Intimate and indie, Rabbit Hole is the kind of movie Nicole Kidman doesn't make very much anymore — but probably should. After a string of misbegotten big-screen bombs like Australia, The Golden Compass, and Nine, Kidman gets to settle down here and really act (in a film adapted by Shortbus director John Cameron Mitchell from the David Lindsay-Abaire play), and at the Toronto Film Festival, her performance attracted so much buzz that Lionsgate picked up the movie, slotted it for a December release, and threw Kidman into the Oscar derby. It's a meaty role — Kidman plays a grieving mother opposite Aaron Eckhart as her husband — and the trailer provides ample evidence that Kidman could join this year's crowded Best Actress category (though like so many potential nominees this year, she comes complete with her own looming Norbit: the Adam Sandler comedy Just Go With It, which comes out next February at the epicenter of awards season).
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