This is a gorgeous movie and the action is unreal, plus the emphasis on Buddhist philosophy and the art of pole staff combat is a welcome addition.
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"The universe is an apple, and a thin line runs between it. One hole to the next. From blackholes to buttholes."
Writer/director Sarah Adina Smith crafts a complex tale of love, loss, heart break and acceptance woven around a bibilical tale of mystery, doused in apocalyptic hues and colors. Centered around Rami Malek almost exclusively, the entire film is a confluence of his acting talent and facial control across three stories connected only loosely; at times, we can see the…
Riveting. Tense. Daunting. Audacious.
Darren Aronofsky is one of America's finest filmmaking talents, unbothered by box office receipts and unrestrained in vision. His works seek to defy modern sensibilities and put audiences on the defense, in a way that is so antagonistic in approach and horrific in its repercussions. MOTHER! is no different from his other works, but it's easily the least concise - and yet, the most profound - film he's made yet.
Centered around a home centered around…