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Pitch Perfect Reviews

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Mathew DeKinder
Suburban Journals of St. Louis

And sure, while fresh-faced actors belting out reworked top-40 hits sounds tolerably safe and familiar, Pitch Perfect makes Glee look like Mad Men.

Full Review Source: Suburban Journals of St. Louis | Original Score: 1/5

September 28, 2012
CJ Johnson
ABC Radio (Australia)

Great young actors ... are encouraged to seriously overplay their particular stereotype, which makes the film grating and repetitive ... Obviously green-lit in the wake of Glee, it makes a joke at that show's expense, setting a challenge it fails to win.

Full Review Source: ABC Radio (Australia) | Original Score: 2/5

December 4, 2012
Joshua Starnes
ComingSoon.net

Pitch Perfect isn't particularly bad. It isn't particularly anything. And that's what's most disappointing about it. That so many talented people could have worked so hard to produce something so... nothing.

Full Review Source: ComingSoon.net | Original Score: 5/10

October 15, 2012
Emma Dibdin
Digital Spy

As far as the so-called humour goes, we're operating on a sliding scale from lazy to downright offensive.

Full Review Source: Digital Spy | Original Score: 2/5

December 21, 2012
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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It's a twentysomething song-and-dance movie built around rival a cappella groups. That's more exciting than dueling string quartets, I suppose - but no, the quartets would be performing better material.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2/4

September 27, 2012
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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Pitch Perfect looks, sounds, and feels like pretty much every other movie that features a singing or dancing competition.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2/4

September 27, 2012
Brian Orndorf
Blu-ray.com

Without precious vocal purity, all we're left with is a lame sense of humor, dark areolas, and a vomit slip 'n slide.

Full Review Source: Blu-ray.com | Original Score: D+

September 28, 2012
David Jenkins
Little White Lies

Oh, the gag-packed trailer spoiled the entire film.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 2/5

December 19, 2012
Matt Pais
RedEye

As mean-spirited as failed 'American Idol' auditions.

Full Review Source: RedEye | Original Score: 1/4

September 27, 2012
Willie Waffle
WaffleMovies.com

This is another one of those movies that feels like it emerged from the Great Hollywood Blender of Movie Ideas.

Full Review Source: WaffleMovies.com | Original Score: 1.5/4

September 28, 2012
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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The throwaway lines in Kay Cannon's script are so many and so expertly deployed that you basically spend the whole movie digging through the trash.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2.5/4

September 27, 2012
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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What we have here is a not-very-funny college comedy for tweens, full of unappealing characters (and although the musical arrangements are fun, some truly unimaginative choreography).

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 2/4

September 29, 2012
Rafer Guzman
Newsday
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Though likable and energetic, the movie is so eager to put a finger on every pulse that it loses the rhythm.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 2/4

September 28, 2012
Tony Medley
Tolucan Times

More annoying than entertaining, the setup scenes and characters are equally ludicrous.

Full Review Source: Tolucan Times | Original Score: 1/10

October 6, 2012
Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

Amusing though the movie can be, there's something missing in the warmth department. Like songs without accompaniment, its jokes lack any charm or liking for the characters.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph | Original Score: 3/5

December 20, 2012
Jon Niccum
Kansas City Star

'Pitch Perfect' strives to be edgy, yet it never quite lets go of wanting to be comfy at the same time.

Full Review Source: Kansas City Star | Original Score: 2.5/4

September 28, 2012
Todd Jorgenson
Cinemalogue.com

Often it feels like a soundtrack in search of a movie.

Full Review Source: Cinemalogue.com

September 28, 2012
Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out New York
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This film could have done with a few more mouth beats and unlikely moments of extracurricular celebrity.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 3/5

September 25, 2012
Mark Dujsik
Mark Reviews Movies

There's plenty of reason to doubt it has enough self-awareness to realize how awkward its mesh of cynicism and sincerity is.

Full Review Source: Mark Reviews Movies | Original Score: 1.5/4

September 27, 2012
Tasha Robinson
AV Club
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The movie is far too aware of its influences, especially when it imitates Bring It On's silly "cheerocracy"-style slang with its own overextended series of aca-neologisms.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: C

September 27, 2012
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