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  • Promising Young Woman

    Promising Young Woman

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    a sentient reductress headline, a complete con job, a “rape-revenge” movie where two women are dead by the end but don’t worry the um - the cops will take care of this???? this is a perfect thriller for the #metoo era or whatever indiewire bullshit is out there rn - seeing as metoo was recuperated into an ineffectual marketing tool by a liberal establishment that will brook no threat to its power :)))))

    i was physically agitated sitting thru this…

  • Kotoko

    Kotoko

    ★★★★★

    art can't "get" mental illness "right", i don't think, because there is no singular mental illness and no win state w/r/t depicting any of them; all art can do is reflect back at you a gesture or a tone of voice or a behavior that you recognize from your own experience. this of course will vary for every viewer, which is why blanket statements of “X gets mental illness right” are little more than a stamp for good behavior unless…