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Mother's Day

Overview


Genre :

Thriller

Release Date :

May 04, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Darren Lynn Bousman

Starring :

Rebecca De Mornay, Deborah Ann Woll, Jaime King, Briana Evigan, Alexa Vega, Shawn Ashmore, Andrew Bryniarski, Matt O'Leary, Frank Grillo, Tony Nappo, Patrick Flueger
“..unfortunately, the filmmakers push for contrivances that could have been transplanted from the plot of just about every soap opera ever made..”
by Chris Pandolfi [Yahoo! Voices]
“..they appear to be affluent, shallow, as well as blandly attractive, all in the poorly cast modern-horror-movie tradition..”
by Chuck Bowen [Slant Magazine]
“..the title and some of the basic premise come from an old Troma flick, but De Mornay's brood's gory..”
by Matt Singer [Time Out Chicago]
“..so creepy, so much happening under the cover or normalcy...just awesome..”
by Don Sumner [Best Horror Movies]
“..sadistic tone Bousman takes in causing onscreen harm and zeroing in on punctured flesh..”
by Robert Abele [Los Angeles Times]
“..represents a more efficient, state-of-the-art breed of splatter entertainment..”
by Nick Pinkerton [Village Voice]
“..it's not so-bad-it's-good. It's just bad..”
by Josh Katz [Culture Mob]
“..in general, any scene that doesn't involve the quietly scary, evidently psychotic Mrs. Koffin represents screen time wasted..”
by Charles Gant [Variety]
“..crisply shot and surprisingly well acted, "Mother's Day" suffers from an overly long script and annoying glitches in continuity..”
by Jeannette Catsoulis [New York Times]

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