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Look at my surprise as I went to see the awful looking Bandslam for a
sneak peak of the highly anticipated New Moon. And I came out
disappointed at the New Moon angle. Yeah the footage was great but
hardly enough to merit buying a ticket to see it. So I got over my
disappointment I mean what am I gonna do. And crossed my fingers hoping
the 87 percent of positive reviews for this film wouldn't make me
regret my ticket price. The film is written and directed by Todd Graff, so i wasn't expecting much because that film got great reviews to.
Well I'm the first to admit I'm wrong.
And I was wrong. Majorly wrong. Shocked? I am too. Bandslam is
such a genuinely endearing, funny, clever great teen flick that has
just been so wrongly advertised. The talented Gaelan Connell stars as
Will Burton a young man whom moves from Cincinatti to New Jersey. His
mom gets a new job and he's glad to leave his loner lifestyle behind
because of a shady past and hopefully make a new start. Once there he
meets a shy, emotionless girl named Sa5m the five is silent which is
kinda dumb. And Charlotte Banks played by Aly Michalka whose looking
for a band manager. the whole plot line is centered around this
competition Bandslam. Kind of like a battle of the bands where the
winner gets a record contract. This film is so unpredictable and feels
so genuine. It has the feel of a film by the late great John Hughes.
It's a very cool movie about very cool misunderstood kids. Ignore the
Disney casting session the film has depth. The performances aren't all
perfect but they feel real and the great bits outnumber the awkward
ones by far. Connell is so endearing as Will Burton. He's a real dork
at first. And just a movie dork. He's a little odd looking, a loner and
not in a cool way and is way bad with being social. But by the end you
will love him and think he's a very cool guy. His love of music alone
is enough to set him apart. the film sports surprising knowledge of the
Velvet Underground, the birth of punk at CBGBs, The Ramones and even an
cameo by David Bowie himself. Lisa Kudrow is surprisingly great as
Will's mother. She shows a great range of depth, emotion and comedic
timing. Hudgens is less successful as Sa5m but has some truly endearing
moments and has great chemistry with Connell and Michalka is even less
successful as Charlotte but when her characters storyline takes a
surprising turn so does her performance. The film is just really great
much along the lines of last years surprise Nick and Norah's infinite
playlist. the film is smart, funny and genuine. A new classic for this
generation. Too bad not many will see it just as no one really showed
up for Charlie Bartlett, Nick and Nora or the girl next door. The film
is really solid the surprise of the summer you should definitely check
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