We’ve been blessed with a lot of great high-school, slice of life, coming-of-age stories recently (Seventeen, Ladybird, etc), but I think this is the best one. It’s exceptionally well directed (great camera work), and the cast is universally excellent. 

More importantly, it’s the only coming of age story of late about teenagers realizing they aren’t the only people in the universe. Ladybird et al are bout peering inward, but Booksmart is about seeing others. That matches my experience of late high school pretty well. 

Bumping soundtrack too.

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