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Serious Forms of Flattery?

Posted in Cinéma by petercombe on October 17, 2009

Tom Ford’s new movie ‘A Single Man’, looks like a total yawn fest. Besides the obvious decorative nod to ‘Mad Men’, it seems he’s been mining Pedro Almodovar’s cinematic oeuvre. Below is an example amongst the numerous found in the trailer. A still from ‘A Single Man’, followed by a still from Almodovar’s ‘All About My Mother’.

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Plus – Abel Korzeniowski, the film’s composer seems to be channeling Almodovar’s Alberto Iglesias.

Click ‘play’ and prepare for the longest 2 minutes……

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