Hannah Montana is living the rock star dream, with cool concerts,
lots of limos and a huge closet full of the latest styles.
And nobody knows that underneath all the glitz 'n' glamour
she's simply sweet Miley Stewart. Y'all won't believe the
hilarious things she does to keep her celebrity secret while
navigating the challenges of homework, crushes and being accepted
into the local social scene. It all works out though because
this chick totally rocks!
how there are TV series DVD box sets out there which will
look good on your display shelves. So why would anyone want
to own this Disney Channel series single-disc DVD which only
contains four episodes of the teenage drama?
guessing that parents will be buying this for their kids to
pacify them during those short school holidays. It also helps
that the kids are fans of Hannah Montana. “Hannah who?”
we hear you ask. If you watch Disney Channel regularly at
home, you won’t find this sensational pop star unfamiliar.
how the story goes: The 14-year-old rock star leads a double
life. Behind the blonde hair, the make-up and the glamour
is a typical high school student who has your usual teenage
problems like cliques, crushes and pressures.
disc contains four episodes including the pilot episode “Lily,
Do You Want to Know a Secret”, “Miley Get Your
Gum”, “Money for Nothing, Guilt for Free”
and “I Can’t Make You Love Hannah if You Don’t”.
And in your good old Disney fashion, the episodes play out
wholesomely and actually milked quite a few chuckles out of
us. Both adults and kids will have a pleasant one and a half
hours watching the four short episodes. Sharp viewers will
also spot High School Musical’s Corbin Bleu cameos in
one of the segments.
Miley Cyrus plays the titular character with the right amount
of spunk and humor, while the goofy Mitchel Musso and the
charismatic Emily Osment play her best friends. Musician Billy
Ray Cyrus (real-life father of Miley’s) also has a part
as Hannah’s father cum artiste manager.
proceeds like your usual TV series, where two storylines involving
different characters are presented. Cue canned laughter and
spot-on one-liners, accompanied by cutesy teenage performances
– and you’d have a fun time watching how Hannah’s
double life secret is revealed to her friends, how she goes
all out to beat her rivals in a charity fund-raising competition,
how she tries to reject her Hannah-loving friend by chewing
disgusting gum, and how she tries to go on a date with her
fluffy stuff this is – but it makes for one easy-going
viewing for everyone.
SPECIAL FEATURES :
This Code 3 DVD contains a Hannah Montana
Music Video "Best of Both Worlds", a five-minute
Miley On Following Your Dreams featurette
where the stars inspiringly talk about pursuing your dreams
and Miley’s Audition Tapes, where you’ll
get to see Cyrus being really good at speed talking in this
The disc’s visual transfer makes you feel like you are
watching a typical TV series, and there are 2.0 Stereo English,
Japanese, Spanish and Portuguese audio tracks to choose from.
by John Li