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Episode 1376th May 2021 • Optimism Vaccine • The Optimism Vaccine Network
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Promising Young Woman just took home the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay and critics can't stop telling us how IMPORTANT it is. But is Emerald Fennell's brand of sanitized lily-white feminism truly what we need to navigate our neoliberal hellscape? More importantly, why would you bother watching it in the first place when a deranged auteur-driven Day-Glo nightmare like Me, You, Madness exists?

Maybe these aren't the films we need, but they're certainly the ones we deserve.

We're joined by Film Inquiry's Editor-in-Chief, Kristy Strouse, to determine once and for if Louise Linton should be the only person allowed to make movies anymore.

THIS WEEK: Promising Young Woman (2020) and Me, You, Madness (2021).

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