The Icky Age Gap of Licorice Pizza and the Double Standard of Consent on Film

“Licorice Pizza” is being lauded among critics though very few are mentioning the glaring problem wherein a 25-year-old woman doesn’t shut down the advances of a 15-year-old man. The relationship is described as chaste by most critics.Alison Wilmore attempts to downplay, it for example, with the headline “Licorice Pizza’s Unlikely Romance is the least

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