Promising Young Woman

Promising Young Woman ★½

if anyone was able to squeeze a drop of enjoyment out of this unmitigated trash then i’ll let them have it. to me, any awards buzz around this rubbish is glaringly symptomatic of the academy’s disease at large. take a pea-brained morsel of a topical social issue, throw weighty names at it, slick it in #goodvibesonly pseudo-aesthetic, sit back and watch the mainstream gobble it up. it’s not film, it’s politics. it’s not “progressive”; it’s cotton candy. movies like this signal the death of art. fuck this movie. i could have done my taxes ten times instead of watching this