cinematic roots of: ‘Easy A’

In Easy A, Emma Stone — in a story based on the classic novel The Scarlet Letter — learns how cruel teenagers can be when she pretends to be the sluttiest slut their high school has ever known. This flick sprang from (among other films)…

Easy A (review)

The secret is out: Hollywood knows how to make movies about authentic female human beings. It just chooses not to do so 97 percent of the time.

trailer break: ‘Easy A’

Take a break from work: watch a trailer… Oh, gosh, it’s The Scarlet Letter done up Clueless style! Awesome! And ya gotta love that the slut-shaming of poor adorable Emma Stone comes about as a result of her trying to help a male friend from getting gay-bashed (though I don’t think the best way to … more…