Excerpt: I realize we’re a few months past the Oscars, but sometimes Oscar-nominated films come out on DVD/Blu-Ray after the fact. Such is the cast with “A Single Man”, starring Colin Firth. Firth is probably best known for his role as Mark Darcy the “Bridget Jones” movies as well as playing Mr.
Excerpt: Even as Tom Ford's writing-directing debut A Single Man was always destined for the hype (and distribution deal ) attending its Toronto Film Festival debut, it seemed equally bound to be beautiful, elegant and, well, good .
Summary: 'A Single Man' is an elegant, if depressing, period drama. Fashion designer Tom Ford has a clear vision and proves himself surprisingly adept at his transition to filmmaking. This may not be the type of movie you'll pull off the shelf to watch every Saturday night, but when the mood strikes for...
Excerpt: They say that life is what happens when you're busy making other plans, and for A Single Man's George Falconer (Colin Firth), you could take that even further: Life is what happens to George when he's making plans to die.
Excerpt: George (Colin Firth) is contemplating suicide. Everything is ready. He has notes lined up, his belongings are cared for, he has the suit he wants to be buried in ready, and his method is clear. He wants to shoot himself, but he can’t figure out how to do it.
Excerpt: A Single Man follows a day in the life of a gay man living in 1962. George’s (Colin Firth) day starts with the decision to kill himself, after he awakens to the disappointment that he’s still breathing.
Excerpt: A Single Man proves a film can look and feel like a 99-minute perfume commercial and still register as a poignant meditation on grief, memory, and loss. It’s the directorial debut of Tom Ford, a wildly successful fashion designer who luxuriates in impeccably composed images and unapologetic...