The Charlie’s Angels reboot comes out soon, starring one of my favorite actresses: Kristen Stewart. She began acting at age eight and has nineteen years of experience under her belt, giving her quite a resume. So for anyone who wants to catch up on her career before the new movie, or who just wants to worship at the shrine of Kristen, here are her most essential films.
From a young age, Kristen Stewart had the chops to be an actor. She gave a memorable performance in one of my favorite thrillers as Jodie Foster’s daughter. The two of them are terrorized by three robbers and have to hole up in a panic room (an impenetrable room designed to keep homeowners safe).
At age 13, Stewart gave a mature performance in this made-for-TV-movie based on the popular YA book. She plays a teenage rape victim who becomes an outcast and stops talking. It’s heavy material that’s handled very well.
This is easily the best of the Twilight films. Stewart’s heartbreak as a lovelorn Bella is palpable. This also has the best soundtrack of all the films….and the funniest scenes with Anna Kendrick’s Jessica. This is probably the movie where Bella is most active in pursuing both Jake and Edward.
Stewart plays the girl next door in this comedy about a run down amusement park. A welcome break from Bella Swann, Stewart is the more mysterious and unattainable object of Jesse Eisenberg’s affections. This was their first pairing together.
Stewart went against type to play bad girl rocker Joan Jett. Her performance helps to anchor this rock biopic, featuring Dakota Fanning as Cherie Currie. Michael Shannon steals scenes as manager Kim Fowley.
Snow White and the Huntsman
This is one of Stewart’s most commercial and best known roles outside of the Twilight films. This dark take on the classic fairy tale doesn’t really get good until towards the end. But once Stewart’s Snow White finds her power and begins to lead a revolution, you’ll find yourself wanting more.
Clouds of Sils Maria
Kristen Stewart became the first American actress to ever win a César Award (the French Oscar) for her performance in this film. Stewart plays the personal assistant to Juliet Binoche. Binoche plays an actress cast as the older character in a lesbian drama, who wrestles with jealousy and insecurity while preparing for the role. There is some sexual tension between her and Stewart.
This weepie isn’t one of my favorite films (Julianne Moore should have won her Oscar for Freeheld instead), but Stewart gives a solid supporting performance as the daughter. Her scenes with Moore feel authentic.
This is Stewart’s second pairing with Jesse Eisenberg. This unexpected action film goes a little bonkers with the violence, but it’s a fun ride.
Stewart teamed up with Clouds director Olivier Assayas again for this haunting drama. She plays a personal shopper, trying to make contact with her twin brother who has passed away.
Kristen Stewart hasn’t garnered an Oscar nomination yet. However, she keeps choosing interesting and surprising roles. And she continues to play characters from all walks of life. So it’s probably only a matter of time.
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