Mar 8, 2021
Warning. This episode (and the film) deals with the trauma
associated with sexual assault. It may be very triggering. Please
look after yourselves.
This episode also (unavoidably) contains massive plot spoilers, so if you haven't seen the film, and don't want to be spoiled please pause and come back to us after you have seen it.
In our "Promising Young Woman" follow-up episode, Lisa and Dean are joined by Professor Emeritus Tania Modleski and Professor Caroline Heldman. They bring their unique and highly experienced perspectives to an in-depth discussion of the sociological elements and impact of the film. We needed their big beautiful brains to help us continue to break down this exceptional piece of work.
Professor Modleski is an American feminist scholar and cultural
critic at USC. Her expertise is in American studies, gender
studies, feminist theory, and film and popular culture. Her
research efforts focus on women in film, women in popular culture,
women in literature, and soap operas.
Emerald Fennell talk in detail about the various. options
considered for ending the
Film wins Best Film and Best Actress at Aussie'Oscars'
Laverne Cox interview
Caroline mentioned the Stuebenville documentary 'Roll Red Roll' Read a review here