Thursday, February 11, 2010
Though I'm not gearing up this year to see every movie nominated for an Academy Award, I did go see a couple of movies this week.
First up was "A Single Man," Tom Ford's beautifully photographed movie about a man grieving over the loss of his partner. I doubt that life in Santa Monica in 1962 was ever that beautiful but I enjoyed seeing the world through Tom Ford's eyes and his obvious obsession with accessories.
Last night I saw Pedro Almodovar's "Broken Embraces" starring the stunning Penelope Cruz. Almodovar is one of my favorite film-makers/story-tellers. Here he tells a great story about a film-maker determined to finish his picture. Not as over-the-top as some other PA movies, but absolutely worth seeing.