I just realized I failed to include Mother! in the list of last movies I’d seen. I guess I should say something about it.
I sympathize with the allegory, but the allegory was eclipsed by the imagery. If I never see Jennifer Lawrence brutally beaten to within an inch of her life — or an innocent baby killed, butchered, and eaten — in a movie ever again, it’ll be too soon.
4 sober Barnies out of 9 (5/10)
He’s unquestionably a technical virtuoso, but his films always make me feel like someone is shouting at me.