Easy A (2010) reviewSynopsis: After a little white lie about losing her virginity gets out, a clean cut high school girl sees her life paralleling Hester Prynne's in "The Scarlet Letter," which she is currently studying in school - until she decides to use the rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing.
Walking into the screening with my hopes at a 45º angle, expecting something somewhat worthwhile. Being an admirer of Emma Stone(The House Bunny, Superbad, Zombieland)'s lovely, unique performances, I was expecting a lot of the charisma she brought into her previous works. This isn't to say that she's a great actor, but she brings something to the table which other performers don't. She has a charm about her, a sweetness that makes her performances good to watch - but unfortunately, that doesn't apply to this film.
Sitting there in the screening I was struggling to keep myself alive, I had Al Qaeda on the other end of the phone(CIA, MI5, FBI, DOD, Navy, Army, it's just a joke, STAND DOWN) to aid me in my quest to rid my life of the bore that was Easy A.
Okay, so it wasn't all that bad, I just...didn't get it. Sure, it was funny a couple of times, but not enough to keep me entertained. It's [Easy A] constant references to 80's teen flicks didn't aid it's cause one bit, instead made it seem a cheap knock off of all the 80's movies stuck in a really cheap blender, but then the blender exploded and set on fire, then it was mixed with really old milk and cheese, then I was forced to drink that shit. That don't taste good. I'm telling you, man.
It was just a huge cliché, nothing ever happened, the performances were quite flat, and left nothing to be desired.
4/10, oh yeah. I went there.
Ooooh- but wait- What made this film that little bit watchable? Stanley Tucci.