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Movie Review: mother! (2017)

Jennifer Lawrence comes of age.  Jennifer Lawrence escapes the Katniss Everdeen label she acquired in the highly successful Hunger Games trilogy.  Jennifer Lawrence finally has on-screen staircase-and-into-the-bedroom sex; reveals her breasts (almost—they may not be hers); uses the f-word, twice; and, as is… 944 more words


Mother! (Aronofsky, 2017) and Super Dark Times (Phillips, 2017)

Mother! is probably my favorite Aronofsky film since The Wrestler. It can be frustrating, and is pretty hilarious to watch in a big multiplex (which I did, alongside a really uncomfortable, largely unhappy crowd. 1,103 more words

Mother! film review *****

Mother! 28th September 2017

What the dickens was that all about.

My guess is that director Darren Aronofsky, as with his previous films, is not entirely sure himself. 604 more words


Mother! (2017) - 2/5

Ecstatic as I was to experience yet another psychological thriller by the genius of Darren Aronofsky, I ignored the few bad reviews that had appeared online and ventured into the movie theatre. 438 more words



Director Darren Aronofsky latest film Mother! was graded F by CinemaScore. After watching this psychological horror, it’s clear why audiences weren’t fond of the film. 283 more words

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“mother!” is Aronofsky’s Boldest and Best

By Tyler Stevens, Contributing Writer 

Darren Aronofsky, the bold, brash, and often unclassifiable auteur behind such modern classics as “Requiem for a Dream”, “The Wrestler”, and “Black Swan”, has never been known for his subtlety.   469 more words



THERE MUST BE a perfectly sound, logical explanation for why actors of such talent as Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Badem, not to mention Michelle Pfeiffer and Ed Harris would want to lend their talents and good names to such unspeakable bad, mind foggingly nonsensical gibberish as “Mother!” 430 more words