Nothing wrong with that... except for the awkward chemistry between Cooper and Stone... and the fact that the cast is almost entirely white. Oh yeah, and Stone plays an Asian-American named Allison Ng. How is this casting a real thing?
Actually, to be even more precise, she plays a character who is a quarter Hawaiian and a quarter Chinese. *crickets* Needless to say, no one was impressed.
[Script for “Aloha”] EMMA STONE: I’m Asian. Look at how Asian I am. *Shops at farmers market* *Adores Wes Anderson* *Gets into Harvard*
— Daniel Lin (@DLin71) June 2, 2015
The only thing Chinese about Emma Stone in the movie Aloha is where her outfit is made. #AlohaMovie
— Ed Hill (@kingedhill) May 30, 2015
If Asian Americans and Hapas looked like Emma Stone, we wouldn't have this whole diversity problem in Hollywood in the first place. #Aloha
— Eugene Lee Yang (@EugeneLeeYang) May 30, 2015
Emma Stone playing an Asian character...in a movie called Aloha based in Hawaii w/ 60% Asian American population...with an all white cast?!?
— David Choi (@davidchoimusic) May 31, 2015
Admittedly, others were a little nicer:
EMMA STONE I know you don't have Twitter and probably won't see this, but you SLAYED in Aloha. You are flawless and I love you
— grace wilson (@Amazingrace121) June 2, 2015
Now, here's the trailer again so you can see her in action:
WE DON'T GET IT.