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I had particularly high hopes for “Promising Young Woman.” When I saw the first trailer in early 2020, my instincts told me that it was going to be one of the most exciting, unpredictable, maybe even terrifying films of the year. I made it a point to see the film on my 35th birthday because something told me it was going to be a monumental film, and I wanted to connect it to a monumental day. The good news is that it is indeed one of the exciting, unpredictable and terrifying films of 2020. The bad news is that with 2020, anything halfway competent is going to be one of the most exciting, unpredictable and terrifying films of the year. It doesn’t mean that this film could hold its own against a proper holiday movie slate.
Carey Mulligan star