#7 Inside Llewyn Davis
Before Oscar Isaac became the internet's latest darling, he was snubbed for an Oscar nomination for Inside Llewyn Davis, the film that truly should have put him on the map, but for some reason didn't. This one follows Isaac as a folk singer in the 1960s struggling to make it big. Isaac is tremendous, the supporting cast is wonderful - Carey Mulligan, John Goodman, Justin Timberlake, and Adam Driver are all great, to name a few - the sense of setting is so strong and immersive, and it contains a few musical performances which are very, very solid. Even the joke song of the film is great. And, to top it all off, it has an awesome cat. More films need awesome cats.
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