I dreaded seeing it, of course, and the theater I was in was full of shrieking girls, of course, but it ended up being a mostly harmless movie about a vampire romance — with more romance than vampire stuff, of course. Since it was based on a novel, it felt less rushed and more thought-out than similar movies, with plenty of colorful supporting characters and a couple of legitimately original ideas like vampire baseball. And I thought director Catherine Hardwicke captured a certain version of high school quite well. Of course, The Twilight Saga — which will eventually be at least four films — is now a phenomenon, and any phenomenon is going to inspire plenty of hatred.
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Swine Flu? I'm about to dissappear so that Chris Hansen can keep his career busy for the next few months. Okay- Be honest, how many more times did you see New Moon? First I started with fan reviews. But the critic reviews were a different story. I stayed away from critic reviews before I saw the movie. I could never get that out of my head, and I think about it every time I see the movie and tend to agree.
The ‘New Moon’ movie sucks. There, we said it.
My first introduction to the rabid popularity of the Twilight Saga came, quite naturally, as a result of a adolescent female. Eventually this blissful ignorance gave way and I actually began reading the saga. If you are so inclined, you can read my opinions on the books at this link. When Twilight first hit the big screens I was mildly interested in seeing it, as I am almost any book I read. For me, testing the cinematic waters and comparing them to the written output is always an interesting probe more on the topic of literature and movies will be appearing here on The City Wire next week as a part of my bi-weekly culture column.
Dec 1. Posted by 50Reasons. Current Mood: Wanting red colored contacts. But as heavy-hearted as Bella may be, her old friend Jacob distracts her from her sorrows by helping her renovate a weather-beaten motorbike.