These do absolutely nothing for me, but I’m sure some of you Twilight freaks will be all hot and bothered by these Eclipse stills that have popped up on the Internet today. What’s the deal with these two again? They’re virgins? Do they bone in the book version of this movie? Should I be looking forward to a rash of vampire-obsessed pregnant teens in America within the next year or so?
February 14, 2010 at 12:41 pm by Molls
Check out this New Moon parody put out by Funny or Die called Dark Moon. Props to Eve for the lip biting and Brandon T. Jackson for his breathy Robert Pattinson. It doesn’t matter if you’re a lover or a hater of the Twilight franchise (or in my case, generally clueless), you’ll find something in this you like.
February 9, 2010 at 12:57 pm by Molls
Well, that New Moon crap opened up this weekend and everyone’s seeing it/talking about it/talking about seeing it. I sat with a group of 20-somethings over a business brunch just an hour or so ago and all we talked about is mother freaking vampires and I’m just sitting there like “Did anyone have sex this weekend? Where’s my bacon? Are there any movies out without fantastical creatures in them, because I’m about to kill myself if I have to hear one more word about werewolves and vampires. Seriously. You see this butter knife? I am a woman on the edge. I could cause some serious damage, you guys.”
There’s an US Weekly headline up right now that says the following: “New Moon Has Third-Biggest Opening Weekend in Film History”. That’s supposed to be impressive and show all of us what a hugely popular franchise it is, I suppose. Maybe it really is just that popular. But here’s a fun tip: That movie played in every theater in America this weekend, and the number of screens a movie plays on is a huge factor in how much it brings in at the box office. Any time a movie “like this” comes out it sets records because if you live in Bumbleboo, Indiana, that’s the only movie that’s out in your theater right now.
Perhaps it’s just my complete and utter hatred for all things fantasy that’s making me want to blow away the smoke and smash the mirrors, but I’m hearing this movie sucks. I can’t believe that I’m going to have to hear about Twilight and Twilight-related things for the next year or two of my life. Harry Potter? He was fine. I’ll take Harry. Delightful boy.
I will tell you this, though: I, much like Sasha, would kidnap that 17 year old Taylor Lautner and keep him in my apartment until he is of legal age for me to do terrible things to him.
November 22, 2009 at 2:43 pm by Molls
If you weren’t a big fan of the wig Taylor had to wear for his role as in Jacob in Twilight and part of New Moon, you weren’t alone. Taylor himself wasn’t too fond of it.
“I would not want that hair,” he told the Boston Globe. “When I looked at myself in the mirror, I couldn’t even recognize myself.”
I couldn’t agree more. I thought he looked like a nasty metal head who’d just rolled out of bed and into a pile of really long head pubes.
Lautner aslo revealed in a recent interview that he wasn’t much of a reader, until he picked up the Twilight books
“As a matter of fact, I was not a book reader at all. The only books I ever read were the ones I was forced to in school. But when I started reading this book series, I fell in love with the characters and started turning the pages one after another. It was crazy. I never thought I could do that. But I love this story. This franchise has everything in it: Romance, obviously, action, suspense. It has a dark side to it.”
As a fan of the series himself, he said he thought it was important to remain faithful to the source material when making New Moon.
“The fans are passionate about the book and all they want is those words on the pages brought up on the screen for them to watch. We want to stay as close to the books as possible.”
New Moon comes out November 20th, as I’m sure you already know. My local movie theater is doing a double feature for the local Twi-hards, showing Twilight at 10:00pm on November 19th, followed by New Moon, shortly after midnight.
I still don’t get all the obsession, but to each his or her own. What are your premier night plans? Any of you fanatics going to see the flick at midnight, or dressing up like the characters? I think a Kristen Stewart / Bella costume would be pretty fun to pull off. Just sleep on your couch for a few days, smoke a few bowls, and show up to the premier looking like you couldn’t give a shit about anything… except sour patch kids.
Everyone gets excited about sour patch kids.
November 15, 2009 at 12:08 pm by Kelly
Dakota Fanning took a break from filming movies about angsty vampires covered in sparkles to hang out with angsty teenagers covered in sparkles at her high school’s homecoming football game last night.
Fanning is a cheerleader for Campbell Hall Episcopal School in North Hollywood where she was crowned Homecoming Princess during halftime last night. She didn’t get the Queen’s crown, but she’s only a sophomore. Give it a few years.
You can see pics of the crowning here. I couldn’t post them because we don’t have a contract with the company that owns them and I don’t want to get sued. Instead, I posted the above video montage of Dakota Fanning cheerleading pics, because it’s Halloween and this video creeps me the fuck out. You can practically taste the essence of “creepy stalker of underage girls” emanating from it. Tastes like grape soda laced with sleeping pills.
October 31, 2009 at 12:09 pm by Kelly
In a contest of irrelevancy, Rachelle Lafevre and former Bachelorette, DeAnna Pappas, hung out last night at the pre-Emmy charity gifting suite at the London Hotel in L.A.
The bachelorette tweeted about the encounter and seemed pretty excited about meeting the actress formerly known as Victoria from the Twilight series of films. This makes her one of three people in America who care about Rachelle Lafevre and one of one people in America who care about DeAnna Pappas.
Lafevre commented on recently being fired from the cast of the Twilight: Eclipse film, saying, “That’s the kind of thing you can’t anticipate in a career. It was devastating, I didn’t see it coming.”
Honestly, at this point calling it a “career” is a fine little bit of nomination-worthy acting in itself. Now that she’s been dismissed from what was most likely the biggest acting role she’ll ever have, what route do you think she’ll take? Will it be community theater and autograph sessions with chubby goth kids at Milwaukee Fantasy-con or an appearance on celebrity Blind Date and a spread in Hustler?