• ‘Booksmart' delivers laughs and a new leading lady: Beanie Feldstein

    3 monthes ago - By New York Post

    Beanie Feldstein has an unteachable quality of many comedy greats that came before her, such as Tina Fey, Paul Rudd and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. When you watch her on-screen, you want to be her best friend. Feldstein's off-the-charts appeal is showcased brilliantly in the new indie comedy “Booksmart,” in which the actress rockets from “Lady Bird”...
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  • The leads of Olivia Wilde's Booksmart want to queer up the teen movie genre

    The leads of Olivia Wilde's Booksmart want to queer up the teen movie genre

    3 monthes ago - By Dazed Digital

    Imagine Training Day set in a high school: that was how actor-turned-director Olivia Wilde pitched Booksmart to Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein, the film's two dynamic leads. Instead of grizzled cops, though, Booksmart 's protagonists are Amy and Molly , a pair of straight-A students navigating the tricky terrain of partying with their peers. In a shrewd inversion of the teen genre, the pair learn on the last day of school that they've...
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