This review may contain some spoilers though I do my best not to include any, if you haven’t seen this movie yet please be aware.
Summary: Every four years, Canterlot High has ‘The Friendship Games’ where they must rival with different schools with a series of different sporting events and every year, the cup has gone to Crystal Prep. So Fluttershy, Pinkie Pie, Rainbow Dash, Rarity, Applejack, and Sunset Shimmer must work together to win the cup. But they find out that the other Twilight Sparkle is on the opposing team.
Title: My Little Pony: Equestria Girls – Friendship Games
Run Time: 1 Hour 12 Minutes
Cast: Tara Strong, Rebecca Shoichet, Ashleigh Ball, Andrea Libman, Tabitha St. Germain, Cathy Weseluck, Iris Quinn, Britt McKillip, Nicole Oliver, Vincent Tong, Andrew Francis, Sienna Bohn, Sharon Alexander, Kelly Sheridan, Britt Irvin, Shannon Chan-Kent, Kazumi Evans (Singing), Lili Beaudoin, Diana Kaarina and Ingrid Nilson
Directors: Directors: Jayson Thiessen and Ishi Rudell
Writers: Josh Haber, Lauren Faust and Bonnie Zacherle
Twilight is a recluse at crystal prep but the smarted student there, the principle blackmails her into going with them to the friendship games against Canterlot and there she unleashes portals and steals magic without knowing what she’s even doing. Sunset and the girls all see Twilight as both their friend and a competitor at the same time.
This one is really fun as it opens up a whole new world seeing this other school, how the students there viewed Twilight and how much harsher it was at the school. I loved the games they were so interesting and each one was showing off a different skill which was great.
The competition was fierce and the two schools really hated each other, which made it work so much better as none of them wanted to let the other win. I loved though that Twilight was stuck in the middle trying with her lack of confidence or friends from her prep school to help them win, but also seeing how friendly the other school was but then she was drawn to their magic putting a wedge between them.
I really enjoyed this movie, seeing the real Twilight from this realm, seeing the glitching magic, the two schools and the fun games between them, the character growth and changes between Twilight and Sunset. This one is one of the best movies in the series.
Side note: Little nod to the fact we finally got to see my favourite pony Lyra Heartstrings in this one yeay. She’s my complete favourite and she got to be one of the competitors so happy to see her make an appearance in this movie series finally. I know she’s in the next movie too yeay. Down side though she said nothing in this one.
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Nice post 😄