Solitary Man (Blu-ray)

Posted in: Disc Reviews by Gino Sassani on September 10th, 2010

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(out of 5)

Gino Sassani

Gino Sassani is a member of the Southeastern Film Critic's Association (SEFCA). He is a film and television critic based in Tampa, Florida. He's also the Senior Editor here at Upcomingdiscs. Gino started reviewing films in the early 1990's as a segment of his local television show Focus. He's an award-winning recording artist for Omega Records. Gino is currently working on his 8th album Merchants & Mercenaries. Gino took over Upcomingdiscs Dec 1, 2008. He works out of a home theater he calls The Reel World. Favorite films: The Godfather, The Godfather Part II, The Body Snatcher (Val Lewton film with Karloff and Lugosi, not the pod people film), Unforgiven, Gladiator, The Lion King, Jaws, Son Of Frankenstein, The Good, The Bad And The Ugly, and Monsters, Inc.

3 Comments

  1. Eduardo
    10/10/2010 @ 3:39 am

    I think it’s the kind of movie you need to live some complex situations in your life to understand people like Ben. If you are 20 maybe you’ll find it boring. But if you are late 40s maybe you’ll get something.
    I see my uncle in his character and somehow now I understand the way he goes.

  2. Eduardo
    10/10/2010 @ 3:47 am

    Best phrase: “I was once, honey. It doesn’t last.” Someday it will have sense to everyone.

  3. Jeff
    12/09/2010 @ 1:24 pm

    You are 100% correct about the fact you should not expect a comedy and that if you expect a dark character study you will love the movie. It’s an excellent and overlooked movie. Nice review.

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