Disney Makes a Porno, While Kevin Smith Lays an Egg


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Disney Makes a Porno, While Kevin Smith Lays an Egg The vulgarities of consumerism and sex enjoy their orgy of power
 

 
BOTH HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 3 and Zack and Miri Make a Porno set out to corrupt our youth.The Disney film, second sequel to the 2006 cable TV and CD blockbuster, aims capitalist tripe at unsuspecting teenagers, while Kevin Smith’s extended sex skit trashes whatever is left of adult romantic innocence.

Each film is a peculiar example of Hollywood gone wrong. High School Musical at least started as a good idea:The original film was a genuinely amusing fable about American plurality and teen division.


Cute, multiracial kids at an Arizona high school released their energy in sports and theater—an ingenious way to combine the adolescent impulse to move with the post- Michael Jackson dance template that has

Zac Efron is ready for a fluffer (left), while Seth Rogan and Elizabeth Banks look for inspiration in Zack & Miri Make a Porno.


ruled mainstream pop for the past quartercentury.


HSM rescued the movie-musical from Chicago, Moulin Rouge, Rent and Dreamgirls’ desecration by reviving its connection to popular music (the rousing, propulsive songs made the CD a bestseller).


It revived the concept that song and dance could release otherwise inexpressible emotions.The genius part? Each


song advanced ideas of gender, race and economic diversity as natural and fun. Troy (Zac Efron), Gabriella (Vanessa Hudgens), Sharpay (Ashley Tisdale), Chad (Corbin Bleu) and Ryan (Lucas Grabeel) became new-era tween stars who embodied multicultural aspiration and harmony better than the original 1950s Mouseketeers


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