Easy A: Funny, quality, confusing

It was funny. Like really funny, with genuine laughter, not those half-laugh, half-huff things that so many comedies settle for. In key moments, Easy A went for the gut-buster (such as Olive and Brandon’s fake sexcapades at a party) and the movie achieved big laughs each time it reached for them. Emma Stone (Zombieland) showed off her star stuff—and she has oodles of it—as she carried nearly every frame of the film. Her comedic timing is superb and she can slide from gorgeous to whacky and back so fast as her facial expressions change that I was strongly reminded of Lucille Ball. Continue reading “Easy A: Funny, quality, confusing”