mother!

Director: Darren Aronofsky. Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, Michelle Pfeiffer. USA 2017. 121 mins.

Revisiting the psycho-chiller genre he mined so vividly in his 1998 feature debut Pi and 2010’s Oscar-winning Black Swan, writer-director Darren Aronofsky’s latest, exceedingly dark drama catapults Jennifer Lawrence into wildly different territory to her Hunger Games, X-Men and David Russell-directed roles (Joy, American Hustle). Lawrence plays one half of an apparently happy young couple – Javier Bardem being the slightly sinister other – whose tranquil existence is disrupted in terrifying fashion by some unexpected visitors (a spookily passive-aggressive Ed Harris and, continuing her impressive return to big screen stardom, Michelle Pfeiffer). Unlocking dark secrets is Aronofsky’s speciality, and with regular cinematographer Matthew Libatique and Hunger Games’ brilliant production designer Philip Messina on board, Mother! delivers plenty more of the same.


Club and Group screenings

Sat 23rd Sep 15.30 Audio Described: Everyone welcome. Audio Description is available for this film, and is undetectable to anyone not wearing a headset HOH Subtitled: This screening has subtitles for people with hearing loss
Sat 23rd Sep 21.00 Audio Described: Everyone welcome. Audio Description is available for this film, and is undetectable to anyone not wearing a headset
Sun 24th Sep 21.00 Audio Described: Everyone welcome. Audio Description is available for this film, and is undetectable to anyone not wearing a headset
Mon 25th Sep 15.30 Audio Described: Everyone welcome. Audio Description is available for this film, and is undetectable to anyone not wearing a headset
Tue 26th Sep 15.30 Silver Screen: Aged over 60? Join the Silver Screen Club for discounted tickets and a free tea or coffee at these shows. Usual ticket prices apply to non-Members.
Tue 26th Sep 21.00 Audio Described: Everyone welcome. Audio Description is available for this film, and is undetectable to anyone not wearing a headset
Wed 27th Sep 15.30 Audio Described: Everyone welcome. Audio Description is available for this film, and is undetectable to anyone not wearing a headset
Wed 27th Sep 21.00 Audio Described: Everyone welcome. Audio Description is available for this film, and is undetectable to anyone not wearing a headset
Thu 28th Sep 15.30 Silver Screen: Aged over 60? Join the Silver Screen Club for discounted tickets and a free tea or coffee at these shows. Usual ticket prices apply to non-Members. HOH Subtitled: This screening has subtitles for people with hearing loss



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