Pitch Perfect Movie Analysis

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Sacrifices of a Leader
In the movie Pitch Perfect, an all-girls a cappella singing group named the Barden Bellas compete against their rival team, The Treblemakers, to win their dream of becoming the International Champions of Collegiate A Cappella. The Barden Bellas go through a series of trial and error as they figure out a routine that will make themselves shine over their talented competition. In order to win the title, three main leaders, Jesse Swanson, Aubrey Posen and Beca Mitchell, sacrifice themselves to help better the team in their chances of winning the championship. Jesse Swanson shows his leadership and sacrifice by stepping up in place of his team leader, Bumper Allen, who decides to leave a few days before the championships.
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She is well-known for vomiting last year at Championships unfortunately, costing their chances of winning the title. This time around Aubrey does not take any risks on how they go about their routine in hopes to redeem themselves from the previous year. Aubrey’s style of leadership is similar to one of a dictatorship by wanting everyone to follow harsh rules and those who disobey will be told to leave the team. She dictates what the group wears, how they style their hair, what songs they sing and how they will dance in the routine. Also, Aubrey makes several of the girls leave the group because they broke her rule of having relations with their rival team, the Treblemakers. With their heads down, the girls who are kicked out of the group are forced to drag their chairs out of the room. Another example is when Aubrey sacrifices her idea of what a Barden Bella is really all about. When the Bellas don’t make it to the Championships, before knowing that a team was going to be disqualified and advancing their team, the Bellas were faced with the harsh reality that they were not performing well together. Aubrey finally lets someone else take creative control and let her hair down. She sacrificed her power to let Becca share her ideas of how the team could improve to work better together. In the end this sacrifice was an absolute great success for the

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