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

    28 days 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

    28 days 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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