Unfortunately, the comic-book gods must be fed, and thus, the lousiness of the rest of the movie and the end of a franchise flirtation that, all told, Stone is probably pleased to be rid of.
This was right before the Mc Conaissance, back when he was still mailing in stuff like this.
Birdman was a major changeup for Stone: She plays Olive, a precocious, misfit year-old who lies about losing her virginity, which suddenly makes her unexpectedly popular.
Hollywood is full of starlets, but none have just the right combination of wide-eyed optimism, snarky wit, and gal-next-door sweetness that Stone brought to the performance.
When the movie is looking for a final joke beat at the end, it goes back to her, the one person who consistently provided them. Zombieland This is another supporting role, but Stone brings her no-nonsense, brash-but-so-fun persona to the next level as one of the few survivors of a zombie holocaust, foraging throughout the landscape with Jesse Eisenberg, Abigail Breslin, and Woody Harrelson. She makes this minor part into a major one, walking into a funky, off-kilter comedy and ramping it up into something soulful and warm. The film is a feminist parable that can sometimes be too rah-rah — favoring sentiment over nuance — but Stone supplies the heart, showing us a woman fighting for equality but also wrestling with her sexuality, getting involved with a beautiful hairdresser Andrea Riseborough but keeping the relationship under wraps for fear of angering fans and promoters.
This is where Stone perfected her adorkable persona just as major stardom beckoned. In future years, Battle of the Sexes may be the movie we point to where Stone pivoted away from her more adorable roles to something a little more grown-up and weary.
That applies to Mia as much as it does Stone, who, with La La Land, turned her lovable, indomitable spirit into something timeless. Vulture Emma Stone has said that her role model as an actress is Diane Keaton , which makes total sense: In the span of a decade, she has gone from a first-time movie actress in Superbad to one of the most popular performers in the world, not to mention an Oscar winner.
Was it when she and Gosling tap-dance in the Hollywood Hills, or when they swirl among the stars at the Griffith Observatory? But that didn't get Faith Stone and Ryan For from staid out on a small.
One is a cruel but admirably strange joke on homeschooling starring Watts and Liev Schreiber, and the other is a gonzo scene in which Stone and Kieran Culkin exchange supercharged sexual banter in a grocery store over the intercom.
Which moment in this nostalgic, bittersweet musical won her the Best Actress Oscar?
Was it when she and Gosling tap-dance in the Hollywood Hills, or when they swirl among the stars at the Griffith Observatory?
The Because I Said So star allegedly wasn't happy that Adams was only providing enough money to cover half of the mortgage on the home they shared plus property tax and insurance.
The picture showed Megan sitting on a bed strumming guitar beneath an American flag that hung on the wall.