Booksmart and Seeking Empathy

Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut earned it’s spot in the ranks of other classic coming of age films.

The stars of Booksmart, Beanie Feldstein (left) and Kaitlyn Dever (right).

The week after Memorial Day weekend, a coworker of mine, a big dude covered in tattoos, walked into the office and proclaimed “Everyone has to go see Booksmart.” I had already seen it. He raved about it which pleasantly surprised and excited me to see someone who was not the target audience of the movie at all…