The new poster for Darren Aronofsky’s mother! isn’t for the faint of heart. The director has covered some pretty grim psychological territory over the course of his movie career. In his debut feature Pi, he explored via wildly expressionistic visuals the inner-life of a tormented numbers theorist obsessed with discovering the mysteries of the universe. In Requiem for a Dream, Aronofsky again deployed expressionism to bring out the paranoid nightmare lives of a group of helpless addicts including the ever-crazy Jared Leto. In his Oscar-winning Black Swan, the director went to perhaps the most terrifying psychological landscape he’s ever explored: inside the head of a disturbed ballerina played by Natalie Portman.
Aronofsky’s upcoming movie mother! starring Jennifer Lawrence (who dropped out of a Richard Linklater project to join) is somewhat of a mystery film at the present moment, but a new piece of artwork would seem to indicate that the movie …
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