Full Movie Reviews
cacb3995 - wrote on 10/19/2017
Jennifer Lawrence plays a character only known as “mother”, she is the young wife of Javier Bardem’s “Him”, a writer who’s been struggling with writer’s block for some time. The two live in an old house on the field, isolated from the rest of the world. Their lives start spiraling out of control with the arrival of a mysterious man (Ed Harris) and his wife (Michelle Pfeiffer). The situation starts escalating becoming increasingly more surreal in nature, the house becomes full of unexpected guests, and Lawrence’s character begins to lose her mind.
The first thing that needs to be mentioned when discussing “mother!” is that a literal reading of the film will be impossible, or at least, it won’t take is anywhere interesting. Like I said, the events of the film do become all the more …
Matthew Brady - wrote on 10/08/2017
After giving it some thought, my mind has changed completely and how I admire the movie even more.
"mother!" is f**king nuts that by the end of it I was left speechless. What starts off as a slow burn thriller with sprinkle of mystery, turns into chaos of cruel humanity. Leaving a dark impression that left me shaking in shock which never happened before. Almost like I just witness murder.
The whole thing is one giant metaphor and is very clear of what it's trying to be. Despite the story being straight forward when you fully get a gasp of it, never did it come across pretentious, putting aside what people have said. The way it was told was so unique.
Darren Aronofsky brought what I call a 'disturbed honesty'. Something holy and yet so unholy. Dark and deep in the …