Easy A

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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Released 2010

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Director:
Will Gluck
Released:
2010
Rating:
PG-13
Easy A is a freewheeling comedic twist on Nathaniel Hawthorne's 19th-century novel The Scarlet Letter. Ambitious student Olive (Emma Stone) decides to boost her popularity by pretending to be the school slut. As the school's swirling rumor mill increases both her notoriety and her finances, Olive enjoys her newfound status but eventually must decide which is more important: popularity or self-esteem.

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  • 70

    The New York Times Stephen Holden

    Easy A isn't nearly as good a movie as "Clueless," Ms. Heckerling's contemporary pastiche of the Jane Austen novel "Emma." But the one-liner-loaded screenplay has the same insoucia...

  • 70

    Los Angeles Times

    Neither as smart nor as funny as it wants to be. With the verbal-cleverness dial set at 11, the teen comedy wears its glib cultural references - pop and 19th-century literary - in ...

  • 70

    Variety

    What this high school morality fable really recalls is "Clueless" -- a comedy of very contemporary ill manners drawn from classic literature, an immersion in the young-adult lexico...

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    Comedy, Drama

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    gender roles, growing up too fast, keeping secrets, interracial families, pressures of high school