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Spoilers for mother!

Darren Aronofsky’s new film mother! tells the story of a woman restoring her writers’ blocked husband’s house, only for their solitude to be disrupted by an adoring, rule-bending couple, then their deadly bickering sons, and one sudden pregnancy later a horde of fans of his masterwork. Time bends, a baby is taken and she eventually burns the whole thing to the ground, revealing a self-perpetuating time loop.

But that’s obviously not what it’s really about. Like most of Aronofsky’s films, there’s the literal plot and the true meaning. Sometimes it’s obvious and implicit, as with Black Swan, others it’s almost like two parallel viewing experiences. mother! is totally the latter. While the film is great as ...

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