'Mother!' Slammed as Grotesque Attack on Christians, Bombs at the Box Office

by Luis Castro September 20, 2017, 0:38
'Mother!' Slammed as Grotesque Attack on Christians, Bombs at the Box Office

According to CinemaScore, a renowned polling organization that has been surveying opening night reactions from moviegoers for almost 40 years, mother! received an "F", which, of course, is the worst-possible grade a film can receive.

She added: "You are talking about a director [Darren Aronofsky] at the top of his game, and an actress at the top her game". She not just tore her stomach from shouting so much, yet she additionally separated a rib amid one especially tiring scene.

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"The reviews have been just been cracking me up", Lawrence told reporters at the London roll-out of the movie recently following its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival.

Jennifer Lawrence is starting to become less broody as she gets older and it's starting to worry her.

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Directed by Michael Cuesta, American Assassin stars Dylan O'Brien as a Central Intelligence Agency operative who teams with a veteran agent (Michael Keaton) to stop terrorists from starting a world war. Bardem plays a writer who has not had success lately with his plays and the tension between them feels tough.

Record-setting horror film "It" dominated the North American box office for the second consecutive weekend, accounting for almost three times the combined ticket sales of the next two films, final figures showed Monday. Although I will say this, "mother!" is the first film I've seen this year where I saw people walk out of the theatre. It collected a disappointing $3.1 million on the opening day for a projected $8 million weekend, the worst in Lawrence's career. Jlaw's previous movie, a sci-fier called "Passengers" where she shared screen with Chris Pratt, also got mixed reviews. I contacted several friends who have worked with it and all have told me that I was going to love it... "He's couched it in biblical metaphors, easy enough to pick up if you know in advance that they're there", the New York Post reported, calling the film a "Rorschach test of a movie to interpret however you like". A movie's overall CinemaScore can range from A+ to F. "She's coming when it opens in Spain", said the actor.

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Don't get me wrong, some of the imagery in "mother!" is as brutal and intense as anything you've ever seen, but most of it is more overwrought than especially chilling.

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