Posts Tagged ‘suicide’

Colin Firth (George), Julianne Moore (Charley), Nicholas Hoult (Kenny), Matthew Goode (Jim). Screenplay by Tom Ford. Directed by Tom Ford. Rating: 12. Running time: 94 minutes. It really doesn’t surprise me to learn that Tom Ford, the director of A Single Man, used to be a fashion designer. This is a film so pain-stakingly beautiful that […]


Toshirô Mifune (Tajômaru), Machiko Kyô (Masako Kanazawa), Masayuki Mori (Takehiro Kanazawa), Takashi Shimura (Woodcutter), Minoru Chiaki (Priest), Kichijirô Ueda (Commoner). Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Screenplay by Akira Kurosawa. Rating: 12. Running time: 88 minutes. The opening line of Rashômon is ‘I don’t understand.’ Nor do I, completely. It feels like the type of film so rich in its […]


When Michael Berg, a shy, reserved adolescent, comes down with fever and must stop in the rain on his way home to vomit on the pavement, a woman walks by and comforts him and ensures he is okay. After three months in bed recovering, Michael returns to where he had met her to deliver flowers […]