Inside Llewyn Davis

Directed by Joel & Ethan Coen (2013) In Joel and Ethan Coen’s Inside Llewyn Davis (2013), the title character (Oscar Isaac), a folksinger in the early 60s Greenwich Village scene, seems to have ninety-nine problems; and an errant orange kitty named Ulysses is most certainly one. To be fair, Ulysses’ penchant for escaping through open … Continue reading Inside Llewyn Davis

Clybourne Park

Guthrie Theater Directed by Lisa Peterson The Guthrie’s current production of Clybourne Park (2010), written by Bruce Norris and directed by Lisa Peterson, makes for a worthwhile night at the theater, as it gives viewers the chance to watch skilled actors make something entertaining and, at times, powerful, out of words and ideas that hold … Continue reading Clybourne Park