Annette Bening

Life Itself

By Hannah Woodhead

Dan Fogelman’s starry New York soap opera is a staggering waste of talent and money.

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The Seagull

By Romy Somerset

A star-studded ensemble can’t save this latest adaptation of Chekhov’s famous play from mediocrity.

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Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool

By Phil Concannon

Annette Bening and Jamie Bell prove a likeable pairing in this otherwise bland Gloria Grahame biopic.

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In praise of Annette Bening’s difficult women

By Matthew Eng

From Bugsy to American Beauty and now 20th Century Women, the actor has always relished playing characters that ask us to look deeper.

20th Century Women

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Annette Bening anchors this delightful, deeply personal comedy-drama from writer/director Mike Mills

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Mike Mills: ‘Filmmaking isn’t therapy for me, I don’t cry on set’

By David Jenkins

The director of 20th Century Women discusses his personalised cine-poem written to his late mother.

Watch the first gorgeous trailer for 20th Century Women

By Little White Lies

A stellar female cast head-up this intriguing looking drama from writer/director Mike Mills.

The Kids Are All Right

By Adam Woodward

Annette Bening and Julianne Moore shine in this searingly funny tale of middle-age anxiety.

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