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Highly Suspect Reviews: Booksmart

Booksmart Movie Review


Actress Olivia Wilde begins her directorial career with a bang with Booksmart. It’s the old formula of nerds on the last day of high school trying to find the big party but end up discovering things about themselves. Booksmart actually finds something fresh to do with the formula. Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein are the nerds who always took school and life so seriously they never made any time for a social life, apart from their own friendship. Upon discovering that all the party kids they always looked down on are getting into the same good schools they worked so hard for, they decide to spend this last night of high school cutting loose. Easier said than done when you’ve spent the last four years turning up your noses at all your classmates. Featuring a sizable cast of very funny people, Chris, Beau, and Frank thought Booksmart really delivered. Check out their review here.


Directed By: Olivia Wilde

Starring: Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein, Noah Galvin, Billie Lourd, Skyler Gisondo, Jessica Williams, Jason Sudeikis, Lisa Kudrow, Will Forte, Mike O’Brien

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