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Review: Michael Jackson's This Is It

The Star Wars –style titles that begin Kenny Ortega’s hastily assembled Michael Jackson tribute documentary explain that the film has been whittled down from 100 hours of behind-the-scenes video shot between last April and June during rehearsals for the
Is this it?
By BRETT MICHEL  |  November 06, 2009
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Review: Fame

Oh, MGM: I realize you're staving off bankruptcy, but is remaking past hits the answer?
A PG-rated, post- High School Musical remake: why, exactly?
By BRETT MICHEL  |  October 02, 2009
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Review: Bandslam

This Todd Graff film suggests a year's worth of Degrassi plots squished into one overcomplicated bouillon cube.
Where the Disney Channel and MTV2 intersect
By SHAULA CLARK  |  August 14, 2009
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Review: 17 Again

Burr Steers, who showed promise with Igby Goes Down , appears to be slumming it for the paycheck.
The Efron-to-Perry link is hard to swallow
By TOM MEEK  |  April 17, 2009
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NSMT goes begging

Theater in the Red
Theater in the Red
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  January 07, 2009
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Comics for Christ

Young Laurel Templeton spends her summer vacation “kidnapped by five cyborg flies and shrunk down to insect size so [she can] travel back in time with them to save the world from an evil spider.” You know, typical stuff.
Evangelicals are speaking in bubbles — and fighting God’s war on pop culture
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  October 10, 2007


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Marketing magic

When you dial the Disney Channel headquarters in Burbank and ask to be transferred, the operator will cheerily instruct you to have a “magical day.”
Building the new Disney empire, one tween at a time
By SHARON STEEL  |  August 15, 2007
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Feels like teen spirit

Forget Tony and Maria, or Danny Zuko and Sandy Dumbrowski.
Disney's High School Musical graduates to the stage
By IRIS FANGER  |  June 29, 2007