Nicole Kidman

The Undoing (2020)

Grace (Nicole Kidman) and Jonathan Fraser (Hugh Grant) live the perfect life of the wealthy elite in New York City. She is a successful psychologist, sensitive and kind. He is an oncologist for children, which should qualify him for sainthood. Their cute (but luckily not precocious) son attends an exclusive private school. Basically, they are living …

The Undoing (2020) Read More »

Bombshell (2019)

Kicking off just before the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, the film follows the rocky trajectory of two of Ailes’ most famous accusers: Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly (Charlize Theron) and Fox & Friends co-host Gretchen Carlson (Nicole Kidman). Each one is at a different point in her career and is weighing different stakes: Kelly’s star …

Bombshell (2019) Read More »

Boy Erased

Lucas Hedges stars as Jared Eamons, a happy if conflicted 19-year-old freshman and the son of devout Baptists Marshall (Russell Crowe) and Nancy (Nicole Kidman). But when Jared finds himself attracted to, and then sexually assaulted by, an attractive dorm-mate (Joe Alwyn), his internal struggle with his sexuality becomes a very public problem, as word …

Boy Erased Read More »

Boy Erased

In Boy Erased, Lucas Hedges shows that his Oscar nomination was no fluke. As Southern boy Jared Eamons, he’s a good kid that seems to live on the periphery of his own life. He flinches when his girlfriend reaches for him (hiding behind the excuse of being decent and respectful), and finds it easier just …

Boy Erased Read More »

The Beguiled (2017)

Spanish moss. Oak-lined plantation roads. Shimmering lazy heat. A white columned mansion. Genteel young Southern ladies in white dresses practicing their French verb conjugation. It seems idyllic, except it is 1864. The two teachers and their handful of remaining young wards can hear the distant booming of cannons and see columns of smoke off over …

The Beguiled (2017) Read More »

Rabbit Hole

Becca (Nicole Kidman) and Howie (Aaron Eckhart) are a long-married couple dealing with the grief of losing their only child. Their 4-year-old son was hit by a car 8 months earlier while chasing the family dog across the street in front of their house. Dealing with their loss is ripping them apart as a couple, …

Rabbit Hole Read More »

The Hours

The Nose. Much hubbub has been made about The Nose. Specifically Nicole Kidman’s prosthetic nose in her role as Virginia Woolf in the film adaptation of Michael Cunningham’s acclaimed novel The Hours. Apparently test audiences didn’t even recognize her in the film, and wondered if they had missed something. But The Nose is hard to …

The Hours Read More »

Scroll to Top