Trailerama: A Single Man

Designer Tom Ford makes his directorial debut with an adaptation of the Christopher Isherwood novel. An English professor spends his day grieving for his dead lover. The glib thing to say is that the results look like a perfume commercial. The rampant visual fetishization of the 1960s and the presence of Colin Firth and Julianne Moore and all their attendant actorial baggage, however, is certainly intriguing.

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