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“Promising Young Woman” is a Scathing Indictment of All of Us

Emerald Fennell’s directorial debut excoriates rape culture with razor-like precision.

I’d been hearing good things about Promising Young Woman for a while now and, since it’s streaming on HBO Max, I thought I’d make it the center of my Sunday viewing. From the moment that the film started, I knew that…

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Dr. Thomas J. West III

Dr. Thomas J. West III

Ph.D. in English | Film and TV geek | Lover of fantasy and history | Full-time writer | Feminist and queer | Liberal scold and gadfly

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