Tag Archives: Annette Bening

Cinema Review – 20th Century Women

In late 1970s California, Dorothea (Annette Bening) and her son Jamie (Lucas Jade Zumann) live together in a large house, along with lodgers Abbie (Greta Gerwig) and William (Billy Crudup). The film navigates the relationships that Jamie forms between his mother, his housemate and Julie (Elle Fanning) the girl he has a crush on and who climbs in his window to sleep beside him every night. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Danny Collins

Danny Collins (Al Pacino) is an ageing rocker who still performs, but has never managed to give up the hard partying life of a rockstar. All of this changes when his manager Frank (Christopher Plummer) gives him a latter written by John Lennon, a letter written to Danny at the start of his career, a letter that never got to him until now. Danny dumps his cheating girlfriend and heads to pastures new… New Jersey. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Ruby Sparks

Calvin (Paul Dano) was a successful writer when he was a teenager. Since then, he has struggled to follow up his first novel, but that all changes when he dreams of, then writes about a character called Ruby Sparks, who he somehow wills to life. Continue reading

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