When the a cappella-themed comedy "Pitch Perfect" debuted in 2012, its success proved audiences were hungry for the style of raucous yet decidedly feminine humor it served up. The inventive musical numbers didn't hurt either, and suddenly, the niche singing style most often seen on college campuses went mainstream.
With "Pitch Perfect 2," the franchise went bigger and broader, to mixed results.
In the final farewell of the trilogy, "Pitch Perfect 3" jettisons the body humor for action-adventure, and leans so far into the weird that it's very, very strange, yet sometimes amusing. At least the music's fun.
The film, written by Kay Cannon and...