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Put everything on hold: the first trailer for the Coen Brothers' hugely anticipated "Inside Llewyn Davis" has wormed its way online, and it's pretty damn great. So let's jump right in... Perhaps the biggest thing to note here is how both visually and tonally, this is unlike anything the directorial siblings have done in their career, for the most part. Almost looking like a faded photograph, the camerawork by Bruno Delbonnel ("Across The Universe," "Harry Potter & The Half-Blood Prince") is pretty remarkable, really lending an authentic, lived-in vibe to the Greenwich Village scene of the '60s that the Coens are trying to evoke (regular cinematographer Roger Deakins was unavailable as he was shooting "Skyfall"). But standing out tall are the performances. Loosely based on the life of Dave van Ronk, an influential folk musician who inspired people like Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott and »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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