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THE NORTHMAN (2022)
Starring Alexander Skarsgård, Nicole Kidman, Anya Taylor-Joy, Ethan Hawke, Claes Bang, Willem Dafoe, Elliott Rose, Ralph Ineson, Björk and Kate Dickie. Directed by Robert Eggers.
BOMBSHELL (2020)
Starring Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie, John Lithgow, Kate McKinnon, Connie Britton, Mark Duplass, Rob Delaney, Malcolm McDowell and Allison Janney. Directed by Jay Roach.

REVIEWS Bombshell - An important yet uninspired look at Fox News’ sex scandal

THE GOLDFINCH (2019)
Starring Ansel Elgort, Finn Wolfhard, Aneurin Barnard, Oakes Fegley, Ashleigh Cummings, Willa Fitzgerald, Nicole Kidman, Jeffrey Wright, Luke Wilson and Sarah Paulson. Directed by John Crowley.

Theodore Theo Decker was 13 years old when his mother was killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The tragedy changes the course of his life, sending him on a stirring odyssey of grief and guilt, reinvention and redemption, and even love. Through it all, he holds on to one tangible piece of hope from that terrible day...a painting of a tiny bird chained to its perch. The Goldfinch.
DESTROYER (2019)
Starring Nicole Kidman, Tatiana Maslany, Sebastian Stan, Bradley Whitford, Toby Kebbell, Scoot McNairy, Toby Huss, James Jordan, Beau Knapp and Jade Pettyjohn. Directed by Karyn Kusama.

The moral and existential odyssey of LAPD detective Erin Bell who, as a young cop, was placed undercover with a gang in the California desert with tragic results. When the leader of that gang re-emerges many years later, she must work her way back through the remaining members and into her own history with them to finally reckon with the demons that destroyed her past.

REVIEWS Destroyer - A gritty, damaging neo-noir

AQUAMAN (2018)
Starring Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Yahya Abdul-Mateen Ii, Nicole Kidman, Temuera Morrison, Graham McTavish, Dolph Lundgren and Michael Beach. Directed by James Wan.

Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and to be a hero to the world.

REVIEWS Aquaman - The DC ocean opera shines on 4K
Aquaman - Worth sea-ing

BOY ERASED (2018)
Starring Lucas Hedges, Joel Edgerton, Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Joe Alwyn, Troye Sivan, Théodore Pellerin, Xavier Dolan, Cherry Jones and Flea. Directed by Joel Edgerton.

Jared, the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, is outed to his parents at age 19. Jared is faced with an ultimatum: attend a conversion therapy program – or be permanently exiled and shunned by his family, friends, and faith.

REVIEWS Boy Erased - All the best intentions, but never quite reaches them

THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER (2017)
Starring Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Barry Keoghan, Raffey Cassidy, Alicia Silverstone, Bill Camp, Sunny Suljic, Denise Dal Vera, William Cross and Kenneth Meyer. Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos.

Steven is a charismatic surgeon forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice after his life starts to fall apart and the behaviour of a teenage boy he has taken under his wing turns sinister.

REVIEWS The Killing Of A Sacred Deer - Revenge most bizarre

THE BEGUILED (2017)
Starring Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning, Colin Farrell, Oona Laurence, Angourie Rice, Addison Riecke, Emma Howard, Wayne Pére and Eric Ian. Directed by Sofia Coppola.

In a girls’ school in the state of Virginia in 1864 as the Civil War rages, The Miss Martha Farnsworth Seminary for Young Ladies has been sheltered from the outside world – until the day a wounded Union soldier is discovered nearby and taken in.

REVIEWS The Beguiled - A deliciously intoxicating gothic fable

LION (2017)
Starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, David Wenham and Sunny Pawar. Directed by Garth Davis.

At five years old, Brierley found himself 1,500km from home, having fallen asleep aboard a train bound for Calcutta. Scared and alone he was forced to live a life on the streets. Saved from an orphanage by an Australian couple, he was brought up in Tasmania always wondering if he would ever see his Indian family again. Aided by the support of his adopted parents and the technology of Google Earth, he was able to track down his Indian mother and family, ending a 25-year journey.

REVIEWS Lion - A raw and powerful journey of identity

THE FAMILY FANG (2016)
Starring Jason Bateman, Nicole Kidman, Christopher Walken and Maryann Plunkett. Directed by Jason Bateman.

When the elder Fangs go missing under mysterious circumstances, the siblings are forced to unpack long-dormant and unresolved issues from their unorthodox childhoods as they search for their parents.

REVIEWS The Family Fang - A terrific meditation of crimes committed in the name of art

SECRET IN THEIR EYES (2015)
Starring Julia Roberts, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Nicole Kidman, Lyndon Smith, Michael Kelly and Ross Partridge. Directed by Billy Ray.

A tight-knit team of rising FBI investigators – Ray and Jess, along with their District Attorney supervisor Claire – is suddenly torn apart when they discover that Jess’s teenage daughter has been brutally and inexplicably murdered.
STRANGERLAND (2015)
Starring Nicole Kidman, Joseph Fiennes, Hugo Weaving, Nicholas Hamilton and Maddison Brown. Directed by Kim Farrant.

A mystery-drama about a couple whose lives unravel after their two teenage children go missing in the harsh Australian desert. Selected for the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, Strangerland will be released mid 2015 across Australia.

REVIEWS Strangerland - Kidman still fails to inspire

PADDINGTON (2014)
Starring Ben Whishaw, Jim Broadbent, Julie Walters, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Nicole Kidman and Peter Capaldi. Directed by Paul King.

The journey of an optimistic and polite young bear from Peru who travels to London in search of a home and a family. When the Brown family invites him to stay with them, little do they realise how much comic mayhem one young bear will bring to their everyday family life.

REVIEWS Paddington - Where anyone can feel at home

BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP (2014)
Starring Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth and Mark Strong. Directed by Rowan Joffe.

After a traumatic accident, a woman has no recollection of her past, and begins to question the people who surround her.
GRACE OF MONACO (2014)
Starring Nicole Kidman, Milo Ventimiglia, Paz Vega, Tim Roth, Parker Posey, Frank Langella, Derek Jacobi, Geraldine Somerville, Roger Ashton-Griffiths and Nicholas Farrell. Directed by Olivier Dahan.

Set in 1962, six years after her celebrated Wedding of the Century, 'Grace Of Monaco' tells of a year in the life of one of the twentieth century's most iconic women - Grace Kelly - as she strived to reconcile her past and her present, a yearning for a return to the big screen with her newfound role as a mother of two, monarch of a European principality and wife to Prince Ranier III. While contemplating overtures from Alfred Hitchcock to return to her career in Hollywood, Grace found herself plunged into a personal crisis when Rainier's modernisation of an ailing Monaco was halted by French President Charles de Gaulle – who tried to reclaim the principality for France by force.
THE RAILWAY MAN (2013)
Starring Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, Jeremy Irvine, Sam Reid, Stellan Skarsgârd, Hiroyuki Sanada and Tanroh Ishida. Directed by Jonathan Teplitzky.

An extraordinary true story of heroism, inhumanity and the redeeming power of love based on Eric Lomax’s best-selling account of confronting his WWII torturer 30 years on, starring Academy Award®-winning actors Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman and rising star Jeremy Irvine (War Horse).

REVIEWS The Railway Man - Redemption of the highest order

MOULIN ROUGE! (2001)
Starring Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo, Jim Broadbent, Richard Roxburgh, Garry McDonald, Jacek Koman, Matthew Whittet, Kerry Walker and Caroline O'Connor. Directed by Baz Luhrmann.

REVIEWS Moulin Rouge! - Still spectacular (spectacular!), 20 years later

BUSH CHRISTMAS (1983)
Starring John Ewart, John Howard, Nicole Kidman and Mark Spain. Directed by Henri Safran.
KUBRICK BY KUBRICK
Starring Stanley Kubrick, Malcolm McDowell, Jack Nicholson, Peter Sellers, Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Roger Ebert and Kirk Douglas. Directed by Grégory Monro.

REVIEWS Kubrick by Kubrick - A low-key chat with a master of cinema

HOW TO TALK TO GIRLS AT PARTIES
Starring Elle Fanning, Nicole Kidman, Ruth Wilson, Matt Lucas, Mark Douglas, Elarica Gallacher, Joanna Scanlan, Alex Sharp, Ethan Lawrence and Nansi Nsue. Directed by John Cameron Mitchell.

Enn is a shy teenage punk rocker in 70s suburban England, with two close friends, Vic and John. One night they all sneak into a party where they meet a group of seemingly otherworldly girls; at first they think it’s a cult, but eventually come to realise the girls are actually from another world - outer space.

The leaders of this alien colony have a wicked plan in mind, but that doesn’t stop Enn from falling madly in love with Zan, one of the colony’s key members. Their burgeoning romance sets in motion a series of increasingly sensational events that will lead to the ultimate showdown of punks versus aliens, and test the bonds of friendship, family, and true love.

REVIEWS How To Talk To Girls At Parties - John Cameron Mitchell's punk sci-fi eleganza

THE PROM
Starring Meryl Streep, James Corden, Nicole Kidman, Kerry Washington, Andrew Rannells, Keegan-Michael Key, Jo Ellen Pellman, Ariana Debose, Mary Kay Place and Kevin Chamberlin. Directed by Ryan Murphy.

REVIEWS The Prom - The good, the bad, and the James Corden

THE UPSIDE
Starring Bryan Cranston, Kevin Hart, Nicole Kidman, Amara Karan, Julianna Margulies, Aja Naomi King, Golshifteh Farahani, Genevieve Angelson, Suzanne Savoy and Rachel Alana Handler. Directed by Neil Burger.

A comedic look at the relationship between a wealthy paraplegic and an unemployed man with a criminal record who's hired to help him.
PRODUCER
THE FAMILY FANG (2016)
Starring Jason Bateman, Nicole Kidman, Christopher Walken and Maryann Plunkett. Directed by Jason Bateman.

When the elder Fangs go missing under mysterious circumstances, the siblings are forced to unpack long-dormant and unresolved issues from their unorthodox childhoods as they search for their parents.

REVIEWS The Family Fang - A terrific meditation of crimes committed in the name of art

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