A Single Man
On the posters and advertisements, it might seem like a dramatic romance between Colin Firth and Julianne Moore, but A Single Man is actually the story of a college professor struggling through life after the death of his partner (Matthew Goode). In his review, Eugene Novikov pointed out the high and low points of the film: "despite the shaky start, Ford finds an elegant, striking way of bringing this material to the screen. Much of A Single Man is an elegiac tone poem, rendered haunting by Ford's beautifully composed images, and propelled by a gorgeous, somewhat Philip Glass-like musical score by little-known Polish composer Abel Korzeniowski." Rent it on DVD or Blu-ray.

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Brooklyn's Finest
Antoine Fuqua whips up a drama that digs into what happens when three New York City cops (Richard Gere, Ethan Hawke, Don Cheadle) are involved in a huge drug operation. In his review, Eric D. Snider noted that while it's like "a lot of other movies about rogue cops driven by personal agendas," the "solid casting" helps. Though the three leads have had better films, "Brooklyn's Finest gives them each the opportunity to play a meaty, serious role." Rent it on DVD or Blu-ray.

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