'Anti-pressure for kids'

"'Anti-pressure for kids'" Continued...

Issue: "Not over till it's over," Nov. 1, 2008

While Ortega, Barsocchini, and Rosenbush all insist they never embarked on High School Musical with a message in mind, perhaps the rest of Hollywood should take a message away from the films anyway. Let kids be kids, throw in some superior dancing and infectious singing, and you too may have a billion-dollar phenomenon on your hands.

Megan Basham
Megan Basham

Megan, a regular correspondent for WORLD News Group, is a writer and film critic living in Charlotte, N.C. She is the author of Beside Every Successful Man: A Woman's Guide to Having It All.


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