Jennifer Lawrence, Darren Aronofsky debut ‘Mother’ — and their relationship — in Venice

(Claudio Onorati / Associated Press)The armchair critiques of Jennifer Lawrence and director Darren Aronofsky’s romance are rolling in.The Oscar-winning actress and “Mother” director stepped out for their film’s premiere at the Venice Film Festival on Tuesday, and the celebrity blogosphere went to town about their official debut as a couple. theaters on Sept. And suddenly we were making a movie.””Mother” hits U.S. Lawrence’s co-star Michelle Pfeiffer stood in between them (giving epic side-eye), and   Javier Bardem also was there.Then the movie star and the director sat right next to each other during the film’s news conference.So, if that isn’t true love, we don’t what is.Producer Ari Handel, left, Jennifer Lawrence and Darren Aronofsky attend a news conference for “Mother” on Tuesday in Venice. I don’t know how he felt about me.””I’ve been in relationships before where I am just confused. After quickly putting together the script, he showed it to Lawrence, who he said “was really excited about that idea. And I’m never confused with him,” she said, also shutting down concerns over their significant age   difference (she’s 27, he’s 48).During the film’s Tuesday panel, Aronofsky said “Mother” came together in five days. Latest updates (Vittorio Zunino Celotto / Getty Images for Paramount Pictures)The “Black Swan” director’s latest   psychological thriller divided festival-goers but earned positive reviews and is being compared to “The Shining” and “Rosemary’s Baby.” The film also prompted the twosome’s romance.Aronofsky and Lawrence have   been romantically linked since September 2016, confirming reports that they began seeing each other after the film wrapped.”We had energy,” Lawrence said in the September issue of Vogue. (The movie was pretty good too, they say.)Basically, they attended a photo-call   and posed for photographers together. 15. “I had energy for him. “Mother” director Darren Aronofsky, left, and the film’s stars — Michelle Pfeiffer, Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem — appear at the Venice Film Festival.