Promising Young Woman

Promising Young Woman ★★½

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hey i mean i get it. we are endeared to ryan before the tables are turned for the worst. heeeey, just how cassie felt! so we can relate to our main character! plus it's a commentary on real life! so subversive! but, does everything have to be reflective of real life? can i not dream about the perfect boyfriend, bo burnham, in peace? god

but anyway, the movie itself. dumb. i don't know what the filmmaker wants from me. am i meant to be angry, satisfied, or plain shocked? her motivation with this film is totally unclear. there are better, more cathartic ways to tell this story. here's a hint for the next person who tries: let her get away with murder. just do it. bringing it back around to my earlier point, we're not talking about real life here. it's a fucking movie. kill a man. live a little.

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