It happens, whether because of campaigning or a mistake or a misguided sense that certain perfs should be pushed where they don't belong.
And it seems to pay off because all these people won their categories (with one still pending, but building steam).
Nicole Kidman likes her men cute but sometimes a little fey, so Australian country singer Keith Urban seems like the perfect match for her.
And now we get to see just what she sees in him.
As Nicole recently jogged through France looking like a fembot, Keith was hanging by a pool in Speedos that c ... More >>
I discussed that in a spicy and informative webcam interview with Goldderby.com's Tom O'Neil.
I pointed out that Nicole Kidman is getting Oscar nomination buzz for her role as a human Barbie in The Paperboy, even though her perf wasn't terribly good--with the emphasis on terribly.
Tom points out t ... More >>
A Maureen Orth-penned story in the new Vanity Fair goes full speed ahead with a rumor we've long heard--that after Tom Cruise's split with Nicole Kidman in 2001, Scientology conducted a casting call to find a replacement, auditoning women in what was basically the biggest star search since Scarlett ... More >>
In Moulin Rouge, Nicole Kidman famously said "oui-oui!" but nowadays she's cooing "Wee-wee!"
The Oscar winner appears in Lee Daniels' The Paperboy, a hothouse, grindhouse, hyperactive period piece which just got a mixed review at Cannes.
It's apparently full of all kinds of outrageous behavior, an ... More >>
This is from Joan's hilarious new book, I Hate Everyone...Starting With Me:
"First of all, he's always got this shit-eating grin on his face, like he just got a note from his managers telling him that Mimi Rogers and Nicole Kidman are extending their confidentiality agreements.
"Second, in TV int ... More >>
As you may have heard, Nicole Kidman is negotiating to play Princess Grace Kelly in the movie Grace of Monaco.
The film, directed by the guy who did La Vie en Rose, will be set in 1962, during a period when the movie-star-turned-princess tried to save Monaco from a potential catastrophe.
On PBS last night, the legendary star of Funny Girl was shown in her return to the Village Vanguard.
I'm talking about Lauren Ambrose!
Kidding. It was someone named Babs Streisand.
And she was like butter.
And I'm proud of her.
At last night's performance of the Broadway play Good People--right at a climactic plot moment, when the audience was on the edge of their seats, waiting for information about the baby--a cell phone boldly rang in the house.
The audience gasped. The actors ... More >>
Is that a stretch?The always game Nicole Kidman -- who's Oscar nominated for Rabbit Hole -- appears in the new Adam Sandler/Jennifer Aniston comedy Just Go With It.And according to the Variety review, she shouldn't have just gone with it.
via Faces Of The Last Season of OprahThis week on the final season of Oprah we were treated to her voyage to the land down under. And of course, she blew our freaking minds away. She said, "Everyone has Australia on their bucket lists but people are scared of coming here because the flight ta ... More >>
The last year in Broadway theater saw the appearances of names like Scarlett Johansson and Catherine Zeta-Jones not just on stages, but in the same award categories as their Loyal-to-New-York-Theater co-stars. The trending caused our own lead theater critic Michael Feingold to pen an epic scr ... More >>
He's already given you Hedwig and the Angry Inch and Nicole Kidman's upcoming film Rabbit Hole, which he's directed.
And now John Cameron Mitchell and his buddy Brent have an offer for their friends.
They happen to have a house on the island of Vieques (off the east coast of Puerto Rico), a ... More >>
The problem with ever being on a reality TV show is that if anything happens to put you in the public eye again (or if you put yourself there on purpose), people are gonna dig up clips of that old show -- where, say, you professed your love for plastic surgery and your desire for 32 DD-breast ... More >>
Nine is the all-star musical film based on the Broadway show, which in turn was based on the Fellini flick 8 1/2, about an Italian director who's surrounded by scads of exasperating yet titillating women.
Well, the trailer makes it looks like a gorgeous melange of Italianisma, as directed by Rob ... More >>
The New York Times looks at the box office health of Broadway and pronounces it sound. To them the strong audiences for previews of West Side Story "represent a clear fact amid the uncertainty about the near-term future of the Broadway economy: Audiences have not given up on the theater at this poin ... More >>