Tag Archives: Hailee Steinfeld

Film Review: Pitch Perfect 3 (USA, 2017) is a little off key but still delivers the laughs

Welcome back Pitches! So the third and final installment of the Pitch Perfect franchise is about to land with all the Barden Bellas crew returning for one more hurrah. When the first film hit cinemas in 2012 it tapped into a hot new trend of reality tv-shows and Youtube performers and Glee-style musical numbers of choreographed singing and dancing; pumped full of great medleys and memorable songs. The second film followed in its footsteps and upped the stakes with the Bellas facing off against a German supergroup. The third film though tries to shake the pre-existing formula up a bit and in doing so doesn’t quite nail all the necessary notes. ... Continue Reading

Film Review: The Edge of Seventeen (M15+) (USA, 2016) is touching and hilarious; a must-see

Teenage films have always been a cinematic staple for me. Whether they are quality films (like Heathers, Stand By Me), plain fun (Mean Girls, Easy A, Say Anything) or just plain silliness (Porky’s, American Pie), I’ve always found enjoyment in both entertainment value and nostalgia.... Continue Reading

Growing up is hard for Hailee Steinfeld in the red band trailer for The Edge of Seventeen

The red band trailer for the upcoming coming-of-age flick The Edge of Seventeen debuted today, and shows star Hailee Steinfeld dealing with all the struggles of a young woman in the modern world. The trailer shows a film which balances drama and comedy well – not hesitating to find humour around topics one might call “taboo”, and even finding time to pay homage to another coming-of-age film, Napoleon Dynamite. And if that last line in the trailer is anything to go by, this is going to be a really good script.... Continue Reading