DVD - 2017
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A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.
Publisher: [Los Angeles, California] :, Paramount Home Entertainment,, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (121 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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Feb 16, 2018

I'd spoil the movie for you but I'm still not exactly sure what happened. It's boring, confusing, boring... did I mention boring? It's okay to be confusing and disorienting if it's interesting. There's one scene near the end that's interesting, but the rest is just like watching paint dry. Jennifer is a decent actress but nothing special and Javier is terrible in most of his English language roles. No Country For Old Men he barely speaks, and he's good in that.

Feb 15, 2018

Not worth your time. Drags on and on...

Feb 13, 2018

I really thought it was going to be good near the beginning but then later it did not make sense. Not my cup of tea.

Feb 12, 2018

Awful. Like the guests that wouldn't leave, this movie goes on and on.

Feb 11, 2018

Like a long ending nightmare - that isn't that interesting. Don't bother.

Feb 11, 2018

Complete trash, which is all I'd expect from Darren Aron-hack-sky.

Feb 09, 2018

Complete, total, utter waste of time.

Feb 06, 2018

Thanks for all the preceding biblical explanations, allegories and analogies etc. Cain and Abel, Adam and Eve, "Mother Earth" and so on, all of these (other than being made up stories themselves) help to explain and shed light on what might otherwise be confused with the chaos of one insane cycle of (presumably) an infinite number. A sequel should be easy enough, just replace "mother" with "next mother." Clearly not for all tastes, or many tastes, or few tastes, or fewer tastes, or ...
PS As for worst movie of all time - ever seen "Keyhole."??

Feb 06, 2018

This movie appears to be about man continually destroying earth and mankind. Also seems to be about an insane man who never gets enough accolades for his ego. He's willing to give it all up to appease his ego. There is also bible interpretations in this story. You can take whatever meanings you want. I wouldn't recommend this movie to anyone. It was too dark showing nothing good.

Feb 06, 2018

I am not familiar with Aronofsky's films, however; I do enjoy allegories and cinematography that's outside of my comfort zone. I have to say the corpse scene at the alter (not trying to spoil anything) was too much; however, the bible is represented here strongly but to say it's only his view of religion and the power it has on society is a mistake. It is also a social commentary of our world, people in various parts of the world, strife, and even on a smaller scale yet grim reality of abuse of all forms. I get Mother represents not just religious image of a mother but also of the earth. I loved how J. Law's clothing is mostly earthy colors, she's very simple, no makeup, no jewelry. I did not like that she is not very outspoken but that is the point in which we as a society have taken too much from the earth and we're slowly destroying it. I do not hate this movie nor do I love it. I appreciate it for it's artistic value. The style is a bit different but nonetheless it like to step outside of my comfort zone. If anyone would like to step aside from their comfort zone and enjoy a movie that will open your mind and see things more deeply, this is the movie for you!.

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Dec 19, 2017

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Jan 15, 2018

Martin Scorsese on this film:

After I had a chance to see mother!, I was even more disturbed by this rush to judgment, and that's why I wanted to share my thoughts. People seemed to be out for blood, simply because the film couldn't be easily defined or interpreted or reduced to a two-word description. Is it a horror movie, or a dark comedy, or a biblical allegory, or a cautionary fable about moral and environmental devastation? Maybe a little of all of the above, but certainly not just any one of those neat categories.

Is it a picture that has to be explained? What about the experience of watching mother!? It was so tactile, so beautifully staged and acted — the subjective camera and the POV reverse angles, always in motion … the sound design, which comes at the viewer from around corners and leads you deeper and deeper into the nightmare … the unfolding of the story, which very gradually becomes more and more upsetting as the film goes forward. The horror, the dark comedy, the biblical elements, the cautionary fable — they're all there, but they're elements in the total experience, which engulfs the characters and the viewers along with them. Only a true, passionate filmmaker could have made this picture, which I'm still experiencing weeks after I saw it.


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Jan 15, 2018

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You give, and you give, and you give. It's just never enough.


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