Pitch Perfect 3: Third Installment an Aca-tastrophe Worth Seeing

Pitch Perfect 3 Poster

2 out of 5 stars (has some good moments, but is overall bad) Pitch Perfect 3 is the third installment in the musical comedy series about  a cappella and  the bonds of sisterhood.  If you enjoyed the other two and want one last hurrah with the Bellas, then you should embrace your inner completionist and seek this out.  And, even if you’ve never cared for this series, I would still recommend it purely to watch Continue Reading

New “Annie” Missed Opportunity

2 out of 5 stars (has some good moments but is overall bad) In today’s world, remakes, or “reimaginings” as they are now called, are inevitable.  The new Hollywood mindset seems to be that “if it made money 20 or 30 years ago, it will make money now.  Just “update” it a little, spend lots of money on ads, and it will sell tickets”.  I am both for and against remakes, as they can do two things: Improve the original Continue Reading

“High School Musical” Graduates to the Big Screen

High School Musical 3: Senior Year poster

3 out of 5 stars (average) Note: Upon rewatching this film, I find it absolutely shocking that I once enjoyed it.  The acting and writing are laughable, (the former especially for Vanessa Hudgens) the music numbers, while well-produced, took me out of the films' reality, and the self-congratulatory ending is ludicrous.  I would give it 2 out of 5 stars today (has some good moments, but is overall bad).  Continue Reading