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‘Promising Young Woman’ x King of Cups

Fuck Santa Claus – this extended, pandemical holiday movie season it’s Carey Mulligan’s Promising Young Woman the one who gets to judge who’s been naughty and who’s been nice. Indeed, Academy Award nominee Mulligan (An Education, Drive) is back on screens as Cassie, a character conceived and brought to vivid life by Emerald Fennell in […]

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Political Appeal

Jon Stewart is at it again. As a writer-director of politically themed films, that is. The Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning erstwhile king of Comedy Central is following his 2014 directorial debut, the based-on-true-story political thriller Rosewater, with this spring’s Irresistible, a political satire centering on a Democratic National Committee strategist (played by Steve Carell, the former Daily […]