May 31, 2019
Rated R for violent/disturbing material, language throughout, sexual content, and for teen drug and alcohol use
Everybody’s welcome at Ma’s. But good luck getting home safe.
Oscar® winner Octavia Spencer stars as Sue Ann, a loner who keeps to herself in her quiet Ohio town. One day, she is asked by Maggie, a new teenager in town (Diana Silvers, Glass), to buy some booze for her and her friends, and Sue Ann sees the chance to make some unsuspecting, if younger, friends of her own.
She offers the kids the chance to...
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As psychotic neighbors go, you could do worse than Octavia Spencer’s Ma
. After all, while—yes—she has a quick temper and a tendency to go batshit crazy, she also lets you hang out in her basement and party as much as you want. It’s a tradeoff many teens would kill for—die for, even—and it’s a movie worth a watch, even if it never reaches the heights of Misery
, a level to which it clearly aspires. Full movie review »