‘Promising Young Woman’ Trips Over Itself

But film features career-best performance by Carey Mulligan

Warm3wind
Warm3wind
Apr 8 · 4 min read

By Todd Hill

Carey Mulligan stars as Cassie, a med school dropout with vengeance in her soul, in Emerald Fennell’s debut feature film “Promising Young Woman.” Photo courtesy of Focus Features

(3 stars out of 5)

“Promising Young Woman” is the feel-bad movie of the 2021 film awards season, and a lot of people appear to have a problem with that.