Easy A (2010)

by Samy
Published: Last Updated on 3 minutes read
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Easy A movie review – Prompted by her famous best friend to spill details of her boring weekend, Olive (Emma Stone), a clean-cut teen, decides to spice things up by telling a little lie about losing her virginity. When the high-school busybody (Amanda Bynes) overhears the conversation and spreads it all over campus, Olive suddenly becomes notorious for the wrong reasons.

Emma Stone in Easy A – Review

Olive Penderghast a high school student who becomes the center of attention after a white lie about losing her virginity spreads through her school. When she embraces her newfound reputation and pretends to sleep with other students to help them improve their social status, the whole thing seems to get out of control.

The movie’s screenplay is witty and sharp, with plenty of laugh-out-loud moments and pop culture references that keep the audience engaged. Even though I’m certainly not within their audience’s age group, it was somewhat funny. Emma Stone delivers a standout performance as Olive, capturing the character’s sarcasm, vulnerability, and intelligence.

The supporting cast, including Amanda Bynes, Penn Badgley (also Joe in “YOU“), and Stanley Tucci, also delivers strong performances, with each character bringing their unique perspective to the story.
I didn’t know Badgley was playing a role in that movie, and since I only know him from “YOU,” it’s ironic that he got the girl. Well, after “YOU,” I wished he wouldn’t, but that’s another story.

The movie’s themes of high school culture, gossip, and the pressure to fit in are all explored with humor and heart, making the film relatable to viewers.
It is undoubtedly relatable for me here, and I enjoyed the main character’s development throughout the movie.

The film’s soundtrack is also notable, featuring a mix of popular songs and original music that captures the movie’s tone and energy.

Final Thoughts

Easy A is a charming and entertaining movie offering a fresh take on high school comedy. It’s a movie that’s both hilarious and heartfelt.
I somewhat enjoyed that movie, and considering that I’m certainly out of the age group, it wasn’t as much fun as it could have been, but still enjoyable.

If you like movies like those, you can give it a try. Otherwise, I’d rather not. It was fun but not noteworthy for me. As I didn’t put much hope into liking it, it still got me to enjoy it somewhat. Well, there were some funny scenes, but that’s all. I gave it my best, but teen movies aren’t my favorite genre nowadays.
I’d say, if you like teen rom-com, then watch them.


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2 comments

Mark Oliver April 5, 2023 - 9:00 pm

an amazing review as always!

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Samy April 6, 2023 - 3:30 pm

Thank you!

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