"For the character, I thought a lot about the comedy of resilience. Buster Keaton was someone that came to mind. He had quite an impassive face with a melancholic stare on it. All of these crazy things could be happening, he could be falling in love or a building could be falling on him, but it was all internalized." —Oscar Isaac on playing Llewyn Davis
"We’re walking down the street in New York and in New York the paparazzi guys sometimes ride around on bikes and they ride ahead of you and get to the end of the block and start snapping pics and they want to get you picking your nose or whatever.
"So I said to Bateman ‘Let’s have fun at their expense’ and just grabbed his hand. Which he was way too cool with. Sweaty palms, I’ll just say that. I feel like his internal monologue was ‘Finally…!’
"I wanted to make it look like we were just two guys out doing a little afternoon shopping in the Village, which is… actually what we were doing, so who’s the joke on…
"By the way, you can tell by the photo, I’m the top. Obvie." - [x]
It may have been less effective without the v-necks.