How Have We Never Seen This Before?
How Have We Never Seen This Before?

Season 1, Episode 6 · 2 years ago

Booksmart: "Prepare to Get Consensually Bashed!"


In Episode 6, Isabel and Lauren discuss the 2019 highschool comedy, Booksmart, directed by Olivia Wilde. 

Join us as we talk about how every movie is sponsored by Volvo, Lauren's own personal positive affirmations, and our best friend duos.

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Hey everyone, welcome back to how have we never seen this before? This week we watched book smart. Stay tuned to hear US talk about how every movie is sponsored by Volvo, Lauren's own personal affirmations and how we relate to every best friend do. This is a podcast where two best friends talk about movies they've never seen before. I'm Isabelle and I'm Lauren, and this is how have we never seen this before? Shout out to our friends Aidan O'Brien and Kate harcom for being the first two people to correctly guess this week's movie. AIDEN has one before, so we decided that we wanted to have two winners this week, and if you want to be the winner on one of our episodes, make sure to follow us on Instagram at how we never podcasts. All right, let's get into the all right, let's get into this episode. So I don't even know where to start with this. Okay, I could start this time if you'd like. Okay, cool. So, book smart basically opens up with the main character waking up and doing some affirmations. And, in case you didn't know, I don't think I told you this, but recently I've been doing affirmations. I have this APP and you basically say I'm worthy, I'm worthy, I'm whatever, and stuff like that, and it plays us like inspirational music and like I kind of want you to listen to it because it's pretty funny. Yeah, I don't think I could take that seriously. Wait, do you want me to play it? Yeah, okay, this APP is called think up, and this is my affirmation. I deserved to be happy that you I love myself and accept myself exactly as I choose to honor my baby, my string. That basically just repeat for forever, because you only have three free affirmations that you could record. Why? I'm trying to manifest my employment. At least I have another year for that, right. But yeah, so molly is doing affirmations. Hers are a little more empowering than what you just heard. But as she like, then she like walks out and she meets her friend, a me. But as she walks out, I have the same backpack. Is Her like it's right next to me. You know what I think is funny? When I was watching this film, I kind of like compared us to them. That's what I was doing. Yeah, definitely think that you're a me and I'm molly. I don't know if you agree with me or not. Yeah, yeah, but then then they had that fight and I was like, but we both can't make decisions, so that part's not us. Yeah, I mean it wasn't completely, like a hundred percent, but in the best friend duo, I think I don't like molly, but I guess I'm Mollie either. But like I felt like when I did kind of like her, I felt like she was more you. Oh, it's so dight. I like I was telling my mom, like how we're talking about how we can always find ourselves in duo's. I think it's cute. So I wait, we should tell the audience the best friend duo's we have so far. Okay, so first one, this is important because it comes up. I'm Sean and your gusts from Psych, Yep, and then I'm nick, your Schmidt from new girl, YEP, and then from Teen Wolf. I feel like that's like a very niche show, not like tons of people watch it, but like your sky at and I'm styles. Yep. More is that it? Oh, share and dion over verb right, you're you're Dan and I'm share. Yeah, I don't know how we determined that, but you're sharing. I'm dion. I don't yeah, I don't remember. Maybe it was like at a time where I couldn't drive. Oh yeah, version, who can try? HMM, okay, yes, but Oh, you also find out that molly is the Valedictorian and that she and amy are kind of weird. Yeah, they're pretty weird. She's also the the soon buddy president.

Oh yeah, also, I was thinking, like Amy Drives Molly to school and I was like we should done that. But the thing is is that your house was five minutes away from school, in the opposite direction. I know, like it would be so counterproductive for me to drive to you or you to drive exactly. But then it's also the last day of school and everyone starting in the hallway. I don't like a public school thing, like my privilege was about it. Like I've never been to public school and I would love to know. But well, neither view relate. I've never been to public school. I actually, Um, I don't know. I don't think that's a thing. Some, I mean, I was wouldn't ta get in trouble for vandalizing the school? I don't know, I don't know, but Oh, we find out that they walk into the principal's office and of course the principle is Jason Sedays. I love him. He's like, I hope I never see any of you ever again. Yep, but also she's like I want to run the budget numbers with the next student body present. Like are they budget? Like that's never a thing we had. We don't see the budget or I I feel like these elections, like for us at least, were always a popularity contest and ragged and they never actually did anything, like they just led morning meeting. Yeah, but maybe that's a private school thing. You. I hate saying that. Yeah, I feel like I really hate myself. But anyway, after they talked to the principle, they go to their first class and their teachers missed. Fine, and they're like best buds with a teacher, which, like, did people like really have teachers that they like that much? Yes, for you, you are like related to some of your teachers from high school. Their family, I'm your mom was a teacher. I know, but it's not like I didn't want to be like Hey, can I have your phone number? I don't know. Aren't you friends? I've I'm friends with a bunch of my teachers from high school and Facebook, but that's different. It's not like having their phone number to text whenever you or you need a ride to a party. Like, yeah, I think they're really forward for high school ors. Yeah, but at this classroom this kid walks in, jared. He's super rich. He wears like Gucci shirts and stuff with the things around the collar. But anyway, that kid, jared, plays Young Sean in psych in the later season. He does. How did you know that? Because I just watched it. Oh, I just watched season sixty three eight and the music. That's so funny and I love him. He's so funny and he's my favorite character in this whole movie. Really. Yeah, I love him. He's so good. You're not agree? No, I like him. I'm really happy with the ending. Yeah, but yeah, I guess he if I had to pick one favorite character, I I'd say him or Jason's. The day is all right. Also, at this point I double checked and I got all their names right. So like, and I went back and I wrote in their names in my note so I wouldn't have to forget. So please be proud of me. I'm so proud of you. Oh wait, wait, there's also something that I was going to mention back at the beginning. Yeah, so at the beginning amy picks up molly in her vol though you and they drive to school Volvo. Ever since we talked about twilight last week, I've been seeing Volvos everywhere. I just remember one of our teachers in high school. He had a Volvo and that's the only person I think of when it comes I don't know why, but you don't think of Robert Pat Pattent Patterson. How do you say? Is last name? It's Pattinson. There's no Pattinson. Oh, I don't know. It's definitely not Patterson. Okay, let's just call him Robert P Rob Rob. But also, at this point, George, who's one of the the kids in class. I don't know the UP. Okay, I don't know that. His friend's name? Which one? The black friend? I don't know who. Who? Well, which, like George, is the kid with the glasses who's like a few angel and Alan, I was rinsings allent. Okay, yeah, so I'll say like, like they go up apparently high schools like in home, and they have a stage apparently in every classroom. Reminds... of high school musical. That's exactly what I'm thinking. They're my favorite. But he like goes up on the stage and he's like talking about something and says, I know this from my time in Bartholona, and I hate when people say that, like we get it, you studied abroad in Spain, my time in Barthlona. He also looks super familiar, but I like the only like face I could picture him as is the kid from vine who's like, what up, my name's jared of nineteen, and I never wait, what's his name? His name in it is Georgeorge. Yeah, let me look it up. He's only in three things. That's assassination nation, book smart and the Real O'Neil's. That's where I've seen him. What which one the real annals at the TV show about like an Irish Catholic family or something. M Yeah, okay, thank you for you all right. Oh, this girl named hope is rude to molly because molly is judging everyone for I never got her name and I wrote bathroom girl waiter. Yeah, her name is hope and she's kind of mean to molly, but also molly is mean to everyone, so I hate that. She like the only thing she wants is to be better than everyone else. Yeah, she dishes it out too, but she can't take it, I know. But anyway, after class they go out to lunch and they get stood outside and man, I was jealous. That's the one thing I wanted, like only a senior could you eat outside at our school. Oh yeah, so then molly and a you're talking and molly's like you should go and talk to Ryan, like you have to go talk to Ryan, and I was confused at first because when amy walks over to go talk to Ryan, the person who actually is Ryan, it seemed like she was just walking past her. I know. I was like we but who is Ryan? But then it turns out Ryan is this skater girl that amy has a crush on, and then everything makes sense. I thought it was kind of Nice that they subtly throw in like lessons to learn. So, basically, molly says something ignorant. Okay, so amy is confused because she doesn't know if Ryan is gay or not, and Molly says, Oh, come on, she wore a polo to prom, and then amy basically says that's her gender. Performance has nothing to do with her sexual orientation. I kind of like how this movie just Throz in educational things for people while also remaining pretty funny. Yeah, I felt like this movie was super progressive and I like that, but at the same time it also seemed very, I don't like, unrealistic, and I I was like, I don't I don't know where I fall on that line. I like that it's progressive, but it's hard to kind of identify with because this right now, this would never happen in high school, maybe in La but over here on the East Coast, in rural Pennsylvania, yeah, that's a pipe dream. Yeah, this move. Have you ever seen super bad? No, but when I looked up this movie it said it was like very, very minutes. No, Super Bad. It reminds me of a girl woke version of Super Bad. But I honestly liked super bad a lot more than I like this movie. That's just because do you know who mclovin is? Yeah, the license plate, right, I'm yeah, license, late, driver's license. Yeah, but yeah, so this movie reminds me so much of super bad. Maybe I'll watch that and they'll agree should watch it. It's really funny. So after amy goes over to talk to Ryan. She actually like runs into Ryan as Ryan's trying to skate around her or past her something, and she immediately runs back to molly's like that was a complete disaster, like we're so like, I'm so weird. We're so weird, like why are we? Like? I don't know. It was just like why am I like this? And she's like I gotta run to the bathroom and it's like a graffiti bathroom. I always wanted one of those. That seems so cool. People just ride all over the walls, but they're also like gender neutral bathrooms. Yeah, I don't know, any cool. I didn't know if that was on purpose or if they just like went into the bathrooms, but the fact that there wasn't any backlash, I guess, kind of that you could tell like it was just normal for them, was pretty cool. Yeah, but I thought was funny about this scene was that the one of the drawings on the bathroom says you're ugly, but they use the wrong your and Um, molly goes in a fix. Is it? That's your percent something I would do, I know it. But while she's in the bathroom, there these two guys and another girl in there and they're actually talking about molly and how they would or wouldn't sleep with her because she's too much... a forty year old woman. But also like that's kind of cool, but also it's not. Then they were just like making fun of Molly, and then she this she could kind of take it here, though. She like walked out of the bathroom, about out of the stall and like wash your hands, like no, don't stop on my account, like keep talking, like keep saying what you're going to say about me, because if you can say it without me knowing I was here, like you should be able to say it right now. I don't know. I was at that point I was like I'm kind of glad, like he knows who she is and she like sticks to that. HMM. But then also later I was like, but you're like only thing is, like you want to be better than everyone else. Yeah, the only reason why she knows who she is at this moment in time is because she doesn't know that all the other people got into amazing colleges, which is totally unrealistic for yeah, we forgot to mention this, but molly is going to Yale and amy is going to Columbia. Yeah, and while she's in the bathroom she finds out that this up, this mean girl, she's also going to Yale and this other guy's going to Georgetown and someone's going someone else is going to Columbia and someone's going to Stanford, and it's it's like, oh well, maybe I'm not as good as I thought I was. And also this, this mean girl that she's talking to, who's also going to Yale, is the same girl that previously she sludge shamed by calling her a nickname, which was, I think the nickname is. It's either roadside assistance or triple A. I think they they b both. Yeah, yeah, and that comes up later. Yeah, yeah, and then she kind of freaks out and she's running through the halls asking everybody where they they're going to school. Oh, and the vice president, who she deemed as being totally incompetent and just a dumb jock, is actually going to Georgetown, for example. And then Gig this crazy rich girl who is close friends with jared, is going to Harvard. She's like it's my fifth Jos, I wouldn't want to go to Harvard, but like I wish Harvard could be my fifth choice, I know. But then she's like completely crushed because she realizes she's not better than everyone else, which, I don't know, maybe that's like a good realization. HMM. She prides herself on making the decision to not go out and party and have fun or do anything besides go to the library with amy, and she thinks that's the reason why she's going to a good school. Meanwhile, people who do have fun or slack off sometimes are going to just as good schools, if not better. Yeah, it's like well, like if everyone else could do both, like why couldn't I do both? I should do both so I can be just as good or better than everyone else. HMM. So then she decides that her and amy are going to break all of the rules in one evening, the evening before graduation. So when they ride after they decide that they're gonna go out and they're going to go to parties and they're going to be cool. I guess they're getting ready in amy's room and they like put on these matching braves and stuff, and then they have a fanny pack that they fill with hand sanitizer and their fake college ids so they could go to the college library. But then for summer. I don't know what made them bring this up, but then they start talking about masturbating or something. Oh, yeah, I don't know like where that came from them. Oh, because molly wants amy to lose her virginity this evening. Oh, I must like miss that one part. But yeah, and they're talking about and she's like she, I guess like practices or something. We why did this remind me of the Black Swan, the scene with the stuffed animals watching? Only I didn't even think about that, but yeah, it's like exactly the same. That is all I could think about at this time. Oh, but yeah, like she practices with this panda stuffed animal. I don't know. And then they're talking about how amy's parents actually think that her and molly are dating, because I spent much time together, and amy's like yeah, whenever I tell them that I'm going to meet you at the library, they think I'm like going over to your house or like we're going out, and we're actually just going to the library. Yeah, so then they go downstairs and we find out that amy's mom is played by Lisa Koo Joe. I'm like yes, and the they're like they have all these snacks out that they've prepared for their graduation, and I feel like that's something your mom would do. Oh yeah, like a hundred percent. Like at your graduation party she had all those things. You were at my graduation party. What do we have? I don't remember, but there are lots of snacks. That was four years ago.

My God, they grow up so bad. Now I just graduated college and I'm unemployed. I love it. Gotta love US state of the world. Gotta love having all this time to make podcasts. Yes, we do love it. If you'd like to sponsor us, please list an income. Moving on, then they amy asks her parents if she can just spend the night at Molly's and they have these massive winner coats on, like why do you have those winner coats in La First of all, but like that's not convincing or anything, and she says, well, it's gradual Suation, like you got to be here. But Molly says like her parents will drive them to the ceremony in the morning and they go sit outside, acting like we're going to go to the party, but they don't have the address. And that's like kind of the huge part of the movie is that they don't have the address of of this guy's aunt's house. Okay, I don't think that part makes any sense at all, because they decided in the middle of the day that they were going to be doing this and so their excuse was that everyone was already drunk and having fun. But how was that possible when they probably texted them in the middle of the day? I know, I like. I don't understand why they couldn't have asked them on a school so then they're on there on the side of the road and they're just watching videos of the of the party on like sap chat, and the first person they call that they think would have the address to this party is jared, but also his car. When he comes to pick them up, his car looks like the mystery machine. Oh yeah, kind of doing do oh my God. So when they get into the car, he calls it the SS lit as fuck, and then he goes to start the car and it starts playing a feminist audio book, and I love that. I love jared. He's just like all around the great person. I think he is a good guy. And then gg calls, who's the super rich girl who's going to Harvard, and she's like, I left my tin of special things in your car. Amy and molly like see it and they're freaking out. They're like, Oh my God, it's drugs, like it very much looks like drugs, but turns like no, it's actually her vitamins. She likes to crush them up and snort them. I do not believe that. And then they decide to start speaking in Chinese because jared took Spanish and he wouldn't understand them. Did you understand anything that they were saying? I mean, I don't remember what they're saying. I think I like understood like some words. In case you didn't know, Isabel took Chinese for like two years. Now only took it for a year and then I quit hesstery. But then, instead of actually taking them to the party that they wanted to go to, jared takes them to his yacht and at this one I was like, I don't know what I thought this movie was going to be, but this is not it. M Like, I don't know, this is not what it's it at all. It's kind of like super bad because the whole movie they're trying to get to this party and they end up at all these random places. It's like almost a direct rip off of off of Super Bad. Maybe this would make sense if I had seen it. Maybe I'd like this more. I don't know. Yeah, but jared basically says prepared to get bashed at Jared's party, but get consentually dead. But he said consentually bashed, so it's okay. Yeah, yeah, so no one's at this party except Gig. She comes up to amy and smells her and she's like you smell like my wife, and then all of us. She's like you're my best friend in the world and she takes her up to the roof of this yacht. and Oh but before that, I forgot, she put strawberries in their mouths. It's just like eat these strawberries. They like try not to, but that's it. And you're like, okay, that was weird, but you figure out later that they're they were dipped in drugs. Yeah, and GIG offers amy some of her weed to smoke, but then the security guard comes up and tells her she can't and she freaks out, smashes a bottle and threatens him. And while this is going on, molly is downstairs with jared and she tries to tell him that you can't do that, you can't buy people's affection, you can't like try and like throw all these wild parties you get people to like you, and that he's just trying too hard. And then Duran's like, but you try hard everything, and that's what I really like about you, which is cute. And then molly like freaks out and runs away and he's like, I gotta find am like we gotta leave, and they she eventually makes it up to the roof and at this point she's like about to jump off the top of the boat, like she tries to drag a me and molly with her and then jumps off the boat and then they run...

...away. Yeah, but molly does not want the night to be over. She still wants to go to Nick's party. Yeah, and she calls a Malala. I don't know why they choose that, like it means full support, no questions asked, but I didn't understand why they used that name. I think in this movie they they constantly referenced feminist icons and because they look up to them so much. So why not have a code word for arguably the best feminist ion is all? So then amy's like fine, because you said that, like you get one a year. Are you sure you want to do this? She's I guess. So they call a lift to go to this party, which they still don't have the address of, and the lift driver is is the principle. Yes, like, what is his car? There's I think are the lights the hanging lengths like Chili peppers? Yeah, I thought it was pretty cool. I always love decked out ubers. I also think it's funny. It was a nice touch that they said that they were taking a lift. Yeah, because UVER sucks. That's all I'll say. Yeah, I prefer lift over over and day. Yeah, and lift was kind of created for women to feel safe. Hm, I appreciate. While they're in the car, molly wants to prepare amy for what could potentially happen tonight. So they put their headphones in and they start to watch porn and the cart which is like super really, first off, you're in the car with your principle, like I don't care that you have headphones and that's so weird. That is so bizarre. And while they're doing that, they're like, oh, Molly's phone is about the time, and she's like Oh, do you have any phones? Are just like yeah, I got like twenty, and they plug it in and it's fine effort, like you know what's gonna Happen, but it as soon as she supposed doing. Nothing happens. But then the prince was like, Oh, you want to listen your own music, I can just turn it on on there on the radio, and then this porn starts playing out loud. Yeah, and everyone freaks out. It's super weird. And and then, once they finally get to stop, the principles like, Oh, is that Cardi B what? So then they show up at the wrong house and it's a murder mystery party that is being run by George and Allen. First off, this doesn't happen. This second Geg is there and she's completely dry and no one knows how she got there because there's no way she could have made it there before them. Well, when they get there, they also are assigned characters, because it's like clue, and molly is a dead baron, a baron orthodontist, and amy is a farm girl who just moved away from the farm. But when they see Gig she says she knows where next party is. Then she's like it's at his aunt's house, like we already knew that. She doesn't have the address anything. But then she also tells them that the strawberries were drugged and they start freaking out and somehow they end up in George's sisters room and they collapse to the floor and when they wake up they think that they're like Barbie dolls and they're dressed as the characters that they were they were given when they arrived. So they go to look at themselves in the mirror and molly's like, Oh my God, I look awful, this is so gross, the way that I don't have any Chub. She said Chub specifically, and amy's like, I don't know, I kind of liking it. Then they like come down the stairs and there they like walked out of the house, but like they're still dolls. They like have completely stick straight legs and arms and they're like walking out of the House and then it's like over. One thing that annoyed me about the previous scene is that the representation for gay men in this film was they played off of stereotypes a lot, HMM, and I think it would have been good to see like a gay character in the film who wasn't obsessed with drama and theater and saying and stuff like that. Yeah, but that's my one critique. But yeah, so then they leave the house and they're they're fine out, and amy so like I want to I want to go home, like I want this night to be over. And Gigi ends up outside and is like, but you can't go home yet because molly wants to go to Nick's because molly is in love with Nick, and amy had no idea. But then they're sitting there talking to each other about how molly saying like Oh, like, I'm not good enough for like I degrading herself with an amy slaps are and is like no, you're all these wonderful things and it's it's nice cash give her a good pep talk and...

I could slap in the face. Yeah, and amy says she'll go to Knicks party because that's what molly really wants. She likes him and she wants to to try and make a move, I guess. And to do that they do what they do best and they do their homework. So they'd go to the library to try and figure out where knicks and lives in actuality. The library doesn't even help them. They find out a clue from their phones. Yeah, as wasted so much time. So once they get this clue on their phone and it's a video of me, I think it's nick. He's like smashing pizza boxes from this police called Ludo's pizza. And so they go there and they this is weird. They like go into the back of the pizza drivers car, but they have their like they have a ponytail from like the very top of their head right above their forehead, and they make it a mask over their face. That's so dumb. It was like why would first of all, maybe you could just ask inside and not getting this man's car and he's like reprimending the pizza drivers. He gets in the car. He's like reprimending them, like I could be all these things, like I said, like I could take you to this place and like leave you there and record you. And it was like what, like why are you saying? Why do you have this whole thing planned out? Well, we later find out. Yeah, we find out, but they get the address of the place, but their phones are dying and they can't call an uper. Oh and amy also left her phone in the driver's car. Oh Yeah, Um, this reminds me of when we were trying to get a lift back to center city. My God, and after the One thousand nine hundred and seventy five concert and we are stranded in Camden in twenty four degree weather. And it wasn't even that our phones were like actually dead, it was that it was so cold our phones couldn't stay charged. Yeah, Oh, that's so scary. Like no one, even when we had full battery, no one would take our at was it called, like our call or whatever. No one would drive US home or drive us to our car. And, just to clarify, my uber rating is four point nine eight and no one would take us. So they can't call it over, they can't do anything, so they call their teacher. Miss Fine, what teacher would ever be like, yeah, I'm going to take you no party where I know there's underage drinking and I'm going to be totally fine of it. At the beginning of the movie I thought she was so cool, but then once she she just is kind of creepy. Yeah, like I want to like her. I wanted to like her too, but then I was like, what, what are you doing? Yeah, you find. Well, we'll tell you later why. She also turns out to be not so great. Yeah, and but she's also like take my clothes too. She's like, yeah, you can wear my clothes, but there's no way that those clothes would fit either of them perfectly. Yeah, they all have different body shapes, like completely different, which is great, like different representation of body types, but like, you can't take her clothes because they wouldn't fit you. But anyway. So they're finally at the Party and at this point the teachers like wouldn't it be funny if I went inside to and join the party? There's like, Huh, no, don't do that. Wouldn't she get arrested? If she would definitely get arrested if ever and there was underage yeah, like why would you go inside? And she's will get there. Um. But when they get into the party, amy, however, amy, no, I mean molly. Molly, sees nick right away and there's this weird dance scene between the two of them, like everyone else disappears and their modern dancing through the house or something. You can tell that they're trying not to laugh at this scene, especially when they do the head bobbing thing. It was so weird. That was so bizarre. I don't think it was necessary at all. No, it really wasn't. I feel like there was no point in it. But Amy Sees Ryan as well and she goes over to talk to her. They also see Gig at the party, who knows how she got there, and you also seeine. You also see miss fine walk in and you're like, what are you doing here? And then the guy who I don't know his name. It's fine, we don't know his name, but he has really, really long hair but he hasn't embraid and then, as soon as he sees are, starts in braiding them and it's very uncomfortable. Yeah, at this point I was thinking to myself, oh, there's no way he has any chance with a teacher. Yeah, yeah, you'd...

...think, but you would think. But then it cuts to amy, who goes to do Karaoke in a different room with Ryan and Geg and Nick Sees Molly at the same time it's like, oh my gosh, like I can't believe I got molly to go out to a party. It's kind of like cuts back and forth between like the different scenes of amy with Ryan and then molly with Nick and in the Karaokee Room George's. They're singing Karaoke and Ryan tries to get molly to sing Karaoke and it's like, you mean amy. Why did I do that? I kept writing, I kept switching her names around. Yeah, I definitely mean a me. Ryan tries to get Abed think Karaoke and she's really good. And then Molly's with Nick and they're playing beer pong and molly, listen, nothing warms my heart, my party number one party school heart, then seeing someone playing beer pong with their crush and being their partner. That, like that is best case scenario for someone. And it's like that when it's like in high school musical, the first one when Troy's like teaching Gabriel to shoot basketball, but it's like Molly's teaching nick how to shoot a ping pong ball into a cup of beer. Like nothing makes two people fall for each other more than being beer pong partners and winning victory. Yeah, it was. That was cute, like I was. I was rooting for them at that point and then wasn't anymore. But yeah, so, anyway, we also see the guy with the long hair. is like making a drink for the teacher and is like do I do? I want to sleep with her, like yeah, I do, and then goes over and gives her drink and she's like wow, this is really good. She says you're twenty right, like that matters. He's your student, I know, like he's still your student until he graduate. But then nick is like yeah, I love huffle puffs, and I was like Oh, huffle puffs. Yes, some hufful puff representation in here, because everyone always hates huffle puffs and I don't know why I'm not a huffle puff, so I won't say anything. I'm a huffle puff and yeah, I don't like being a huffle puff. I am actually. This is funny, though, because I'm actually like raving claws. So they're in like molly is YEP, which is weird because I feel like you're a me and I'm molly. So I know it's weird. After he like accurately picks molly's exact Harry Potter House, he leads and says, I guess to go take care of something. He says don't move. Yeah, he's like don't move, I feel you're going to move. Don't move, and she's like I'm not going to move. But but then amy and Ryan like jump into the pool and Ryan kind of disappears, but amy swimming around. But then she sees Ryan making out with Nick, which is where Nick I guess, went, and she freaks out and is trying to find molly and is run around the house by me, finds her and calls her own Malala and says like I like, I do not want to be here, I have to go and MOH and molly is standing in the same spot as before, saying that nick is gonna be right back and that everything is going well. Yeah, she hasn't moved at all, which is like you're like, clearly she's upset you. You can't do this for your friend. Like that really bothered me. Yeah, but also, why wouldn't she just tell her? Yeah, that that also didn't make any sense to me. I was like just say it, like Ryan, like I don't know. She didn't even have to say next. You could have just said Ryan was like making out someone else and like it made her really upset. Yeah, you can't just say, I don't know. I think they were both in the wrong here, because she didn't say anything, any reason why she wanted to leave. She just said I I need to leave, like but also I feel like it shouldn't matter. I feel like if she like she was clearly that upset and she's like I need to leave, you should be like, okay, we're going. Yeah, molly should have been asking what do you need? We can go, just tell me like the reason so I can help you. And Amy should have said why she was upset, because she kind of makes it seem like she's just tired and wants to go. I don't know, she seemed like pretty clearly upset to me. I felt like there wasn't there didn't need to be like right then, that didn't need any need to be an explanation. Yeah, but molly thought that she just wanted to go because she got wet in the pool. Yeah, so I think they were both at fault there. They should have communicated a little bit more than just screaming at each other. Yeah, and like while they're screaming, Molly's like in you always do this, you always talk a big game about things and then you quit. And then Amy's like you're the one who forces me to do everything, like I've spent this entire night out here with you because you wanted to do it. This is my one thing that I'm calling like I want to leave and you're not whtting, you leave, and then, whiile, they're fighting. Amy says that she's going to Africa for an entire year. She was I guess we...

...totally miss this part, but she had this plan to go live in Botswana for the summer and make Tampas, I guess. But yeah, but it was. And but then she comes clean and is like, yeah, I'm actually going for the entire year and can gap year before I go off to school. And I really didn't like molly at this point, but they are both default. Oh yeah, molly sucked at this point too. No need to scream. Yeah, it was. Molly was upset because not only because she didn't tell her, like amy explains why she didn't tell her, because molly is so controlling. And Molly proves that to be true because she starts screaming about how they're not going to graduate together, they're not going to live in DC together. All of Molly's plans, her whole future revolves around her dragging amy along with her. Two things. Yeah, it was like I like, I don't know how I guess Cusese like her, but like, how could you not see, like by whistening off all these things? Like that's so that's exactly what amy was just saying exactly. But yeah, everyone recorded their fight and then amy like walks off and goes to the bathroom and there's another girl in there, and that's hope, the mean girl from before. Yeah, well, one of them. Yeah, and then they're arguing for a little while about like the types of people that they are and how, like, how they're, both of them are not the best version of the people that they could be, pretty much, and you could just see the the sexual tension climbing here. Yeah, and then amy kisses her. It was so sudden. She didn't like lean in give her room to give hope room to lean in a little bit too. Yeah, it was just very like like you can't see what I'm like shoving my head up, for that could have also ended really badly. Question was yeah, that's that is what it was. She's somewhat shorter than her, but anyway through then they're making out and jared shows up at the party at the same time and goes talk to molly about how, like no one really knows him and like what he wants to do, except for gg like how maybe they're more than like what everybody thinks they are, pretty much. But then jared gets up to leave to go find Gigi and we go back to amy and the girl in the bathroom. Hope on they're about to have sex, but then amy grows up on her and it's supergross. Molly, then, I guess. The next thing I have is that Molly sees nick and Ryan together and, yeah, finally understands why I am so upset. But it's too late, because there are sirens in the background and the police are coming to bust the party. Yeah, and then everyone's running. Who knows where that teacher is and that kid? Yea, and yet another movie where the police are present, MMM HMM. And it's so dumb that they're coming into this party to arrest some underage kid for drinking the eve of their graduation. Also, no way they could do what they did to amy, like. But right before we get there, amy, like all the people are in this like back room and they're like the cops are going to come in here any second and or and get us all, and amy's like, I'm not a coward all create a diversion and she runs out to the cops and that's the last received amy. We all see molly start to walk home because she couldn't find amy. And then, as she's like walking across this bridge, the one girl who's making fun of her before, but she also called AAA, she offered her to ride home and at first and all he's like no, but then eventually she takes it and they have those hearts, a heart about like being better to each other and being better two girls and not it's not shaming and things, and she explained like why she got that nickname and things. What I liked about this was that she's saying, you shouldn't call me this, because because it happened and I enjoyed it. I don't know if I'm saying this in the right way. I think like she's saying it like you're calling me this in a derogatory way, like I yes, I did it, but like it's not like I like, why are you shaming me for? Like there's no reason to do that. I think that high school films that portray this kind of heart heart moment where a girl talks about being slut shamed. She explains that it didn't actually happen in that the boys are making it up, but in this movie she takes full ownership for it and says, even though I I did this and enjoyed it, you shouldn't slut shame me because you're not slut shaming the guys and you're allowed to freely express yourself. Yeah, I thought this was a good moment. So eventually Molin gets home and...

...then it's she like falls asleep and wakes up and it's the next day. It's graduation, and she finds out that amy got arrested and she drives to the police station and when she walks into the police station she sees this picture of a guy and it says whiles angels strangler or something. All I could think of that was the Scranton Strangler. Yeah, but then you see that amy's like literally behind bars, and they could never do that to a minor. She would have had a phone call anyway, like she would have called her parents or at least called someone before. I think the police would have let her parents know her police would have taken her. The police would have taken her home, I'm pretty sure. Yeah, this is totally like this could never have happened. And they also decide to trade information to get her out of jail. She shouldn't be there in the first lay, like that shouldn't have happened. But like they all see the police and win. Yeah, but they say like, yeah, this guy's actually a serial killer and whatever. The Guy Turns out to be the pizza delivery guy from before who was talking about all the things he could do to them. Yeah, and once they're out of once amy's out of jail, we see that they have jared's car and they start their drive to graduation. First off, they like run a red light right in front of police station. What do they not know about traffic cameras? Also, it's La that there. She was like it says eighteen minutes, but will make it in seven. I'm sorry, LA, eighteen minutes means like an hour. Yeah. But so you get to graduation and Gig is, a concert pianist, is just straight up vibing playing some song on the piano. I do not know which song it was. But and then miss fine, she walks up to someone in a graduation gown with super long brown hair like this boy had, and she like, I don't know how to like explain those. Like she purs hurt, yeah, I guess, purs into this person's ear and it's not the guy, it's some girl who's just sitting there. Think about how creepy this is if the roles were reversed and a male teacher did that to a female student. Um, I know that would be awful. People would have such a huge problem with that. Like know why people aren't talking about this. The this wholes that whole situation is just like wrong on so many levels. Why would they add that into the movie? Why? Don't know. Ad Like, what was the point of that? I could not tell you. Also, how is Miss Fine Not in jail? Why they have to make someone who is supposed to be cool so on cool? Yeah, I don't. I don't. I don't understand some of the choices in this movie. And then we see Molly and amy driving around Los Angeles trying to get to graduation and no one drives like that. I was like, what, like this is no, I'm sorry. So jared is actually going to start the speech before molly gets there, because molly's de Vledictorian, because and everyone's waiting for her, and so he starts off the speech by talking about he reads directly and he says hi, I'm molly, my mind man, I'm a woman, and straight white men BLABBLA, Blabbah Blah. I think is really funny because jared is indeed a straight white man. It's so good. I love great so good. And the then molly and amy, like after he starts to speech, Molly and amy driving like drag racers and they crash through the gate. I wonder if they got some of their driving moves from twilight. But I like I had such a problem with this and I don't know why. I guess like it just seems so bag but it's a movie, I know, but I don't know. I like when high school movies are a little bit more relatable. I feel like it's supposed to be like super bad. I think I get instead to see it. I have to see it. Super Bad is not relatable at all. Wait after they show up, molly runs on stage. Amy's like, I'M gonna go grab my seat, but molly drags her up and everyone cheers for amy because she distracted the police or whatever, and then molly kisses jared in front of the whole class. And everyone's parent just do. It was like weird, but also I was like yes, the yeah. Then molly gives a different speech than she had planned and she basically says like I'm I'm sorry, like I shouldn't have been like trying to prove that I was better than everyone, like I appreciate all of you. It's very short, but then after she's done, George and Allen come up on the stage and start singing for something. I don't know what...

...that was, but they like cut it off and we see amy packing. HMM, she's packing to leave for Africa, and her mom like cuddles that bear and it was very weird, and then her dad does too, and WHO Yikes? And then the girl from the bathroom, hope, shows up outside her door and molly's freaking out. Amy just goes down to see her hope. Hope and amy are really awkwardly talking and then Molly's in the window just freaking out and it was just awkward. But then molly goes to drop amy on the airport to leave for Batsjuanna, but it was a super like awkward goodbye, like yeah, she's just like Ka, seen your year. It kind of reminds me of our goodbyes, though we have awkward goodbyes. Yeah, wait, do you know those tick tocks out are like that are about best friends who never like hug. I feel like that's uh, I don't want to send that. Be like this is us, because I was like maybe we like have hug. We never hug. I hug you probably once a year. Yeah, it's very weird. When we hug it's so later. I hate it. We really never hug. Never. I only hug you when it's been a long time since I've seen you, or like I can then it's just like a formality. I could, I can like picture like the very few times we've hugged, and like the two that are clearly in my mind are the pictures from uh, I know what you're gonna say. BACCAWARE, like you're B or where I'm sobbing and I look like your child, and then like graduation the next day. Yeah, I think it's because when you hug me, like you're not that much shorter than me, but your head like falls like right on my chest and I feel like I'm your mom. Yeah, that's why I don't like hugging some of my shorter friends. But like what? We've known each other for thirty, thirteen years maybe? Yeah, and I could maybe say like we hugged five or six time. No, we hugged more than that, not that I'm like. Not, like it's at least double digits, like twelve maybe, like one for every year, one for every year. But yeah, it's a super syd good bye, quite like ours are not because we don't have but anyway, when molly goes to drive away, amy jumps in front of our car and it's like let's go get pancakes, and that's it. And I was like, I don't, did I miss something? was like pancakes, like a thing that ending sucked and like there's no way she put her bags in the car, so her bags were just left at the airport. But yeah, that was the end. And I didn't know that Olivia wild directed this until the first credit played. That's why Jason Todayvis isn't it? Oh Yeah, that was book smart. Oh, I forgot to think of a question for you. I'm disappointed. Um, oh well, I have a good question. Yeah, okay, my question for you is, what star sign do you think amy and Molly are? Oh Hmm, I'm not like an expert on all of them? HMM, I don't I don't think either of them are Scorpios or aries or Gemini or Leo's definitely not. I don't know anything about like an Aquarius or like a pisces. I think amy might be a libra. Dude, I was gonna say that Amyas a libra God. So, so good. Um, yeah, I think amy's a libra. Uh Huh. Okay, let me think about molly, though. I hope that you say the same thing as me. Okay, I'm like thinking. For some reason my mind's going to virgo. I'm thinking virgo kind of because they like to have plans, they like to have like organization. I don't think she's a cancer. Can I tell you what I think? Yes, what do you think? I think she could be like a rising virgo, but I also think that she might have Sagittarius in her. Okay, that was extense, because we're both kind of we both have Sagittarius. HMM. I just think she's really outgoing and she's outgoing but also smart, M and obnoxious. But I think she could have I didn't think of Virgo before, but I think she could be virgo. thinking like maybe rising virgo, because that's how she kind of appears at first. Was that a bad question... ask? No, because we both got amy right away. Yeah, you're right. Yeah. So, all in all, would you say that you are glad that you've seen this now? I am glad. I watched it for jared. Loved Him. I think that the movie was Super Progressive, which is cool. I Like I had my problems with it. It's like something is just totally didn't make sense, and I have like my qualms with like high school movies that aren't totally relatable, because I think coming of age movies like this should be, because they're there for the youth of that time. I liked it, not my favorite. Probably won't watch it again, but I would if it was the only time I could see jared again. But I'll very much like for that. Good. What about you? I kind of wish that I could just sit back and enjoy this film, because it's not the type of movie that you want to think analytically about. It's kind of one that you just want to watch and turn your brain off. But I don't think that they're I think that this was a good movie and the sense that there aren't a lot of movies that are funny for high school girls that Star High School Group while they're not in high school. I don't think there's a lot of movies for high school girls that have that representation and also have diversity and it actually touches upon real issues that girls in high school have to face and does that in a funny way and in an end, in a way that's not screaming in your face. Yeah, I think they're definitely could have been more people of Color repart. Oh, represent they're always could be. And I hated how they made Miss Fine, the teacher that was supposed to be cool, kind of a Predator almost. Teacher should never be represented as predators, like yeah, like, maybe, maybe, like a teacher be league, I want you to enjoy yourself. I don't want you to go off the rails in college, like have this this fun time with your friends, but the whole could have just ended there, like why did you have to go inside? That was weird. Yeah, it's setting an awful example and it's also kind of, I don't know, it's teaching. It's diminishing the positive role that she had on their wives, I think. Yeah, and also there are a lot of stories that come out about guys, boys in high school that were sexually assaulted by their teachers, and like a lot of people react to those stories by saying, Oh, like, isn't that like every guy's dream? Yeah, yeah, like to hook up with the hot teacher, and like they shouldn't be perpetuating that. It's at hole. I just I think I really don't understand why they found that to be necessary in anyway. But overall, pretty good movie, but I also agree that it's something that I could watch and just like not take notes on. Probably, like I would have enjoyed it more in that way. But I think that's all for now. Yeah, if you want to be a part of our guests and movie of the week, make sure to follow us over on Instagram at how have we never podcast, and also like us on facebook at how have we never seen this before? And well, see you next week. Yeah, yes, all right, you. Why did I say it? Like I need to leave. All right, we're going, bye bye. I like how we said it is sane. Hey, congratulations, you've made it to the end of our podcast. We hope you enjoyed listening. How have we never seen this before? Is produced by is B Barone, the music is by Scott Holmes, the podcast art is by Michael Beaumont over at monitor comics, and our social media is run by Lauren Cola. Thanks for listening.

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