Kristen Stewart gets a terrible rap around here, although starring in Twilight, it’s hard to say she doesn’t deserve it. But truthfully, she’s a pretty decent actress — good in Adventureland and decent in In the Land of Women. She’s kind of an interesting actress, or at least significantly more interesting than her male contemporaries.
Anyway, I wasn’t all that enthusiastic about her taking the role of Joan Jett in The Runaways biopic, but it’s a savvy move on her part. With that, and Adventureland, at least she’s not trapped in the same role, exploiting her tweener demographic. A few images of her as Jett have leaked, and as much as I hate to say it: It’s pretty spot on. Take a look: