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The Baltimore Sun

UNDERRATED: 'Pitch Perfect' (2012)

Easy to dismiss in passing as a big-screen carbon copy of "Glee," this film about college a cappella competitions offers more subtle, subversive laughs than Ryan Murphy on his best day. Former "30 Rock" writer Kay Cannon helps guide the script for the movie, which stars Anna Kendrick and features scene-stealing turns from Rebel Wilson and "Workaholics" Adam DeVine and Hana Mae Lee, the latter of whom delivers some of the more dryly surreal one-liners of last year.Peter Iovino, Universal Pictures