Some movies were just as awesome as we remembered, portraying male and female characters as equals in every way and showcasing kick-ass women that inspired us as awkward tweens.Others whipped us into a righteous feminist rage, with backward gender dynamics and objectified women.If the women in Johnny Tsunami are important, it’s only because they are love interests — a prize to be won during a sporting event at the film’s climax.
Her sacrifices include living in a shitty NYC apartment that is only 50% nicer than an actual NYC apartment.
The fact of the matter is that there had been three HSM movies released before this, and Sharpay did not significantly evolve beyond her selfish ways over the course of the series.
If you grew up in the '90s and 2000s, Disney Channel Original Movies taught you how to navigate middle school, what to wear, and that your best friend of the opposite sex is definitely in love with you.
Through the twin wonders of Netflix and You Tube, we recently rekindled our passion for this very specific art form.
It would be unfitting if this canine-centric film with a single-star rating on Netflix was Sharpay’s fabulous feminist awakening. We wish there were a DCOM about Ryan’s coming-out process in college, but until then, this is somewhat tolerable.