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Tag: Bo Burnham

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Promising Young Woman (***1/2): Girl, Interrupted

There is a tacit understanding within the bounds of Promising Young Woman that men of college age and above are perverted cowards at best, rapists at worst.

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The Big Sick (*****) is graceful, genuine and funny

That there are several real male and female characters in The Big Sick is a tribute to its writers, the real life couple whose story is presented in the film. There are very few caricatures in the film. The ones that might qualify are so deftly handled, it just feels like a person we know and not a punchline waiting around to be had.