In the brand-new movie “Booksmart, ” high school elderly Molly( Beanie Feldstein) resolves to attend a blowout house party the night before graduation, worrying that she and her best friend Amy( Kaitlyn Dever) will be coming “the girls who missed out” on fun.
“We are not one-dimensional! We are smart! And recreation! ” Molly, the Yale-bound class president and valedictorian, declares.
Molly’s plan branches from a frightening apprehension, revealed in a repugnance movie-style slow-motion sequence. To her startle, various of the favourite kids inform her that they got into elite colleges very, despite how little make they seem to do.( Molly describes class vice president Nick as “allergic to work.”)
The disdain is reciprocal: Earlier in the movie, Molly overhears some of them in the lavatory, defaming her as a no-nonsense, workaholic shrew.
“She always acts like she’s 40, ” one of them says.
“Her vagina is probably stuffed with diplomas, ” another says.
Molly emerges from her shower stalling.
“Soon, it’s going to be stuffed with errand offerings, glossy[ store] sketches, and encouragements from the governor! ” she retorts, determined to prove that her succeed moral will pay off “while you guys were all make AP Handjobs.”