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mother! (Darren Aronofsky, 2017)

#1 Post by domino harvey » Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:26 pm

Aronofsky's grammatically peculiar next film will open in October, stars his current squeeze Jennifer Lawrence

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#2 Post by Brian C » Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:58 pm

Cool. Most interesting tidbit from that article: Noah made $362 million worldwide. I had no idea it was that successful.

Anyway, the title implies that the movie will have a central role for Michelle Pfeiffer, and that sounds like fun news.

Aronofsky's movies have always had some kind of 'hook', for lack of a better term - some kind of mysticism or work routine (or both) that the films are centered around. Plot descriptions for this one have been so vague, I wonder what it's really about.

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#3 Post by knives » Mon Feb 06, 2017 10:07 pm

Pfeiffer is in this? Well at least one ticket just got sold.

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#4 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Mon Feb 06, 2017 10:17 pm

Notable about this as well is that this is Aronofsky's first film without Clint Mansell. Jóhann Jóhannsson will be handling the scoring duties.

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#5 Post by dda1996a » Tue Feb 07, 2017 1:22 am

I mean if you're going to replace your terrific longstanding composer, you might as well hire Johansson so no one will notice.

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#6 Post by NABOB OF NOWHERE » Tue Feb 07, 2017 12:12 pm

it's about time someone made a bio-pic about e.e.cummings mum

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#7 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Tue Feb 07, 2017 8:51 pm

I wonder if this is going to be a comedy.

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#8 Post by domino harvey » Sat Apr 01, 2017 1:34 pm

An extra from the film posted their impressions from the set online
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It's apparently a film that involves a cult and the apocalypse, though the extra said this aspect might be part of a dream sequence

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#9 Post by colinr0380 » Sat Apr 01, 2017 8:08 pm

That does sound as if it could describe any Darren Aronofsky film though!

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#10 Post by The Narrator Returns » Sun May 14, 2017 1:05 pm

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#11 Post by domino harvey » Sun May 14, 2017 1:23 pm

Love it (and no way the MPAA will sign off on that)

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#12 Post by mfunk9786 » Sun May 14, 2017 2:34 pm

Stunning.

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#13 Post by domino harvey » Wed Jul 19, 2017 12:16 pm

From Aronofsky's Twitter:

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#14 Post by domino harvey » Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:06 pm

Release date pushed up to September 15th, the only trailer for the film will contain no actual footage

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#15 Post by mfunk9786 » Fri Jul 21, 2017 12:42 am

That’s somewhat worrying.

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#16 Post by D50 » Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:10 am

domino harvey wrote:the only trailer for the film will contain no actual footage
I have no problem with this.

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#17 Post by domino harvey » Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:25 am

mfunk9786 wrote:That’s somewhat worrying.
Not at all. France's release date is September 13th, my guess is the studio is moving this up at Aronofsky's request to preserve as much secrecy as possible for American viewers. I would anticipate this playing no festivals or previews beforehand, they're going out of their way to do something different here

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#18 Post by mfunk9786 » Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:50 am

I hope you’re right! The trailer bit in particular caught me off guard.


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#21 Post by mfunk9786 » Mon Jul 31, 2017 12:22 pm

Well, that wasn't so hard! Some footage from the film, and nobody got hurt. It's pretty damn eye-popping, too. Expectations are now sky high for either a great film or a fascinating disaster.

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#22 Post by knives » Mon Jul 31, 2017 1:11 pm

Is he capable of anything else?

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#23 Post by mfunk9786 » Mon Jul 31, 2017 1:38 pm

Noah was pretty banal, wasn't it? And I wouldn't necessarily classify Requiem for a Dream as either of those, it lies somewhere in the middle, a deeply flawed film with a good deal of positive attributes. But point taken, he does like to swing for the fences.

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#24 Post by Big Ben » Mon Jul 31, 2017 1:49 pm

All I remember about Noah was that it was projected in the wrong aspect ratio in the theater and that I wanted everyone to die in the film even though I knew that wasn't going to happen.

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#25 Post by knives » Mon Jul 31, 2017 1:55 pm

mfunk9786 wrote:Noah was pretty banal, wasn't it? And I wouldn't necessarily classify Requiem for a Dream as either of those, it lies somewhere in the middle, a deeply flawed film with a good deal of positive attributes. But point taken, he does like to swing for the fences.
I liked Noah a lot. It might be my favorite of his films actually. When I said that I thought The Wrestler would be brought up as the banal choice.

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