Nicole Kidman Retrospective
Revisit 13 films from the Australian actor's lengthy career.
Maybe you loved her when she was riding BMX bikes with her curls trailing in the wind. Perhaps you know every word to every song she sings in Moulin Rouge!. Or, you could've enjoyed her villainous turn in Paddington. Whichever category fits, if you're a fan of Nicole Kidman then you'll want to make your way to the Ritz Cinema's latest retrospective. The Australian actor is in the spotlight weekly from Wednesday, April 7–Saturday, June 26, with 13 of her movies hitting the big screen.
Other highlights include Dead Calm and its sailing trip gone wrong, To Die For's icy tale of an aspiring TV presenter, the bumps and jumps of haunted house movie The Others, the page-to-screen dramas of The Portrait of a Lady and Kidman's phenomenal performance in Eyes Wide Shut. You'll be sampling some standout works from a number of great directors, too, given that the aforementioned films include movies by Baz Luhrmann, Gus Van Sant, Jane Campion and Stanley Kubrick.
The Hours, Dogville, The Stepford Wives, Birth and Margot at the Wedding round out the program — and yes, looks back at iconic pictures in themed lineups has been helping to fill Sydney's big screens while the new release slate has been forced to adapt to the pandemic.
Each movie screens at 7pm on a Wednesday night, except Paddington — which is on at the family-friendly time of 11am on a Saturday.