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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.
Troy: Callbacks the same day as the game?
Gabrillia: Spring break. Spring break forever, bitches.
My cats names are Zac and vanessa I hate myself I am trash for real
It is what it is. I love it though.
While cheesy and corny, High School Musical may be an entertaining experience for fans of Disney and pop musicals.
Perfectly harmless singalong with a few life lessons. And if you're thinking "Well, it's no 'Grease'..." you'd be right. But then, your daughter would be singing the phrase" she's a real pussy wagon," just like you did. And wondering what Rizzo's deal was. You explain it.
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
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