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Booksmart Review – A Wilde Ride!

Runtime: 105mins | Director: Olivia Wilde | Rating: 5 Stars The coming of age genre is one almost everyone is familiar with. Typically, kids in high school don’t know what to do once they leave college, they fear their friendships will never be the same, and they regret not trying to kiss the guy or girl of their dreams. It’s all very familiar. Booksmart doesn’t redefine the genre in any way, instead, it embraces the classic tropes and builds upon them elevating it to a height only a few other coming of age films have reached. This is a testament to Wilde’s directing ability and vision. So, what’s Booksmart actually about? Molly and Amy (Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever) are two self-confessed nerds who are about to graduate from high-school. Throughout their time there all they have done is focus on their grades to secure the best possible futures for themselves. After they discover that the other kids who partied, misbehaved and generally d