Nicole Kidman

To the Lighthouse

To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf (read by Nicole Kidman) Bloomsbury (audiobook)

Sunday, 8 July, 2012, 12:00am

Shown the Dior

Two days before the Oscar ceremony, fashion publicists and stylists around town were more frenzied than usual: those whose A-list clients had settled on Dior for the night had to quickly regroup, after John Galliano was relieved of his duties from the illustrious house for an alleged anti-Semitic rant.

1 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Film focus

Settling into the visual hypnotism of The Golden Compass (HBO; tonight at 9pm), you'd be hard-pressed to find a reason for the hoopla surrounding this screen adaptation of Philip Pullman's young adult fantasy Northern Lights - the first novel in the trilogy His Dark Materials.

26 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Hollywood West

It's a unique phenomenon, but on Oscar night the most gorgeous women were also the most portly.

The red carpet - the world's ultimate catwalk - is usually a place for the very thin and super lithe. But when some of the stars hit the carpet outside the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood last Sunday night, among the most captivating were those who had a bit of a belly.

1 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

City's mania for fame irks stars


There are bumps and there are celebrity bumps. Then there is Nicole Kidman's bump, a modest swelling which has generated more headlines than the American presidential campaign since it was unveiled to the Sydney paparazzi.

24 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

The Golden Compass

Starring: Dakota Blue Richards, Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig

Directed by: Chris Weitz

Category: IIA

20 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Lone lensman gives paparazzi a bad name


They were words which chillingly brought to mind the death of Princess Diana in Paris a decade ago.

Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman told a court this week how she was reduced to tears after her car was chased through the streets of Sydney by a local paparazzo.

22 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Happy Feet: Music from the Motion Picture

Listening to a soundtrack is an easy way for moviegoers to relive a favourite movie. Happy Feet: Music from the Motion Picture is a perfect summary of a fun family film.

The film is about an Antarctic emperor penguin who, unlike his peers, takes up tap-dancing rather than singing. As a result, he struggles to be accepted by the others and can't find a date.

7 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Question of the week: What's your favourite TV show?

Jennifer Cheng, 16

Nip/Tuck. A series about superficiality that's not superficial at all. It aims to shock, but as the characters and plot are unveiled, you realise how intricate the show is. It illustrates that, while people spend their entire lives trying to look beautiful, this attitude can cause trouble in a lot of ways.

Steven Lee, 15

10 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Movies from Down Under

Next month's Australian Film Festival hopes to show that the country's screen talent isn't limited to Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe.

The Commonwealth Bank Australian Film Festival, running from September 8-23, will present the latest features and short films from Down Under.

25 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Glitterati arrive for Nicole's nuptials

Even by Sydney standards, the hoopla surrounding today's marriage of movie star Nicole Kidman and country music singer Keith Urban is unprecedented.

For a nation largely bereft of bluebloods, the couple are the nearest to homegrown royalty Australia has produced.

25 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Kidman coy over wedding rumours in first China trip

Nicole Kidman made her first public appearance in China yesterday, with a ring on her finger that fuelled speculation of imminent nuptials.

Kidman managed to dodge questions about the rumoured wedding, despite the presence of more than 200 journalists. Tabloid media has reported that the actress is due to marry country singer Keith Urban in Sydney as early as next week.

18 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Plenty of sex in the Blue Room, but what's love got to do with it?

When Arthur Schnitzler's play Reigen - a series of vignettes depicting characters in various sexual liaisons - opened in 1921, the Vienna police immediately shut it down because of its scandalous content. In 1998, the play resurfaced in the form of an adaptation by British playwright Sir David Hare called The Blue Room.

26 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Mediocre, not magical

Bewitched is a romantic comedy about a naive witch Isabel, played by Nicole Kidman, who is trying to leave her carefree life as a witch behind her and lead the life of a normal woman instead.

11 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

A mixed bag

Jessica Simpson and Nicole Kidman have one and now you can too. A hot item in the United States and Japan, Devi Kroell's handbags have finally arrived in Hong Kong and are available exclusively at Seibu (Pacific Place, Admiralty, tel: 2971 3888). Prices range from $5,990 to $8,990.

2 Jan 2005 - 12:00am