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Olivia Wilde, Beanie Feldstein, and Kaitlyn Dever Play 'Name the Review'

The Booksmart director and costars put their knowledge of high-school movies to the test.

by | May 21, 2019 | Comments

Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut, Booksmart, is being called one of the best high-school movies of the decade – a Superbad meets Lady Bird laugh-fest that sees two studious types making up for years of good behavior with one night of craziness. The movie blew audiences at South by Southwest away when it premiered there in March, and is currently at 100% on the Tomatometer. But how well do the people who made Booksmart know the high school movies their new movie is being so favorably compared to? We put them to the test with a special edition of our game, ‘Name the Review.’ Wilde and costars Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever each read reviews of famous teen and high school movies aloud, and then guess which movies the reviews were for. How did they fare? Let’s just say it wasn’t a straight-As situation.

Booksmart is in theaters May 24, 2019


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Booksmart (2019)
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Adjusted Score: 111.928%
Critics Consensus: Fast-paced, funny, and fresh, Booksmart does the seemingly impossible by adding a smart new spin to the coming-of-age comedy.
Synopsis: The story follows Dever and Feldstein's characters, two academic superstars and best friends who, on the eve of their high... [More]
Directed By: Olivia Wilde

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