Injecting some much needed energy into their repertoire, The Bellas take on their male rivals in a campus competition.
Hard-partying brothers Mike (Adam Devine) and Dave (Zac Efron) place an online ad to find the perfect dates (Anna Kendrick, Aubrey Plaza) for their sister's Hawaiian wedding.
And believe me, I am the type of person, who actually loves the "silly and cute" type of comedies (for which I am often labeled as "shallow"). Most of the time it was just stupid, rather than silly.
And even the moments that were supposed to be cute had enough cringe worthy elements in them, that the fun and that "aww" feeling in them was ruined. I have laughed at this kind of humor before, and have had lots of fun watching movies that use it.
Quickly, Jessie takes the advice of her friend Dawn and starts going off on blind dates, many of which go hilariously awry, reminiscent of .
Meanwhile, Jamie begins to become aware of Jessie’s feelings for her, mainly since everyone in her life (including Rhonda) starts pointing it out to her.
Director Wendy Jo Carlton () could not have asked for better leads.
London-Shields is effervescent – by turns mopey (she is in unrequited love, after all), hilariously awkward, and ultimately loveable.
Beca, a freshman at Barden University, is cajoled into joining The Bellas, her school's all-girls singing group.Throughout, the movie retains an assured, comfortable pace and a wicked sense of humor.The awkwardness of being in love with a best friend, blind dating, even getting drunk at a party and saying things you shouldn’t – all of it is staged beautifully and executed with perfect timing.Jackson’s Jamie is charming, effortlessly sexy, and incredibly sweet.Together, the women have a chemistry that is powerful and fluid – no matter what’s going on in the scene, there’s undeniable electricity between them. In terms of the musical numbers (including one early scene in Jessie’s coffee shop), they pull everything off with style, grace, and good humor.At first, it seems like our carefree leads are in a relationship, as they spend plenty of time together skinny dipping on the beach and snuggling on their couch, the picture of domestic bliss.However, it quickly becomes apparent that they are not actually together – Jamie is dating the smoking hot Rhonda (Fawzia Mirza), and Jessie is madly, hopelessly in love with Jamie.Fawzia Mirza, Sienna Harris, and Tinuade Oyelowo deserve special mention here for putting genuine performances and making such strong impressions with limited screen time.The production values are light-years beyond what you’ll see in most queer films, especially in terms of the cinematography.is one of the funniest, most original lesbian films of the year.With an attractive, likeable cast of characters, snappy, believable dialogue and two phenomenal leads, it’s a summery blast of fresh air.