The Detroit News' Adam Graham writes that the movie is complex and deep, but a good film about a man valuing his art over his loved one, and his wife psychologically terrorized in the home that her husband has opened up to others.
Ultimately, 'mother!' belongs to Aronofsky and his vision of domestic apocalypse. It’s a tough nut to crack, but it’s a trip to trying to break it open. Exclamation point earned.