Treat Yourself: Top 5 throwback movies

By Andie Bernhardt, staff writer

1. Hannah Montana the Movie

This film was perhaps one of the most anticipated movies at the time for us youngsters, as Miley Cyrus struggles to balance school, friends and family, all while trying to contain her secret pop star persona as Hannah Montana. When Miley becomes too engulfed in her “Hannah life” her father (Billy Ray Cyrus)  sends her back to her hometown Crawley Corners to give her some perspective on what really matters in life.

2. High School Musical

This teen musical is a classic. When star athlete Troy Bolton (Zac Efron) meets the nerdy and beautiful Gabriella Montez (Vanessa Hudgens) at a New Year’s Eve party, his life is changed forever. The two lovebirds meet again on campus and they attempt to break the status quo of high school.

3. Monsters Inc

Sully and Mike, two employees in the scaring industry at Monsters Incorporated, had the perfect lives until a little girl, Boo, follows them into the Monster world. These two best friends go on an adventure of a lifetime as they try to bring Boo safely back home.

4. Toy Story

Woody, Andy’s favorite cowboy action figure doll, feels threatened when Andy’s parents buy him a new space action figure Buzz Lightyear doll. These two dolls despise each other, but when they get left behind they must work together in order to find their way back home to their beloved Andy.

5. Camp Rock

This is the iconic movie that introduced Demi Lovato and the Jonas Brothers to the world. Mitchie (Demi Lovato) desperately wants to go to a rock camp for the summer, but can only go to work as cook in the camp kitchen. One day, pop star Shane Gray (Joe Jonas) overhears Mitchie singing in the kitchen. He is taken by the girl’s outstanding voice and sets out to find this mystery woman.