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  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Nicole Kidman is just astonishing in Rabbit Hole - subtle, fierce, brutally funny, tender when you least expect it, and battered by the feelings that hit her when she forgets to duck. show more

  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    As a viewing experience, the film is by turns heartrending and stultifying, but mostly stultifying. show more

  • 88
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Profound and superbly acted, with a moving script superbly adapted from David Lindsay-Abaire's Pulitzer-winning play. show more

  • 80
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Nicole Kidman places the bereaved heroine of Rabbit Hole in a nether land between life and not-quite-life. Her beautiful performance transcends the specifics of the script, which David Lindsay-Abaire adapted from his play of the same name. show more

  • 75
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Wrenching, poignant, and quietly healing. show more

  • 40
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Kidman is able to draw you in even as the movie's solemn, morbid obviousness wears you out. show more

  • 60
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    The film does achieve moments of catharsis, but it can be heavy going. show more

  • 80
    Stephanie Zacharek Movieline

    Director John Cameron Mitchell - adapting David Lindsay-Abaire's play - has a surprisingly deft touch with this admittedly downbeat material; he builds dramatic intensity in subtle layers, rather than slapping it on with a trowel. show more

  • 85
    Ella Taylor NPR

    Mitchell brings respect, tenderness and a generous helping of his antic wit to Rabbit Hole, not to mention a rare gift for adding visual radiance to a talky stage play. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Entertaining and surprisingly amusing, under the circumstances. The film is in a better state of mind than its characters. Its humor comes, as the best humor does, from an acute observation of human nature. show more

  • May 07, 2011 jackd1207
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    Truly depressing.

  • May 05, 2011 videogods69
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    Brilliant, this fiilm coasts along on a as if it was a black shiny luxury hearse sliding on a track called grief and sorrow. the dialog and the silence work well against eachother. Kidman is brilliant and gives you a different performance as she didi in The Hours. It is also a susupense film where the darkness is hidden in the souls of the actors. Loved it and I am not easy to engage. Toby Ross

  • April 23, 2011 cookstoree2
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    Terrible, boring and Depressing!!! Waste of my good time!!! Terrible!!!

  • April 14, 2011 Llopezdonna
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    I like most of the charactor parts Nicole plays and I almost cried over just what I saw from the trailer . Nicole should have won an award over this movie. She's a great actress. I can hardly wait to see Rabbit Hole. Looks liike a good movie to watch. Alsdo has a good cast.

  • March 15, 2011 MatHam157
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    understated and underrated ... one of the best surprises of 2010. This is what a good script and excellent acing should look like.

  • March 01, 2011 ktlovesmovies
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    Best preformance Nicole Kidman has ever had. Stunned she didn't win the oscar.

  • January 26, 2011 cager97
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    Saw this movie last night....LOVED IT!!! Nicole has not had a film this good is long time!! Excellent performance!!! Aaron was equally impressive!! Very touching film!!! SEE IT!!

  • January 16, 2011 boyanna
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    This is a FORMULA movie from beginning to end....

  • January 15, 2011 Bronxguy919
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    This is an intelligent and sensitive movie and the acting by everyone was terrific

  • January 10, 2011 MVPaz12
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    Not impressed with this movie at all. I don't know what all the hype was about. Don't rush to the theatre for this one...wait for TV.

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