The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva and Chad Riley, welcome Spencer Williams and get confused about their own existence during this week’s review of Darren Aronofsky’s new film, mother! (2017), starring Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris and Michelle Pfeiffer. As critical and public responses continue to indicate, this is a film that easily provokes and confounds its audience regardless of whether it’s ultimately loved or hated.
In movie news, we share a few initial critical reactions to Denis Villanueve’s soon-to-be-released Blade Runner 2049 (2017). The film, starring Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling, opens on October 7th.