Review: In the winning ‘Booksmart,’ a teen comedy revolution

Entertainment 05/22/19, 11:40

The insanely winning "Booksmart" boasts too many breakthroughs to count. There are the two leads, Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein, both of whom we've seen before but not like this. There is the director, Olivia Wilde, whose debut behind the camera is remarkably assured. And then there is the teen ...

Summer Movie Preview: The women behind ‘Booksmart’

Entertainment 05/03/19, 09:50

If you've heard anything about the film "Booksmart," you've probably also heard the words "female 'Superbad'." The high school comedy is about two best friends over the course of one epic 24-hour period. And, yes, the friends are women played by Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein (incidentally, Jonah Hill's sister).While ...

Harmony Korine’s latest, Beto O’Rourke doc to debut at SXSW

U.S. 01/16/19, 15:01

Harmony Korine's "The Beach Bum," Olivia Wilde's directorial debut and a documentary on the breakout campaign of Texas politician Beto O'Rourke will premiere at the annual South by Southwest Film Festival.The Austin, Texas-based festival announced the lineup to its 26th edition Wednesday after previously revealing that Jordan Peele's "Us" will ...

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