Review: Promising Young Woman | Empoword Journalism

Ironically claiming its title from the ‘promising young man’ defence used to justify the heinous crimes of rapists like Brock Turner, Emerald Fennell’s first feature film, Promising Young Woman, powerfully mirrors society’s ugly truths with an unapologetic and bold rhetoric. With artistry and care, Fennell uses light and colour to contour religious motifs within frames, evoking hope for a cathartic