Audience members are reacting harshly to Jennifer Lawrence’s new horror thriller mother!, at least according to CinemaScore. Since her Best Actress Oscar-nominated turn in the 2010 backwoods thriller Winter’s Bone, Lawrence’s star has risen dramatically in Hollywood, by helping The Hunger Games franchise earn nearly $3 billion at the global box office and three more Oscar nominations (including a Best Actress win for Silver Linings Playbook).

The acclaimed actress, essentially, seems to have her pick of roles and clearly likes to examine all genres, as evidenced by her turns in the X-Men movie franchise (as the young version of Mystique) and the futuristic sci-fi drama Passengers. She’s briefly dipped her toe in the horror, ...

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