Posts Tagged ‘Nicole Kidman’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Big Little Lies”

  It’s odd for a successful TV series to be asked to justify its continued existence, but that’s where HBO’s BIG LITTLE LIES found itself after the network looked at the Season 1 ratings (not just high bu...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Big Little Lies”

  BIG LITTLE LIES:  Sunday 9PM on HBO There are two notable additions to the second season of HBO’s BIG LITTLE LIES–one of whom has understandably been talked about much more than the other–as well as a ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Toronto Film Festival Reviews: “Boy Erased” & “Vita & Virginia”

  BOY ERASED (Focus/Universal – November 2):  Joel Edgerton’s film is the second of the year concerning gay conversion therapy, and its tone is far more conventional than The Miseducation of Cameron Post.  Lu...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Toronto Film Festival Reviews: “Destroyer” & “Climax”

  DESTROYER (Annapurna – Dec. 25):  Another fractured-time thriller, this one trickier than most, because the script by Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi features a sort of time-loop within a loop.  All that structural fa...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Big Little Lies”

  BIG LITTLE LIES was a bait and switch of the highest order.  The show was marketed as a murder mystery, and the fragmentary flashforwards early on confirmed the idea that this was where the story was headed.  But the k...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Big Little Lies”

  BIG LITTLE LIES:  Sunday 9PM on HBO – DVR Alert We no longer blink when movie stars sign on for TV work, and this week’s arrivals are Oscar winners Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman, not to mention Shailen...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

TORONTO FILM FESTIVAL Day 3 Capsule Reviews: A Monster Calls, Lion, The Bleeder, Colossal & Elle

  COLOSSAL (no distrib):  Well, you haven’t seen this take on sci-fi spectacles before.  In Nacho Vigalondo’s whatzit, party girl Gloria (Anne Hathaway) and her hometown friend Oscar (Jason Sudeikis) discover...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY @ SUNDANCE 2013: “Stoker”

  STOKER is the kind of swank, elegant horror movie we don’t see very often in these days of unkillable chainsaw-wielding serial killers who make awful use of human remains.  It’s chilling, more than a little...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

2012: THE YEAR’S HONORABLE MENTIONS (And More)

  Showbuzzdaily’s Top 10 Films of 2012 can be found here, and the Worst 10 are here.  But there were other movies this year worth remembering: HONORABLE MENTIONS CLOUD ATLAS (Warners – October – written ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY RETROSPECTIVE REVIEW: Joel Schumacher’s “Batman Forever”

  As Alex in A Clockwork Orange would say, this is the real and like tragic part of the story beginning, O my brothers.  After Batman Returns undergrossed Batman by $90M in the US, Warners, you might say, freaked out.  A...
by Mitch Salem