MOTHER!

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Darren Aronofsky Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, Michelle Pfeiffer, Domhnall Gleeson, Brian Gleeson, Stephen McHattie, Kristen Wiig. This is the mother of all wtf did I just watch movies for 2017. This paranoid psychological horror thriller is one of the more complicated and divisive films to hit our screens and will polarise audiences. That is probably to be expected from filmmaker Darren Aronofsky though, whose films are deliberately provocative and have explored themes of religion, personal torment, love Continue reading

MOTHER

Reviewed by GREG KING Director:Albert Brooks Stars:Albert Brooks, Debbie Reynolds, Rob Morrow, Lisa Kudrow, Isabel Glasser, Peter White, John C McGinley A number of complex Oedipal issues and dysfunctional family relationships are put under the microscope in this quite funny comedy from writer/director Albert Brooks (Defending Your Life, Lost In America, etc), who has often been described as the west coast Woody Allen. His sharp and satirical tales about flawed and occasionally neurotic people looking for happiness and the meaning of life in contemporary Continue reading