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‘Booksmart’ Bonanza and the Best High School Movies, With Olivia Wilde, Beanie Feldstein, and More

We preview ‘Booksmart,’ Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut out this weekend, and the latest in a long tradition of what we call “high school movies”

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We preview Booksmart, Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut out this weekend, and the latest in a long tradition of what we call “high school movies”—of which we share our top five lists (1:10). Then (recorded previously at SXSW), Sean is joined by Olivia Wilde, Beanie Feldstein, Kaitlyn Dever, Katie Silverman, and Billie Lourd to talk about making Booksmart and what it takes to make a successful high school comedy in 2019 (49:30).

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