Posts Tagged ‘Nicole Kidman’

Review: Being the Ricardos

— by BEV QUESTAD — Aaron Sorkin, writer/director beloved for “West Wing,” gets two rotten apples from me for his recent film, “Being the Ricardos.” Admittedly his mission was ambitious, taking us into one panicked week of artistic conflict, political crisis and personal betrayal [...]

Review: Bombshell

— by BEV QUESTAD — The leering male staff made comments and others made demands. The pseudo-strong females were demeaned and coerced. Gretchen Carlson (Nicole Kidman), a prior Miss America and a Stanford grad, was the first to rise up. This is her story and it is a good one. Young girls [...]

Review: The Beguiled

— by RON WILKINSON — Filled with the simmering sensuality of Nicole Kidman’s “Dogville,” this movie starts out slow and builds to a delicious climax. Based on the 1966 novel by Thomas Cullinan, the story starts with a young girl from the nearby Farnsworth Seminary singing in the Vi[...]

Review: Before I Go To Sleep

— by RON WILKINSON — Nicole Kidman gives it her best shot but there is simply not enough going on in Rowan Joffe’s psychological drama to make it work. The lack of plot is aggravated by the bizarre use of jarring loud noises and the guessing games the audience goes through trying to un[...]

Trailer: Stoker

— by CHERRY BELL — After Wentworth Miller’s four-year stint as Michael Scofield on the hit television series “Prison Break,” fans haven’t seen much of him around excluding 2010’s “Resident Evil Afterlife” and 2012’s “Loft” and &[...]

Trailer: The Paperboy

— by ALEXA MILAN — Zac Efron has worked steadily since his days starring in a certain mega-successful Disney franchise. But despite gravitating toward more serious roles in movies like “Me and Orson Welles” and “Charlie St. Cloud,” he’s still best known as t[...]

Six Clips from ‘Just Go With It’

— by SEAN GERSKI — One of the strangest things about saving up a TV show on your DVR and watching all of the episodes in a row is tracking the commercials. If you don’t just skip right through them, you can watch a strange passage of time. You can watch the commercials start in [&h[...]

Under Review: ‘Rabbit Hole’

— by ADAM POYNTER — “Rabbit Hole” is a new drama starring Nicole Kidman and Aaron Eckhart. It was adapted from an award-winning play and is directed by John Cameron Mitchell, a multi-talented actor, producer and director. Although his main focus has been television and smalle[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Just Go With It’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Back in the days of “Happy Gilmore,” “The Wedding Singer” and “Big Daddy,” Adam Sandler’s movies were must-sees. But especially during the past few years, I’ve found his movies to be less and less watchable. His most rece[...]

Five Clips from ‘Rabbit Hole’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — Becca (Nicole Kidman) and Howie (Aaron Eckhart) are a fairly happy couple with a 4-year-old same named Danny. One day, Danny follows his puppy into the street and is fatally hit by a car. Naturally, Becca and Howie enter the nightmare of all nightmares — griev[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Rabbit Hole’

— by ADAM POYNTER — We’ve all experienced loss in one way or another and we know the pain and heightened emotions you can go through while working your way through the grieving process. It can be an extremely hard thing to get through even if it isn’t you, but someone you love who is[...]

‘Batman Forever’ (1995)

— by CHAS BLANKENSHIP — Conflicted by his thirst for justice and desire for happiness, Bruce Wayne finds redemption in orphaned acrobat Dick Grayson. Taking the boy in, the caped crusader forms an alliance with Robin the Boy Wonder…just in time to tackle the dual threat[...]

The Top 5 Razzies Snubs

— by CAM SMITH — Sure, it’s one thing to get all up in arms over the Oscar nominations. They’re the industry-standard in terms of awards, and we all feel passionate about what encapsulates the best of any given year, and want to see those responsible for profoundly moving and wowing [...]

Under Review: ‘Nine’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — “Nine” is like the “Big Mouth Billy Bass” advertised on late-night television; it sings, it dances and it works as a wall-ornament, but it also lacks emotion. And though Rob Marshall’s third film works as a sub-par musical, it is[...]