DIVERGENT (Image Credit: Summit Entertainment)

The Most Anticipated Movie Sequels of 2015

DIVERGENT (Image Credit: Summit Entertainment)

DIVERGENT (Image Credit: Summit Entertainment)

Once school is back in, the rest of the calendar year really rockets by for me. It’s a little overwhelming but there’s so much to look forward too next year already! 2015 is going to be a full year for movies, and there are sequels aplenty coming. In case you enjoy making advanced plans, here are five sequels you must see in 2015! Continue reading

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Movie Myths About… College

Skylar Astin and Anna Kendrick in PITCH PERFECT (Image Credit: Universal Pictures)

Skylar Astin and Anna Kendrick in PITCH PERFECT (Image Credit: Universal Pictures)

Hollywood loves to tell larger-than-life stories, and it’s pretty good at it. But these tales almost always come with a bit of embellishment, none more so than the movies about college life. Whether you’re watching Old School, Acceptedor Sydney White, there are always going to be differences between the movie magic and the everyday realities of college living. Here are just a few that stick out like Elle Woods in her bunny suit. Continue reading

Celebrity (Girl) Crush: Anna Kendrick

Anna Kendrick attends a screening of DRINKING BUDDIES (Image Credit: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images for BFI)

Anna Kendrick attends a screening of DRINKING BUDDIES (Image Credit: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images for BFI)

Why is Anna Kendrick my celebrity girl crush? She’s hilarious, talented and a big name star…That’s why! You know her from Pitch Perfect and Up In The Air. She plays the smart, sarcastic, funny girl in many of her films and she’s very charismatic and down-to-earth during interviews and behind-the-scenes footage from her movies. What sets Anna apart from other actresses is that she has an amazing singing voice, and she has sung in several of her films. She’s even a rapper in Pitch Perfect! I was excited to learn that Anna is the lead in two musical films coming out this year – The Last 5 Years and Into The Woods! I’m clearly a fan of Anna’s work, but in case you need more persuading here are 3 reasons why YOU should join the Anna Kendrick Fan Club… Continue reading

Would you want to see a ‘Pitch Perfect’ sequel?

(Image Credit: Universal Pictures)

(Image Credit: Universal Pictures)

According to a recent Movieweb article, a Pitch Perfect sequel is in the works! Skylar Astin, who played Jesse in the first film, told Movieweb that he and co-star Rebel Wilson are currently in talks with representatives from Universal regarding the development of the sequel, but did not have much more information to share at this point. As funny as I found Pitch Perfect to be, I’m a bit surprised Universal is considering a sequel for two reasons: one is that the first film was not a huge box office money maker and two being that sequels to these kinds of films often make even less (consider the Mean Girls or Bring It On sequels).

However, Pitch Perfect has begun to develop a cult like following with much being made of the film’s sharp and relatable humor (as well a Rebel Wilson’s wonderful comedic timing and Anna Kendrick’s surprisingly good singing voice; if you haven’t seen the clip of her singing live with a cup on Letterman, you’re missing out!). Universal might just be banking on that cult following to keep fans coming back for more installments of a capella goodness, with or without Astin, Kendrick, Wilson, and the rest of the film’s stars.

I, for one, would definitely check out a Pitch Perfect sequel as long as some of the original cast is involved. I enjoyed the first film enough that I would like to see more of the original characters, but if it was a total recast, I don’t know how enthusiastic I would be. Would you want to see a Pitch Perfect sequel? Let us know in the comments!

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