Aronofsky's 'mother!' and the psychological horror of women's domesticity



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Warning: Spoilers for mother! ahead.

mother! isn’t just the name of the most WTF movie in theaters right now — it’s also what critics are cursing under their breath (followed by a modifier rhyming with “trucker”) trying to understand what the hell Darren Aronofsky’s even saying with his latest film.

The most popular theories suggest:

– It’s actually just a biblical allegory! 

– It’s just a meditation on the relationship between artist and muse! 

– It’s actually a cautionary tale against climate change! 

– It’s actually just a shitty movie! 

– It’s actually just pop culture’s most intense Rorschach test! Read more…

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