Hitting the Books, or Rather, the Cinema

Five College Movies Everyone Needs to See

Legally Blond : This movie follows fantabulous Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) in her endeavors at Harvard Law. Trying to win back her boyfriend who had recently broken up with her for being “too blond,” Elle learns that her blond-ness doesn’t define her.

Pitch Perfect : Pitch Perfect is about loner Beca (Anna Kendrick), who finds herself thrust into the world of competitive college acapella. As her team creates bonds and learns their limits, Beca finds herself unwillingly falling for cute Jesse, who is part of the rival acapella group, the Treblemakers. 

Monsters University : MU follows aspiring scarers, Mike Wazowski and James Sullivan aka Sully, in their college adventure. After being kicked out of the scaring program, Mike and Sully must win the Scare Games with their rag-tag bunch of monsters in order to get their spots back.

Social Network : The Social Network tells the story of Facebook, from college dorm to multibillion dollar company. Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) is a Harvard undergrad who also happens to be a computer genius, and comes up with the groundbreaking idea of Facebook. 

Candy Jar : Candy Jar is about high school seniors Lona and Bennet, who are debate team rivals with aspirations of ivy league schools. United by their close relationship with the school counselor, known for her jars of candy, the two struggle with the dramas of teenage life. 

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