The Pretty One is a first feature by writer-director Jenée LaMarque. The movie is a lot of fun in parts, but it's subverted by lazy plotting and narrative tones that clash like soup-pot cymbals. Fortunately, says Kurt Loder, it also has Zoe Kazan, playing both Laurel and Audrey. And as anyone who saw her at full glow in Ruby Sparks might guess, Kazan is enough to make the movie worth seeing.
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