Bandslam stars celebrities like Aly Michalka, Vanessa Hudgens, among many other famous actors and actresses. Vanessa got her first big role from the movie, High School Musical, this movie was considered as perfect for her and her music skills. While the story did gain bad criticism among movie critics, the movie ended up losing a whole lot of money having earned less than their budget.
Bandslam starts off with a teenager in the school named Will who is a part of the school who decides to create a band with a girl known as the school's outcast along with another girl who is the most popular. Both girls end up having the same love of music and they share it beautifully throughout the film as they try out new music and deal with school issues. They find themselves in all kinds of weird situations as they compete against other people in their school in the local Battle of the Bands competition, making both the popular girl and the outcast come together to take their music to new heights.
Will is one of the main characters in the film, and he finds himself as an outcast as well. He is somebody that doesn't really belong in school, but there is one thing he really does love, which is music in general. He once learned before that he was a social outcast and that he never belonged. Through his love of music and forming this great brand, he now learns and discovers that he can become something and make a difference in other peoples live. This story was still very well received among other viewers who weren't always so pessimistic on the story. The movie shows how they struggle deeply with competition and staying together, but they make it out in the end by engaging in doing more music.
Bandslam received very little money in the box office, but still went on to being released on DVD.
- Alyson Michalka, Vanessa Hudgens, Gaelan Connell, Gaelen Connell, Scott Porter
- Summit Entertainment
- Todd Graff