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Do We Still Have a Place for Rape Revenge Fantasies?

Carey Mulligan’s ‘Promising Young Woman’ debuts in a culture that’s taking a colder attitude toward survivors’ rage

Promising Young Woman” Photo: Focus Features

When the trailers for Promising Young Woman arrived last spring, they were greeted with celebration. The movie looked amazing. The script, by Killing Eve showrunner Emerald Fennell…

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Jude Ellison S. Doyle

Jude Ellison S. Doyle

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Author of “Trainwreck” (Melville House, ‘16) and “Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers” (Melville House, ‘19). Columns published far and wide across the Internet.