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Does "Pitch Perfect" Hit A High Note? Read Our Review!


Sep. 28 2012, Published 12:00 p.m. ET

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Beca (Anna Kendrick) is a college freshman with alt-rock DJ skills and music-industry dreams who gets talked into joining a competitive a capella singing group à la Glee. But, as Star magazine reports, the head of her group resists the kind of mashup innovations that Beca wants to use to make the group less old-fashioned and more likely to win a competition.

Working with a cast that includes Rebel Wilson and Brittany Snow, Kendrick is solid as the smart, cynical young woman who learns to be a team player and follow her instincts, while Wilson shines as the smart-mouthed entry from Down Under who calls herself Fat Amy.

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But the story goes exactly where you'd expect it to and doesn't find many jokes along the way. You might laugh at the few gross-out moments involving random acts of projectile vomiting, but that's about it.

Long story short: You'll barely tap your toes at this formulaic dud.



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