Booksmart

critic Reviews

, 96% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • Fast-paced, funny, and fresh, Booksmart does the seemingly impossible by adding a smart new spin to the coming-of-age comedy.
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    Aline DolinhBitch Media
    Though it really shouldn't be at this point in time, it's exhilarating to see a film centered on teenage girls... Yet to champion the film as a universal reflection of teenage girldom rather than a highly specific fantasy also does it a disservice.
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    Rachel Vorona CoteBitch Media
    With elegant clarity, Booksmart demonstrates how certain experiences can feel colossal and of walloping import even when we know we're waiting for something else-something we can't possibly fathom.
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    Kevin MaherTimes (UK)
    ...witty, raucous, perfectly played and eventually packs an emotional wallop.
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    Robert Daniels812filmreviews
    Booksmart is a loving and endearing piece of filmmaking - wickedly funny and adventurous - and a jaw dropping directorial debut from Wilde.
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    Christy LemireFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    It's raunchy and kind of gross at times, but there is such heart, sweetness, and honesty about high school.
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    Wenlei MaNews.com.au
    It sounds like such a cliche but you will literally laugh and cry, and flash back to your own teenage days with fondness, not horror.
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    Lonita CookKCTV5 News at 9
    It's a lot more meaty and soulful than you'd anticipate.
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    Nicholas OonMaximum Hype (YouTube)
    While being an excellent example of the power of friendship, Booksmart is also a warning to viewers that labels are dangerous.
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    Ben TurnerThe Pink Lens
    There's something innately hilarious about watching the "good kids" losing themselves in bad behaviour.
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    Kip MooneyCollege Movie Review
    It's at the top of the class.
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