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Literal and Metaphorical Pitch Perfection

There's no particular reason why this film should be good. In retrospect, it isn't. It's a mash-up of teeny angst coming of age, Glee themed cringeworthiness and run-of-the-mill college humour. But should a film be judged in retrospect? If it had succeeded in suspending your disbelief for its duration, should that not make it an enjoyable, and therefore, good film? I suppose it comes down to perspective, but if you're the kind of movie-goer who had cried openly at the swelling of strings in the Dark Knight soundtrack, or have had weak knees and your mouth agape as you stumbled out of The Raid: Redemption, then it's fairly safe to say you treat films as experience.

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