‘Pitch Perfect 3’: Movie Review

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It’s time for us to adventure on one last event with everyone’s favorite acapella group of misfits, the Barden Bellas. “Pitch Perfect 3” is finally heading out of theaters and into our homes. It’s time for me to review it before you spent your hard-earned money on it. So let’s talk about “Pitch Perfect 3.”

“Pitch Perfect 3” takes place two years after the events of “Pitch Perfect 2.” The Bellas reunite to relive the glory days of when they didn’t hate life. The end up touring on with the USO with some sort of competition put on by DJ Khaled. This winner gets to open for him. This is all happening as the announcers from the last two movies are recording them for a documentary on the Barden Bellas. And in Bella fashion, it all starts to go down once Fat Amy’s father returns in her life.

I’m going to be blunt. This movie isn’t any good. It felt more like a half ass attempt to milk money out of the franchise one last time. The plot is all over the place. I don’t understand why there would be a competition during a USO concert tour and why would DJ Khaled want to go on this tour just to have one of them open. I feel like there was an easier and more cost efficient way to find an opening act. There were so many plot holes with this movie.

The acting was the usually goodness. It just wasn’t very funny. Not even Fat Amy was her usual hilarious self. Not one of the characters stood out. They were all kind of written blandly. “Pitch Perfect 3” is pretty much “Pitch Perfect” lite. I expected WAY better than the movie that we got. This wasn’t a proper sendoff for them at all. I could have written off a better sendoff. Actually, “Pitch Perfect 2” was a better sendoff than “Pitch Perfect 3.”

The Verdict

“Pitch Perfect 3” isn’t anything like the first two movies. The thing that made the franchise special isn’t anywhere in this movie. It honestly just feels like they just rushed this movie. This movie is just a shell of what it has been before. It’s good to watch if you have seen them all before. But I wouldn’t recommend this movie. “Pitch Perfect 2”  was definitely the strongest out of the two. Rent this movie instead of buying it, unless you are looking to get the complete trilogy.

Here’s the trailer for “Pitch Perfect 3.” It is out now digitally and on DVD and Blu-Ray on March 20.

Rating: 3 out of 5

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‘Teen Titans Go! to the Movies’ first trailer is here!

“Teen Titans Go” gets their own theatrical movie…sigh

The series that literally is a parody of the original series has its own movie. Like, what the real fuck? Where was this when the “Teen Titans” were around? Where’s the “Young Justice” theatrical movie? I guess they weren’t as lucky to get their own movie.

CLICK HERE TO READ ABOUT WHY THEY SHOULD HAVE LEFT “TEEN TITANS” ALONE

For those that aren’t aware that “Teen Titans Go!” exist, you are very lucky. But its focus more on the lives outside of the crime fighting. I go more in-depth in the link underneath the GIF. But the movie follows the group as they try to become relevant. Robin wants to be seen as a star instead of just Batman’s sidekick. They end up getting with Slade Wilson for his help in making them relevant again. Slade has other plans as he uses this opportunity to take over world.

Thoughts on it:

The trailer itself is actually rather funny when it’s breaking the fourth wall. “Teen Titans Go! to the Movies” is literally making fun of the fact at how many superhero movies we have and how it seems like every hero has one. This sets up why they want to have a movie and become relevant. The part I didn’t like was the fart joke in it. Sure, it set up the feel for this family friendly movie. But it could have done it more tastefully. As soon as the air started coming out of the monster’s butt, I knew exactly what was going to happen. Also, having Raven in on it as well didn’t help.

“Teen Titans Go!” by itself is good but I don’t think it needed a movie. It will be interesting to see how well the 15 minutes episodes format is taken to a longer format. Hopefully, it’s not just a movie geared towards just kids but rather everyone. But by the fart joke, it’s probably geared towards just kids. sigh.

“Teen Titans Go! to the Movies” is out in theaters in July 27, 2018. Here’s the teaser for it:

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Movie Review: ‘So Undercover’

It’s all about the sly

2012 was the “coming out” year for Miley Cyrus. It was the awkward stage in her career. It was after “Hannah Montana” ended and before she shaved her head and began to twerk. Nothing is a better representation of that time than was her movie “So Undercover.”

“So Undercover” is a action-comedy movie that took the traditional undercover detective/cop comedy and really turned it on its head. It follows Molly Morris as she goes undercover for the FBI as a sorority sister at a local college. Her mission is to watch over the daughter of a Senate. That senator happens to be involved in a crime case. You can pretty much guess what goes on from there. “So Undercover” is a pretty transparent movie.

The movie itself really isn’t a bad movie at all. The pacing is okay through out it. It’s just nothing memorable that happens in the movie. Actually, it made me question what all my friends in sororities did. One friend was telling me how similar the songs they sang in her real sorority. This caused me to try to guess the lyrics for every song. Needless to say, I wasn’t fully paying attention to this movie. There wasn’t anything engaging about “So Undercover.”

The acting wasn’t horrible but yet it wasn’t anything that would get them nominated for an award. Miley seemed like she wanted to be anywhere else while the other sorority girls were just ehh. I mean, it’s a direct to DVD movie so my expectations on the acting weren’t that high to begin with. I just thought it wouldn’t be that bad. The breakout star of this movie was Kelly Osbourne. Her acting was actually rather good and she was hilarious. I wanted more scene with her in it.

“So Undercover” is a movie that is good for something on in the background. If you are looking for something of high-caliber acting, then this isn’t the movie for you. You will probably enjoy it more if you were in a sorority. It’s just not Miley’s best movie. It is years better than “LOL.” I appreciate they took the time to make something.

Rating: 2 out of 5

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Movie review: ‘Mamma Mia!’

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Mamma Mia, here we go again

The trailer for the sequel to “Mamma Mia!” came out last week. Thought it was the time that we dived back into the first movie for a review of the magic that was “Mamma Mia!” You could have probably turned this into a drinking game.

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Yes, that’s Meryl Streep

Click here to see the trailer for “Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!”

The movie “Mamma Mia!” follows Sophie Sheridan, played by Amanda Seyfried, as she invites three of her mother’s former summer flames as she wants to meet her father. But like every movie, everything goes wrong once Meryl Streep and her friends realize that they are on the island. The movie itself is a very fun movie to watch. It’s extremely enjoyable, especially if you are just looking for a rainy day movie.

The movie beautifully shot. Everything just looks so pretty and warm. You really want to go visit this island just because it is what one pictures when thinking of an island getaway.  I could watch the aerial shots of the island all day because they just look that good. Now let’s get into the “issues” I have with this movie.

This movie just feels like one big ABBA album. There really isn’t a lot of acting in between the musical numbers. It feels rushed because of this and you don’t really remember hardly any of side plots unless you’ve seen the movie multiple times. Also, they cast actors that aren’t really singers. I still can’t really put my finger on why they wouldn’t find actors that could actually sing. This is only really noticeable in the potential fathers. Amanda and Meryl slayed the songs they are in but the men don’t really hold their own.

Overall, “Mamma Mia!” isn’t a bad movie but doesn’t hold a candle to the Broadway musical. Meryl and Amanda have stellar performances while the rest leave you questioning the casting choices. The movie isn’t horrible and is just rough around the edges. It’s just those edges have sandpaper with shards of glass around them. the funny part is that it doesn’t need to be good to be an enjoyable time. It’s just one of those movies where it’s a guilty pleasure movie for all.

Rating: 3 out of 5

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