beautiful Africa, and Bombino's label debut, Nomad, among the year's Best Albums, World; and Jeremy Denk's recording of Bach's Goldberg Variations among the Best Albums, Classical.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist Newsinside llewyn davishttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/inside-llewyn-davis-years-best-films-variety-associated-press-2013-12-16December 16, 2013|0 comments
Inside Llewyn Davis has landed the top spot among the Top 10 Films of 2013 per Variety's Peter Debruge: "Inside Llewyn Davis, one of Joel and Ethan Coen's finest, was also the finest film this year." Film Comment and Paper also name it the Best Film of 2013. The Associated Press places it among the Top 10 Movies of the Year, saying: "In surveying the year at the movies, the topography is rich." Oscar Isaac (Llewyn Davis) and T Bone Burnett, who produced the film's soundtrack, participated in a Reddit AMA, answering fans' questions about the film, music, and more.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Reviewsinside llewyn davishttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/nonesuch-releases-live-recording-one-night-only-town-hall-concert-inside-llewyn-davis-2013-12-12December 12, 2013|97 commentsNonesuch to Release Live Recording from One-Night-Only Town Hall Concert Celebrating Music of "Inside Llewyn Davis"
A one-night-only concert was held at NYC’s Town Hall on September 29, 2013, to celebrate the music of the Golden Globe–nominated film Inside Llewyn Davis. The evening was filmed for a documentary that will be broadcast by SHOWTIME beginning this Friday, December 13, at 10 PM, and Nonesuch Records will release a live album from the concert (details to follow). The concert, documentary, and live album were produced by Inside Llewyn Davis writer / director / producers Joel and Ethan Coen and soundtrack producer T Bone Burnett. Watch a preview here.Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release Artist Newsinside llewyn davishttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/inside-llewyn-davis-nominated-for-three-golden-globe-awardsDecember 12, 2013|0 comments
Inside Llewyn Davis, the new film written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, has been nominated for three Golden Globe Awards: Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy; Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy, for Oscar Isaac; and Best Original Song, Motion Picture, for "Please Mr. Kennedy," written by Ed Rush, George Cromarty, T Bone Burnett, Justin Timberlake, Joel Coen, and Ethan Coen, and performed in the film by Isaac, Timberlake, and Adam Driver. The Golden Globe Awards will be presented in a ceremony hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler and broadcast live on NBC on Sunday, January 12, 2014, starting at 8 PM ET.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist Newsinside llewyn davishttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/inside-llewyn-davis-tops-new-york-times-list-years-best-movies-2013-12-11December 11, 2013|0 comments
The new Coen brothers film Inside Llewyn Davis has landed on a number of lists of the Best Movies of 2013, including those of The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, and the New York Times, whose A.O. Scott calls this "a year of superabundant quality" in film and places Inside Llewyn Davis at No. 1. "The musical performances—especially from Oscar Isaac, who plays the title character—are hauntingly lovely," he writes. Slate says: "Inside Llewyn Davis is the best film ever made about the folk revival—and one of the best ever made about music, period."Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Reviews Filminside llewyn davishttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/watch-inside-llewyn-davis-star-oscar-isaac-late-night-with-jimmy-fallon-2014-12-10December 10, 2013|0 commentsWatch: "Inside Llewyn Davis" Star Oscar Isaac on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon"; New Featurette on Film's Ensemble
The new Coen brothers film Inside Llewyn Davis has been named one of the Top 10 Films of the Year by the American Film Institute and is nominated for the LA Film Critics Award for Best Music Score. Watch a new featurette on the casting of the film, including behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with the Coen brothers and cast members Justin Timberlake, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman, and Garrett Hedlund here. Oscar Isaac, who plays the title role, was a guest on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night; watch the interview and a special performance here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Video Film Televisioninside llewyn davishttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/inside-llewyn-davis-opens-select-theaters-new-york-los-angeles-2013-12-06December 06, 2013|0 comments
Inside Llewyn Davis, the new film from Joel and Ethan Coen, opens in select theaters in New York City and Los Angeles today. The film, which has already been met with great critical acclaim, continues to earn accolades. Los Angeles Times' Kenneth Turan calls the Coen brothers' latest "a singular experience, one of their best films." NPR says it "represents not just another in a streak of brilliant films, but the finest blend yet of the duo's sharp, laugh-out-loud wit and sobering insight into the loneliness and absurdity of existence."Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Filminside llewyn davishttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/inside-llewyn-davis-new-york-times-critics-pick-oscar-isaac-talks-npr-all-things-considered-2013-12-05December 05, 2013|0 comments"Inside Llewyn Davis" a New York Times Critics' Pick; Oscar Isaac Talks with NPR's "All Things Considered" About Title Role
Inside Llewyn Davis, the new Coen brothers film set in the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961, is a New York Times Critics' Pick. The Times' A.O. Scott says Oscar Isaac "plays both Llewyn and the guitar with offhand virtuosity." The Wall Street Journal lauds “Isaac's phenomenal performance.” The actor discussed the role and the music on NPR's All Things Considered and on WNYC's Soundcheck, which you can listen to here, and in a Hollywood Reporter piece you can watch here. Time calls the soundtrack "a trove of sonic pleasure," and Rolling Stone calls it "pure pleasure."