Promising Young Woman (2020): A Revenge Movie With Relevance & Originality

Writer-director Emerald Fennell, in her debut feature film, delivers a modern rape-revenge movie that blends in aesthetics and narrative situations from the rom-com. The film stands out for a memorable performance by Carrey Mulligan and a sharp script that cuts into and examines aspects of sexual abuse and cultural support systems that protect abusers. In some…

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James Lanternman

James Lanternman

Movie reviews, essays, and moonlit thoughts. Read more at jameslanternman.online.