mother!, you probably think you've got a pretty good idea of what to expect: some kind of haunted-house horror about a couple (Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem) whose blissful existence is upended by the arrival of some unexpected guests (Ed Harris and Michelle Pfeiffer). 

And, well, that's not wrong, exactly. But it's really not even the half of it. What mother! actually turns out to be is something far bolder and bigger.

Some people will come away bowled over by its ambitions and artistry. Many will be annoyed to discover it's not the film the trailer is selling. Still others will react with ambivalence. All of those people will leave the theater wanting to talk about it afterward. Read more...

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Jennifer Lawrence’s ‘mother!’ is designed to get people talking, that’s for sure

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If you've seen the promos for Darren Aronofsky's mother!, you probably think you've got a pretty good idea of what to expect: some kind of haunted-house horror about a couple (Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem) whose blissful existence is upended by the arrival of some unexpected guests (Ed Harris and Michelle Pfeiffer). 

And, well, that's not wrong, exactly. But it's really not even the half of it. What mother! actually turns out to be is something far bolder and bigger.

Some people will come away bowled over by its ambitions and artistry. Many will be annoyed to discover it's not the film the trailer is selling. Still others will react with ambivalence. All of those people will leave the theater wanting to talk about it afterward. Read more...

More about Movies, Jennifer Lawrence, Tiff, Darren Aronofsky, and Mother
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