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Once the USO tour is set into motion, it falls to Wilson to provide much of the humor here, and she is a skilled enough comic to push the narrative over most of its hurdles. But even she can t quite finesse or explain John Lithgow.
The movie is bubbly, it s fast, it s hella synthetic-clever, and it s an avid showcase for the personalities of its stars ...
Whatever charms the first two movies possessed (and they were considerable thanks to the talented and appealing cast) have been thoroughly lost in this soulless installment.
But it also ends with a sentimentality I didn t buy - the Bellas don t seem to particularly care about each other outside of a competitive setting, so why should we?
If its swan song sometimes feels more like a wild goose chase, plotwise (or maybe a day-drunk penguin), the sheer nutty charisma of its sprawling cast still carries the series out on a pretty sweet high note.