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Dog Days
By-the-numbers summer rom-com has more going for it than just puppers
"...Directed by: Ken Marino. Starring: Nina Dobrev, Vanessa Hudgens, Finn Wolfhard, Eva Longoria, Tig Notaro and Rob..."

Aug. 10, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Bandslam
A citywide battle of the bands provides the grist for this endearing youth film that was shot in Central Texas.
"...Directed by: Todd Graff. Starring: Gaelan Connell, Alyson Michalka, Vanessa Hudgens, Scott Porter, Ryan Donowho, Charlie Saxton, Lisa Kudrow..."

Aug. 14, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Gimme Shelter
Vanessa Hudgeons stars in this bland exercise in very serious and meaningful young-adult drama.
"...Directed by: Ron Krauss. Starring: Vanessa Hudgens, Rosario Dawson, Brendan Fraser, Stephanie Szostak, James Earl..."

Jan. 24, 2014 Movie Review by Louis Black

Beastly
Beauty and the Beast is refashioned here for the contemporary teen set and stars I Am Number Four's Alex Pettyfer and Vanessa Hudgens.
"...Directed by: Daniel Barnz. Starring: Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Hudgens, Mary-Kate Olsen, Neil Patrick Harris and Lisa Gay..."

March 4, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island
Michael Caine zips around on a giant bumblebee and Dwayne Johnson is a pectoral spectacle in this family-friendly, fantasy-island adventure tale.
"...Brad Peyton. Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Michael Caine, Josh Hutcherson, Vanessa Hudgens, Luiz Guzmán and Kristin Davis...."

Feb. 10, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Film News
Tween sensations Vanessa Hudgens and Alyson Michalka set up shop at Austin Studios
"...is Walden Media's Will, a coming-of-age "dramedy" featuring both Vanessa Hudgens of High School Musical fame and Alyson Michalka..."

Jan. 18, 2008 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Film News
'Film News' counts down its Top 10 Austin film stories of 2008
"...now renamed Bandslam – was a coming-of-age "dramedy" featuring Vanessa Hudgens, and Conflict of Interest, a political thriller written..."

Jan. 2, 2009 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Film News
Austin Film: The SXSW CliffsNotes version
"...gets the auteur, while Austin gets teen hotties like Vanessa Hudgens of High School Musical and Aly Michalka of..."

March 7, 2008 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Second Act
Lean In meets The Secret of My Success in workplace rom-com
"...Directed by: Peter Segal. Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Leah Remini, Vanessa Hudgens, Treat Williams and Milo Ventimiglia...."

Jan. 4, 2019 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Freaks of Nature
Humans, vampires and zombies live in peace until an alien invasion
"...Cusack, Bob Odenkirk, Keegan-Michael Key, Ed Westwick, Patton Oswalt, Vanessa Hudgens and Denis Leary. Not reviewed at press time...."

Oct. 30, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Machete to 'Kill' Fantastic Fest
Robert Rodriguez's latest to open genre film fest
"...Gaga, Antonio Banderas, Jessica Alba, Demian Bichir, Alexa Vega, Vanessa Hudgens, Cuba Gooding, Jr., William Sadler, FF veterans Marko..."

July 10, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Spring Breakers
In turns appealing and horrifying, those contrasts are at the heart of Harmony Korine’s latest outing.
"...Directed by: Harmony Korine. Starring: Vanessa Hudgens, Selena Gomez, Ashley Benson, Rachel Korine, James Franco..."

March 22, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Film Unveils March Lineup
So much ado!
"...do some dirty work. Cast: James Franco, Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson, Rachel Korine, Gucci Mane (U.S. Premiere)..."

Jan. 31, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Magic Gathering at SXSW Film
Carell & Buscemi comedy ‘The Incredible Burt Wonderstone’ to open fest
"...put James Franco in cornrows and Disney Channel alum Vanessa Hudgens in a very un-Disneylike three-way. British indie Everyone’s..."

Jan. 15, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Sucker Punch
In this visually compelling but narratively bankrupt action fantasy, an institutionalized young girl finds escape through her vivid imagination.
"...Directed by: Zack Snyder. Starring: Emily Browning, Carla Gugino, Vanessa Hudgens, Jena Malone, Jon Hamm, Jamie Chung, Abbie Cornish..."

April 1, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

August Month for the Daze
If the Straitjacket fits...
"...Bandslam is a musical comedy starring High School Musical’s Vanessa Hudgens, Aly & AJ’s Aly Michalka, Scott Porter, Gaelen..."

Aug. 3, 2009 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Reopened for Business
Make Watch Love Film party celebrates Austin Studios' remodel
"...the Temple Grandin biopic starring Claire Danes, Bandslam with Vanessa Hudgens, and the Platinum Dunes remake of Friday the..."

Jan. 30, 2009 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

High School Musical 3: Senior Year
College approaches, but that's no reason to stop singing and dancing.
"...Directed by: Kenny Ortega. Starring: Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel, Corbin Bleu, Monique Coleman,..."

Oct. 31, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Film News
Richard Linklater casts a boy wonder for an Isle of Man shoot in March
"...Want to hang with Lisa Kudrow (Friends), Vanessa Hudgens (High School Musical), Scott Porter (NBC's Friday Night..."

Feb. 8, 2008 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Extended Play
"...shooting Will, a feature film starring High School Musical's Vanessa Hudgens that ends with a classic battle of the..."

Jan. 31, 2008 Music Post by Austin Powell

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