Pitch Perfect is basically a movie version of Glee set in college:
- Songs: About on par. Glee has arrangements that are both better and worse than Pitch Perfect’s.
- Characters: Beca (Pitch Perfect) > Rachel (Glee), but otherwise not particularly memorable.
- Story: Not Glee, but still typical “girl goes to college”; the a cappella is just dressing for it. (Same genre as Mean Girls, which I have finally now seen.)
In many ways Pitch Perfect could have gone further, but didn’t. The a cappella group (the Barden Bellas) didn’t seem particularly close—I didn’t get the feeling that these women were spending…