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Booksmart (Olivia Wilde; May 24, 2019) Movie

Discussion in 'Entertainment Forum' started by OhTheWater, Mar 11, 2019.

  1. OhTheWater

    Let it run Supporter


    Lot of buzz from SXSW
     
  2. OhTheWater

    Let it run Supporter

    Has the same RTJ song as the Good Boys trailer lol
     
  3. morgantayler

    Human Typo Prestigious

    This looks amazing
     
  4. Blimp City Hero

    Buddy Boy Prestigious

    Saw the trailer this morning and I really want to see it. Looks like a great team developing it with an even greater cast.
     
  5. Jonathan

    ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Verified

    Saw a screening last night with a cast/director Q&A afterwards. The entire theater was laughing from the first minute until the credits rolled, I was in stitches.

    This is a movie to watch. I foresee it winning lots of awards. It’s basically like LadyBird and Superbad tossed in a blender.

    Make sure you see this film as soon as it hits theaters. Honestly, the trailer doesn’t even begin to do it justice (I didn’t even watch the trailer before seeing it.)
     
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  6. phaynes12

    ball is life

    highly anticipated!!! beanie is a star!!
     
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  7. Serh

    @TiredOfSeth Prestigious

    hopefully seeing this tomorrow
     
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  8. Serh

    @TiredOfSeth Prestigious

    This is so great to hear
     
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  9. Jonathan

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    Honestly my friend and I were on a total high and we’re sad we have to wait until next month to see it again.
     
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  10. Serh

    @TiredOfSeth Prestigious

    Oh fuck I'm gonna get too excited now
     
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  11. Serh

    @TiredOfSeth Prestigious

    Related: I really wish I didn't have to miss the screening/Q&A with Olivia Wilde that was in Cambridge about a week or so ago. That kills
     
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  12. Jonathan

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    It was a lot of fun. I’m so glad we had a good moderator and good audience questions - whole cast and Olivia were delightful.

    Went to see the screening of “Sister Brothers” with a John C. Reilly last week, and the moderator was awful coupled with the most unimaginative audience questions.
     
  13. Serh

    @TiredOfSeth Prestigious

    This was near perfect. Honestly not able to overstate how much I enjoyed this. Possible prisoner of the moment speaking here, but I really think this deserves to be in the Lady Bird/Edge of Seventeen/Perks of Being a Waterflower realm. At the least
     
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  14. Zilla

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    Absolutely loved this. Haven’t laughed this hard in a theater since the Jump Street movies.
     
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  15. Serh

    @TiredOfSeth Prestigious

    Right? I couldn't believe the majority of my theater wasn't eating it up alongside me
     
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  16. Zilla

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    I was surrounded by a bunch of older folks that I assumed were there because of maybe Kaitlyn Dever and her association with “Last Man Standing.” I thought they’d leave once they realized her character was gay.

    I was wrong. They laughed super hard. This one much older lady next housed an entire box of popcorn and was laughing her ass off. It was a special experience.
     
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  17. Serh May 1, 2019
    (Last edited: May 1, 2019)
    Serh

    @TiredOfSeth Prestigious

    I envy you man. Thought for sure I'd get a more alive crowd than I did. Only thing that would've made the movie better for me. Regardless, this is my favorite film of the year thus far, and I don't see more than a few topping it
     
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  18. Serh May 12, 2019
    (Last edited: May 12, 2019)
    Serh

    @TiredOfSeth Prestigious

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  19. Jake Gyllenhaal

    Resident bad boy

    Maybe living in a blue state, but I tend to be the youngest in the crowd of older folks when going to screenings of indie movies and independent theaters. I look forward to seeing this but a lot of indie movies with younger cast tends to bring about the Boomers, more recently Lady Bird and Edge of Seventeen.
     
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  20. Zilla

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    I was one of the younger people in the audience there too. I think it was because it was an AMC A-List only screening and maybe the youths don’t have that. Definitely wasn’t the case with Eighth Grade. Nothing but young people there.
     
  21. iCarly Rae Jepsen

    Oh goose Prestigious

    this was great and I love how comedies can be progressive instead of regressive and be fucking hilarious
    Mike O'Brien and Billie Lourd both stole the movie
    I guess Beanie has to be in any movie directed by an actress now
    all the little details were great like how of course a theater kid would sing You Oughta Know at karaoke
     
  22. Maybevictor

    @maybevictor Prestigious

    This was really incredible. Jokes, acting, directing, and soundtrack all really clicked to make one of the better films this year and probably my favorite in this genre since Superbad.
     
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  23. Serh

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  24. xkhiemster

    You can't take the sky from me. Supporter

    This was great. Definitely closer to Blockers than to Lady Bird or Edge of Seventeen, in terms of the balance between comedy and drama. So like, not as poignant, but the laughs were bigger. (Eighth Grade is straight up horror. We don't talk about that one.)
     
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  25. Zilla

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    I dunno, that scene where the two girls are arguing after the pool and the music frowns out the argument and you see the iPhone lights slowly pop up was pretty masterful. Like, that’s great for a drama, let alone a comedy.
     
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