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“A Simple Favor” combines comedy and thriller to create intriguing storyline

“A Simple Favor” combines comedy and thriller to create intriguing storyline

October 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, National art blog

By Bailey Blaikie '19 “A Simple Favor,” starring Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick, is about two moms who each have a son the same age. While it was pitched as a thriller in the trailer, I entered the movie theatre still unsure of what to expect. The movie opens with Kendrick, who plays Stephanie Smothers,...

“Trolls” Sings its Way into Moviegoers’ Hearts

“Trolls” Sings its Way into Moviegoers’ Hearts

Kate Lewis, Staff Writer

November 13, 2016


Filed under Arts, National art blog

Chock full of kid-friendly storylines, a killer cast, and entertaining musical numbers, this whimsical animated movie musical will have the whole family dancing in their seats. “Trolls” is a simple story, about Trolls whose lives revolve around singing and dancing and hugging, until one day some...

Pitch Perfect sequel fails to deliver

Pitch Perfect sequel fails to deliver

Greta Bjornson, Staff Writer

May 20, 2015


Filed under Arts, National art blog

Pitch Perfect seemed to have it all: hilarious jokes, great music and an original plot line. Unfortunately, its sequel, Pitch Perfect 2, does not deliver the same caliber. The plot of the second film is a slightly tweaked copy of the first, as Beca (Anna Kendrick) and the Barden Bellas are once ag...

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