By Leah Rozen and Michelle Tauber
Updated December 21, 2009 12:00 PM


In his new movie A Single Man, British actor Colin Firth (below) hauntingly shows the emotional devastation of a man unable to publicly mourn a longtime lover’s death because, in 1962, to be gay was to be invisible. Fashion-designer-turned-director Tom Ford delivers a moving, but at times distractingly adlike pretty, movie.