Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman in Faraway Downs

Faraway Downs makes something new out of Australia

Faraway Downs is a project director Baz Luhrmann undertook during the time when everyone was stuck at home due to COVID. Luhrmann was the director of 2008’s film Australia. He had miles of film in his garage from the making […]

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Merritt Wever in Roar

Review: Roar, a celebration of women

Roar is an 8 part anthology series. Each story is about a woman and a pointed women’s issue. The list of women in front of and behind the camera is compelling and should convince you to take a look at

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Nicole Kidman in Being the Ricardos

Review: Being the Ricardos

Being the Ricardos surprised me. I expected it to be an imitation of I Love Lucy and it wasn’t. It was a behind the scenes look into a pivotal week in the life of Lucille Ball (Nicole Kidman) and Desi

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A scene from Nine Perfect Strangers where people have dug their own graves

Nine Perfect Strangers: mystery and drama at a health resort

Nine Perfect Strangers is a complex series full of characters with secrets to reveal and surprises for the viewer. The series is from a novel by Liane Moriarty, who also wrote Big Little Lies. Moriarty is a master at taking

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Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant in The Undoing

Review: The Undoing

The Undoing earns my praise with its fascinating mystery, its skillful trickery and misdirection, and its suspenseful and thrilling finale. Created by David E. Kelley and directed by Susanne Bier, this series on HBO Max is a masterclass in storytelling

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Oakes Fegley in The Goldfinch

Review: The Goldfinch

The Goldfinch, based on the literary best seller by Donna Tartt, recreated the story from the book, but did it without emotion or excitement. The film is 2 1/2 hours of flat performances.

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Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, and Shailene Woodley in Big Little Lies

Review: Big Little Lies, season 1

When I read Liane Moriarty’s 2014 novel Big Little Lies I thought it was one of the best-written novels I’d ever read. Since then I’ve read everything I can find by Liane Moriarty. The novel became a TV series, created

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Nicole Kidman in Destroyer

Review: Destroyer

Destroyer is not an easy film to watch. Detective Erin Bell (Nicole Kidman) is not an easy woman to like. She’s a broken woman trying with her last ounce of energy to make right the mistakes of her past.

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