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Who Is The Highest Grossing Female Screenwriter of All Time?

A photo of Robert Pattinson

If that photo of the hot, steamy vampire love between Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart didn’t give it away, then just let me spell it out for you: Twilight. The lady who wrote all the Twilight movies, Melissa Rosenberg, has made more money than any other female screenwriter ever. Does that make you die inside a little too?

Before Rosenberg and all that Twilight nonsense, a woman named Linda Woolverton held the title. Linda wrote Tim Burton’s adaptation of Alice in Wonderland and also The Lion King. However, the magic of Tim Burton and The Lion King are apparently no match for these vampires in love, because as of now, the Twilight franchise has made over two and a half billion dollars worldwide.

Is this as upsetting for you as it is for me?

Introducing “What An 11-Year-Old Girl Thinks,” Part One: ‘Breaking Dawn: Part 1′

Photo: Edward (Robert Pattinson) and Bella (Kristen Stewart) in Breaking Dawn: Part 1

Writing about celebrity gossip is hard work! And that is why I have decided to farm out one of my weekend posts to my friend Fred’s 11-year-old daughter. Hmm. I think this isn’t illegal.

Now, you might guess that this new column was inspired by Kids React, but you are wrong. Instead, I was inspired by the mustache my friend Fred’s daughter was perma-markering onto a photograph of Justin Bieber in the magazine J-14. “You know,” I said to her, “Perez Hilton made his millions by drawing on people.” Then I offered this 11-year-old girl my job.

Fred’s daughter wasn’t sure what to write about, so I asked her to tell me a little bit about the latest Twilight movie Breaking Dawn: Part 1, because I haven’t seen it.

Here is what an 11-year old had to say:

I recently went to see Part I of Breaking Dawn. If I had to rate the movie from 1 to 5 stars, I would give it a three-and-a-half.

I love the Twilight series, but Breaking Dawn was way too sappy. I hate sappy movies! I hate them because you always know what will happen at the end. Like every Julia Roberts movie! Or Julia Roberts comes into movies and ruins them! Like Ocean’s Eleven. It started so cool: gadgets, stealing money, George Clooney, Brad Pitt…. And then at the end, Julia Roberts has to suddenly show up and kiss George Clooney. The pain of that scene was just like being locked up in a nuthouse and being forced to listen to show tunes. (Editor’s note: ?????!!!!)

The mouth on this kid! Anyway, there’s much, much more, but there are also some Breaking Dawn spoilers. You’ve been warned.

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The Beginning of the End: The Twilight Saga

Are you sick of the Twilight overdose yet? You about to pull your hair out over hearing the names “Bella” and “Edward” and “Jacob“? Then friends, I suggest you avert your eyes, because right up there ^^ I’ve got some more of the same.

Yeah, it’s just another video chock-full of interviews with the same tired cast of characters and the same special effects and pregnancy bumps and bruises, but it’s for Breaking Dawn Part 1. Doesn’t that make it special enough to warrant continuous posts covering every single second of what’s to come in seventeen days? Didn’t we make this big a deal over all of the Harry Potter business? Yes, friends, I believe we did. Let’s take one for the Twihards, now, shall we?