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A Single Man
7.7 out of 10

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Overall 6
6.0
Audio 6
6.0

A Single Man

BluRay Authority
28 January 2012
  • 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.
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A Single Man

Sound & Vision Magazine
14 March 2011
  • Excerpt: Set in Los Angeles in 1962, at the height of the Cuban missile crisis, it is the story of a British college professor who is struggling to find meaning to his life after the death of his long time partner.
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Overall 9
9.0

In Theaters: A Single Man

movieline
2 December 2010
  • 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.
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Overall 6
6.0

At TIFF: A Single Man

movieline
28 November 2010
  • 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 .
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Overall 7
7.0

A Single Man

High-Def Digest
27 July 2010
  • Conclusion: '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...
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Overall 8
8.0
Audio 8
8.0
Extras 4
4.0

A Single Man Review

DoBlu
13 July 2010
  • 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.
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A Single Man Blu-ray Review

BigPictureBigSound
12 June 2010
  • Excerpt: The Film A day in the life of a man intending to commit suicide gives the audience a greater look at the human condition in A Single Man . British professor George Falconer (Colin Firth) questions his life's meaning after his long time lover Jim (Matthew Goode) dies in a car accident.
  • Pros: Actors: Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Nicholas Hoult, Matthew Goode, Director: Tom Ford, Audio Languages: English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, Subtitles: English SDH, Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1, Number of Discs: 1, Rating: R, Studio: Sony Pictures, Release Date: July 6, 2010, Run Time: 100 minutes, List Pri...
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Overall 8
8.0

A Single Man

Cinema Blend
11 December 2009
  • 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.
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Overall 5
5.0

A Single Man Movie Review

BigPictureBigSound
10 December 2009
  • Summary: Set in 1962, this solid but over-directed adaptation follows a gay, fiftyish college professor who is in mourning for the untimely death of his younger lover.
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Overall 9
9.1

A Single Man

AV Club
10 December 2009
  • 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...
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