Emma Stone

Movie Review -- 'Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)' -- A Dark Comedic Hit

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Set almost entirely inside and within the surrounding city block of a New York Broadway theater, Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Birdman is every bit a story about place as it is about its satirically overblown characters. Starring such notables as Michael Keaton, Edward Norton, Naomi Watts, Zach Galifianakis, and Emma Stone, Iñárritu’s film is also an often darkly witty caricature of backstage theater life behind the curtains. In a desperate attempt to revitalize his artistic relevance as an actor decades after his popular portrayal of comic book hero Birdman, wholly irrelevant...

Movie Review -- 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' is Visually Wonderful But Narratively Mediocre

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is the second superhero movie of 2014 I was disappointed with (Captain America: The Winter Soldier being the first). This sequel feels like one with very little spirit in the pages of the script, the biggest shortcoming of this second Spidey chapter. Now don't get me wrong, I loved a lot about this film -- but there were also pieces I literally loathed. Instead of wasting time on a synopsis, I'll just jump right in. I will...

Jimmy Fallon and Emma Stone Square Off in Lip Sync Contest

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The video posted below is without a doubt one of the greatest to ever populate the Internet -- a little hyperbolic? Probably, but yes, it's that good. To be clear, I am more than a bit bias -- I love Emma Stone. Not only is she one of the better actresses in Hollywood today, and gorgeous, but she has that type of spunky personality that appears both on screen and in real life (<-- this link is legendary). Even outside her best movies (...