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: 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.
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: 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 .
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...
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: 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...
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...