#149 – The Wrestler


The only thing more impressive than Mickey’s performance in The Wrestler is the condition of Marisa Tomei’s body – this ultimately tender tale is a further example that Aronofsky doesn’t make bad films.


#143 – A Single Man


Tom Ford’s debut is as you’d expect, a master-piece of a portfolio – that said A Single Man is also smart and not just in the cut of its cloth, it has been referred to as beautiful by everyone and his faux hip fashionista fuck buddy, yet Ford has been clever – to me the film was mostly about the act of looking, seeing and watching… and how nicely does that sit with aesthetic pleasure?