‘Booksmart’ isn’t the female ‘Superbad,’ it’s a riotous teen comedy that explores friendship, love, and self-realization

 By Douglas Davidson  May 23, 2019 Watching the new teen comedy Booksmart, you would not know this is the feature film directorial debut for Olivia Wilde (Life Itself, House). Nuts to bolts, Booksmart is a heat-seeking rocket of a film. It’s precise, on target and explosive, and, if this plays as strongly as it seems … Continue reading ‘Booksmart’ isn’t the female ‘Superbad,’ it’s a riotous teen comedy that explores friendship, love, and self-realization