Nicole Kidman Loves Paddington’s Family Appeal

Opening stateside January 16, Paddington centers on the titular Peruvian bear’s (voiced by Cloud Atlas actor Ben Whishaw) attempts to find a new home in London. Although there are people who are more than happy to give Paddington a new home (Sally Hawkins plays a nurturing matriarch), he also encounters a bit of adversity in the form of Millicent (Nicole Kidman) a taxidermist who’s filled with ill intent.
Paddington - The Weinstein Company
Paddington – The Weinstein Company

For Kidman, taking part in Paddington was a delightful experience. “They always say if you have a great time making a movie (it’s) not going to be any good,” said Kidman who was seen last year in the thriller Before I Go To Sleep“But this movie is good and we had a really good time.”

Click on the media bar below to hear Nicole Kidman talk about the reaction she received from her 74-year-old mom and 4-year-old daughter after they watched Paddington:

‘Big Eyes’ Featurette Centers On Walter Keane’s Big Lies

Opening December 25, Big Eyes is the true story of Margaret Keane (Amy Adams), a woman who claimed she was the true artist behind Walter Keane’s (Christoph Waltz) work.

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Directed by Tim Burton, the feature deals with Margaret’s journey in stepping out of the shadows of her husband’s popularity and claiming what is rightfully hers.

The new Big Eyes featurette, exclusively available on Yahoo! Screen, contains archival footage of Walter Keane that hasn’t been viewed by the public in over 40 years (it was revealed on last week’s installment of CBS Sunday Morning).

(L-R) AMY ADAMS and CHRISTOPH WALTZ star in BIG EYES
(L-R) AMY ADAMS and CHRISTOPH WALTZ star in BIG EYES
The featurette also contains interviews with Margaret Keane, clips from the movies, and interviews with Big Eyes writers/producers Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski.