Tom Ford
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Colin Firth scores Oscar nod for his role in A Single Man

Colin Firth has been nominated for a best actor award at the Oscars for his portrayal of a gay professor in A Single Man. 

Asked about his chance of winning, Firth told the UK’s Metro: “God knows. I’m trying not to think about it. You don’t know how
much you’ve vested in something until you have a disappointment.”

Watch our interviews with the cast of A Single Man and director Tom Ford, from last fall:

 
Read Xtra’s review of A Single Man – “one of the best gay movies ever.
 
Firth is going up against Jeff Bridges (Crazy Heart), George Clooney (Up in the Air), Morgan Freeman (Invictus) and Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker).

See the full list of nominations at Oscar.com. The award show airs Sun, Mar 7.


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