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Byline: Marcy Medina
"Easy a," the high school comedy that hits theaters friday, is the kind of teenage tale of angst that draws quick comparisons to the oeuvre of Eighties-era John Hughes. And with her red hair and whip-smart wit, star Emma Stone could pass for a latter-day Molly Ringwald. But a remake of "Pretty in Pink" this is not.
"Easy A" casts Stone as Olive, a quirky, precocious type who lives on the fringes of popularity and is seemingly unaware of the effect she has on the opposite sex. When she tells her best friend a little white lie about a romantic escapade, gossip spreads through campus and Olive soon finds herself the …