20TH CENTURY WOMEN (Movie Review)

20thcenturywomen
**1/2 out of ****
Rated R
(for sexual material, strong language, some nudity, and brief drug use)
Released:  December 25, 2016 limited; January 20, 2017 wide
Runtime: 118 minutes
Director: Mike Mills
Starring: Annette Bening, Greta Gerwig, Lucas Jade Zumann, Elle Fanning, Billy Crudup

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My review of 20th Century Women, for The Tulsa Voice.

This late-1970s nostalgia trip isn’t “strong enough to clearly define its characters or make its points”, but a superb performance from Annette Bening “imbues the material with a specificity it otherwise lacks” as she “towers over an ensemble stuck in the malaise of its archetypes.”

To read the full review, click here.

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