Aziz’s review published on Letterboxd:
"George Washington Bridge? You throw yourself off the Brooklyn Bridge, traditionally. George Washington Bridge? Who does that?"
Llewyn is an asshole yes, but the Coens truly make you feel all of the hardships this damaged soul has faced, you simply can't hate the guy. When he sings he is swept away in a world full of soul that only he understands, he comes to life, and you see all of his problems go away in a matter of seconds. And when the Coens pull him back to the real world, you're more exasperated than he is, linking the audience with the lead character's own frustrations.
I saw myself in Llewyn, I feel I am Llewyn, striving for something but eventually failing even though you know you've made your greatest efforts. It shows you how life can be really hard, rough, and unfair. This movie is a complex ride, one that truly resonates deeply within me.
This definitely has been my personal favorite of the Coens so far……
and that soundtrack, goddamn.