Sexless comedy, cool parents and a cocky Emma Stone: How Easy A redefined the Noughties teen film

The 2010 film has stood the test of time for its feminist and surprisingly demure update of ‘The Scarlet Letter’ and 1980s John Hughes flicks. On the 10-year anniversary of its release, Isobel Lewis examines what the comedy so special and talks to its rad mum Patricia Clarkson about why it broke new romcom ground


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