To describe Booksmart as a "female Superbad" would be to diminish it as a simple gender flip. It's much more than that – and the fact that the film is so f*cking funny is just the cherry on top.
The 2019 SXSW Film Festival wrapped on Saturday, bringing to a close a festival that boasted 60 percent of female-directed films screening in competition and taking home a number of major awards.
Director Olivia Wilde's Booksmart is an endearing teen break-up and coming-of-age film rolled into one.
Vacation manages to stand on its own while also paying tribute to the original National Lampoon film. The jokes are raunchy, the cameos are plenty, and the ride is worth it if you're not overly sentimental about this kind of thing.