November 19, 2008 |
There's something undeniably screen-goddess-ish about Nicole Kidman, perfectly assembled and surprisingly tall as she strides into a suite at the Beverly Hills Hotel. After a camera crew shuts off its bright lights, the remaining dim table lamps giving her a warm, glamour-shot glow, she relaxes on the couch and confesses her passions. "I'm very committed to working for women now," she says of her occupations outside work and family.
November 12, 2008 |
Looks like the sexiest acting races in eons. For the first time since costarring in Oscar heavyweight "Titanic," screen heartthrobs Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet are back together in "Revolutionary Road" and pining for their own first wins. Real-life lovebirds Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt haven't been nominated in nearly a decade but now heat up the top races in separate films. And the academy may finally be smitten again with big, romantic epics thanks to Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman sizzling on screen in "Australia."
November 5, 2008
What is your favorite performance so far this year? 'I haven't seen a lot recently because I've got a baby . . . . I saw Kristin Scott Thomas in 'I've Loved You So Long.' It's a beautiful performance.' -- Nicole Kidman
November 2, 2008 |
Baz Luhrmann has a few points to make in "Australia," his World War II-era romantic epic starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman: points about the mixing of genres, untold stories of the country's involvement in the war and that even in the most brutal parts of his homeland, there is soul-moving beauty. "When I arrived there, I thought, 'This is going to be horrendous, shooting under these conditions,' " said Kidman of filming in Australia's rugged Northern Territory.
July 15, 2008 |
Kate Hudson is the latest addition to the star-studded cast of "Nine," an adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical. She joins Daniel Day-Lewis, Nicole Kidman, Judi Dench, Sophia Loren, Marion Cotillard and Penelope Cruz. The film, about an Italian film director, will be directed by Rob Marshall for producers Bob and Harvey Weinstein. Production is scheduled to begin Oct. 10. "Nine," which originally opened on Broadway in 1982 and was revived in 2003, is based on Fellini's autobiographical film "8 1/2 ."
December 21, 2007 |
Watching Nicole Kidman's evil Mrs. Coulter character, above left, in the furry fantasy "The Golden Compass" (she's into reeducating children by doing things to their souls) brings another character to mind: bestselling author and conservative pundit Ann Coulter. Indeed, upon further viewing, there are striking similarities. . . . *--* Mrs.