Darren Aronofsky’s ‘mother!’ Early Buzz: A Delirious, Divisive Horror Movie Designed to Attack Its Audience
Posted on Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 by Hoai-Tran Bui
The mother! early reviews are out and critics are both perplexed by and in praise of Darren Aronofsky‘s insane sensory assault of a movie.
The psychological horror film about a couple played by Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem who suddenly find themselves hosting suspicious strangers at their remote home (Ed Harris and Michelle Pfeiffer), debuted at the Venice Film Festival on Monday, and left critics reeling from the experience. But despite the bafflement of many critics — many of whom could only really say “WTF” in reaction — it seems like the overall response was actually quite positive.
Check out what some of the early mother! reviews have to say below.