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High School Musical
Troy (Zac Efron), the popular captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella (Vanessa Anne Hudgens), the brainy and beautiful member of the academic club, break all the rules of East High society when they secretly audition for the leads in the school's musical. As they reach for the stars and follow their dreams, everyone learns about acceptance, teamwork, and being yourself. And it's all set to fun tunes and very cool dance moves!
Rewatched, stretched into widescreen, on an ER waiting room TV with a sad, dehydrated toddler in my lap, which is probably the way this is meant to be seen. Pales in comparison to the third movie; musical numbers are still a cut above any of Hollywood's attempts at reviving the genre on the big screen.
Being a mid-twenties heterosexual male who is at least mildly cineliterate, the title High School Musical should result in my top lip curling up into a sneer and a barrage of withering witty put-downs. Cynicism and general film snobbery should cause this Disney made-for-TV film to elicit uncomfortable shudders and snide remarks, blinded by its reputation before a single note has even been sung. Tween boppers and saccharine songs are a world away from the low-intelligence action flicks and gore-fuelled horrors that society dictates I should be watching and enjoying. Needless to say, having hit puberty some time ago I am not this film's target audience. But it is bloody enjoyable.
The film begins by borrowing quite heavily from Grease…
today at the hotel im staying at they were playing this on the beach and that was great but it was really cold so We only watched and hour then we went back to the hotel room and ordered pizza and finished off the movie but when the pizza was delivered they called me and were like you have to go to the lobby we can't come to your room and The elevator was broken so I had to travel 7 flights of stairs down to the lobby for his Mediocore pizza like wtf orlando get some better pizza and pizza delivery service getcha head in the game orlando dolphin resort
I mean it in all seriousness when I say that The Room is a more well-composed film than High School Musical.
this isn't even a joke I'm scalped
Troy: Callbacks the same day as the game?
Gabrillia: Spring break. Spring break forever, bitches.
Gets me everytime. Also that scene where Sharpay runs after Zeke because of his cookies — brilliant.
Look, it was on Netflix Instant Watch and I wanted to riff.
Yeah its possibly one of the most riffable things ever made. Its so cheesy, and everybody plays it straight, which just makes all the clichés and stock dialogue even funnier, and just everything about it is just so damned cheesy it becomes hilarious.
Its a 2 star movie, but golly gee wizz its a hilariously bad 2 stars.
this isn't even a joke I'm scalped
After all those years its still fun, but on another level.
We all in this togeeether!!! <3
Natürlich lebt der erste Film vor allem von den Liedern. Aber auch so bekommt man eine schön erzählte Geschichte, Zac Efron und Vanessa Hudgens machen ihre Sache nicht verkehrt und da gibt es natürlich den großen Szenen-Dieb: Ashley Tisdale die jede Szene in der sie auftritt an sich reißt und mit wunderbarem Spiel alle anderen in Grund und Boden stampft.
Disney was gunning for Grease with this movie, and sadly they were very successful.
Not bad. A simple, cute teen romance with some chemistry between its leads and nice musicals.
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