Film Review: Pimped

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Mel Campbell

A muddled Australian thriller promising female empowerment but inviting a misogynist conclusion.

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Ella Scott Lynch plays two characters in Pimped. Source: supplied.

About the author

Mel Campbell is a freelance cultural critic and university lecturer who writes on film, TV, literature and media, with particular interests in history, costume, screen adaptations and futurism. Her first book was the nonfiction investigation Out of Shape: Debunking Myths about Fashion and Fit (2013), and she has co-written two romantic comedy novels with Anthony Morris: The Hot Guy (2017) and Nailed It (2019).