Booksmart

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Getting straight A's. Giving Zero F's.

Beanie Feldstein (Lady Bird) and Kaitlyn Dever (Short Term 12) lead this end-of-high-school comedy as two pals who seek to become trendy rulebreakers, believing it'll help them survive college. This marks the feature directorial debut of actor Olivia Wilde.

Hollywood Reporter

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A hilarious, blazingly paced teen comedy that also happens to mark the feature directing debut of Olivia Wilde.

The Guardian

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Booksmart is inclusive and progressive without feeling forced and announces Wilde, an actor who hasn't always found her groove on screen, as a major director, one of the more impressive behind-the-camera transitions I have seen for a while.

Variety (USA)

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Every generation needs its own rowdy high school comedy, and Millennials deserve one that treats the anxieties teens have been grappling with for millennia with the same urgency that Jerry Bruckheimer would bring to a high-stakes action movie.

Vulture

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Booksmart manages to be inclusive and progressive, without being precious about anything or sacrificing an ounce of humour.

Collider

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I adored Olivia Wilde's Booksmart, a movie that has a deep well of empathy not just for its brainy lead characters, but for teenagers in general.

Los Angeles Times

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"Booksmart" leaves you feeling unaccountably hopeful for the state of humanity - and the state of American screen comedy too.

New York Times

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"Booksmart" is sharp but not mean, warm without feeling too soft or timid.