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Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Sean Kelly

My Thoughts on A Single Man

This film won Colin Firth the Best Actor award at the Venice Film Festival, so I was curious to see this film as far back as TIFF.

The film follows a homosexual English professor, who is struggling to get over the death of his longtime partner.

Firth's performance is definitely the most notable thing about this film, which I though was a standard drama.  I did like an interesting touch to the film in how the colour palette of the film would become brighter or faded based of Firth's mood.

Overall it was a decent film and I wouldn't be surprised if Firth gets a Oscar nomination.

8/10

Sean Kelly

About Sean Kelly -

Sean Patrick Kelly is a self-described ├╝ber-geek, who has been an avid film lover for all his life. He graduated from York University in 2010 with an honours B.A. in Cinema and Media Studies and he likes to believe he knows what he’s talking about when he writes about film (despite occasionally going on pointless rants).