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Twilight (movie)

519 Ratings: 0.7
A 2008 film based on the Stephenie Meyer book of the same name, directed by Catherine Hardwicke

   Twilight is a 2008 American romantic vampire film based on Stephenie Meyer's popular novel of the same name. Directed by Catherine Hardwicke, the film stars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson. It is the first film in The Twilight Saga … see full wiki

Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Release Date: November 2008
MPAA Rating: PG-13
30 reviews about Twilight (movie)
review by . April 27, 2009
UPDATE Nov 24, 2009:  For more Twilight fun, check out my list, You might be a Stephenie Meyer Vampire if....      Before I begin, two caveats:      1) SPOILER ALERT:  This review contains spoilers... all over the place.  If you're a 13 year old girl and want to be surprised to find out the really pale super dreamy troubled teenager is actually a vampire... stop reading now.      2) I'm not a 13 year old girl, so  I …
review by . June 26, 2009
The over-priced 2-disc DVD...
     Generally, I’m suspicious of popular trends in entertainment and I avoid exposing myself to any books or movies that I perceive to be conformist, populist, or over-hyped. Most of the time my instincts regarding pop culture are dead on, however there have been some notable exceptions (I was wrong about the Harry Potter novels, which were extremely well-written as well as being successful commercially). But I didn’t expect much when it came to the film adaptation of …
Quick Tip by . March 25, 2011
Interviews with Vampires Trends in the entertainment world are something that we always watch closely. Everyone looks for what the next hottest fashion trend will be. We wait to see which A-list celebrity has a baby and what the new name trends will be. And then we patiently wait for the next greatest thing to come about that will clearly dominate all the markets. Well, the wait is over. The newest greatest thing since pizza bread has finally arrived and it is blowing all of its rivals clear out …
review by . July 19, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
did they even read the book??
i will say this: had i never read the book, i may have liked this movie. but to bad for summit entertainment, i did read the book and so did a WHOLE lot of other people. it was (or at least seemed to be) really low budget. aside from pattington, who had some notable acting experience, the rest of the acting was really bad. some of the minor supporting actors shined brighter than Bella's character as far as acting goes. and the vampire makeup effects were awful. it looked like baby powder mixed …
review by . June 27, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
   The Twilight Books have become popular all on their own.  They've made a huge dent in the literary world (albeit, for all the wrong reasons, but see my reviews for that).  With becoming such mega huge bestsellers, it's no suprise that they opted for a film.  And while my expectations for the film were low heading in, I'm sad to say that they couldn't even fulfill that.  As I kept watching, my only real thought was... how much worse can it get?      …
review by . May 05, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
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More than any other movie released last Fall, I so wanted to hate Twilight & actually made a special point to avoid it at all costs. You might even ask what changed my mind or why I'd bothered going at all. Hell, why write a review for the film? Surprisingly, this was actually somewhat better than I thought & somehow I felt compelled to write up a small one for you guys. Hmm. Empty spot in my schedule, right? Ha!      As anyone will tell you, Twilight has been the …
review by . March 23, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
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     Being a vampire lore enthusiast, I have seen a very good amount of vampire films. Of course, I would check out this vampire movie based on the best selling book by Stephen Meyer called "Twilight". Please understand that I have not read the book (yet) and obviously this type of movie would attract audiences based on the book's popularity and that this film does know its intended audience--teenage girls or hopeless romantics. I will try to be as objective as I can, I …
review by . July 08, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
did they even read the book??
i will say this: had i never read the book, i may have liked this movie. but to bad for summit entertainment, i did read the book and so did a WHOLE lot of other people. it was (or at least seemed to be) really low budget. aside from pattington, who had some notable acting experience, the rest of the acting was really bad. some of the minor supporting actors shined brighter than Bella's character as far as acting goes. and the vampire makeup effects were awful. it looked like baby powder mixed …
Quick Tip by . October 01, 2010
It was okay. I think I liked the book better though I'm not really sure why.
review by . May 12, 2010
I know this is uber popular but if you go beyond the mush, you get to the utter stupidity.        Seriously, a vampire who's been a dr for many many many more years than most of us have lived and he doesn't think to check the blood level-  umm yeah, I buy that.  But a werewolf with no experience of pregnancy figures that one out.      She has to drink the blood- sure, because there is no such thing as an iv I guess.      …
Quick Tip by . July 23, 2010
posted in The Twilight Saga
this movie almost killed the saga (movie version) for me! It is loosly based on the written version, the acting is bad, the make-up effects were worse. i had free tickets to this and still wanted a refund!
Quick Tip by . July 20, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
If I had to watch this film again I think I'd stab my eyes out and be happy doing so.
Quick Tip by . July 08, 2010
not the greatest movie i've ever seen but it had potential to be so much worse.
review by . March 05, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
A solid idea and intresting premise cause this adaption of the popular books to loose it's bite...
Vampires and humans have been falling in love with each other for years either one falls in love with the human so he can drink her blood whereas the girl is most likely under a trance and does not know of what she is doing.  While those types of stories are interesting they only serve a purpose as a mere plot device to push along the real story of the vicious vampire   trying to   regain power or destroy as many humans as he can. Stephanie Meyers' "Twilight", …
Quick Tip by . June 24, 2010
No...just...no.
Quick Tip by . June 23, 2010
I think that what they did with the whole vampire/human thing and going through changes was unexpected, and that is what made it really good.
review by . October 24, 2009
   Twilight is another movie I had no intention of seeing but watched it anyway and actually ended up absorbed in the story. Not in love, not necessarily recommending it, but absorbed. I've not read the books. Not that I don't want to, I do. But I've been told that I'll need to set aside time because once I start I won't want to stop.       I've seen a few vampire movies. As far as Twilight in the vampire department...the gore is minimal as is the horror. Its there, …
Quick Tip by . June 07, 2010
For a vampire/werewolf movie without much action, I was pleasantly surprised by Twilight.
review by . October 19, 2009
   It was so amazing. They made it so interesting, and to me they really captured the relationship between bella and kristen beautifully! It was so awkward and cold but at the same time it was true love. There were times when you wanted to be a vampire and times when you were scared of them. You went back and forth between Jacob and Edward. It was a thriller but it was the romance going on. I think they did a really good job with all of it, and i hope New Moon is just as good!
review by . January 26, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: Love the scenes of the Pacific Northwest.     Cons: Slow in places; boring; not well acted at all; terrible script.     The Bottom Line: Twilight is a mess and it shame that the target audience lacks the ability to discern the difference between real art and modernistic, amateur elephant paintings.     Plot Details: This opinion reveals minor details about the movie's plot. Twilight (2008)   Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke …
review by . November 22, 2009
A dark Gothic romance story that could have been great but feel short of it's true potentinal
While  Twilight has an amazing premise  and a great story to back it up, it can't help but fall prey to  the terrible script  and bad acting from the leads. Stephine Meyers' Twilight  has a morbid energy level that resonates with a tale of forbidden love, and the story is highly interesting but it is extremely let down  by a bad script, under direction and bad acting from the entire cast. What could have been an amazing Gothic, fantasy romance  instead turns out …
review by . September 12, 2009
   You have no idea what kind of vampire movie this is. It is not your usual vampire movie it has a new twist and the 3 movies that will follow Twilight will really be keep you interested no gore and the ending is awsome. Other 3 Books New Moon, Eclipse and Breaking Dawn.                                          & …
review by . March 22, 2009
Isabella Swan: "About three things I was absolutely positive: First, Edward was a vampire. Second, there was a part of him-and I didn't know how dominant that part might be-that thirsted for my blood. And third, I was unconditionally and irrevocably in love with him."     Short Attention Span Summary (SASS):     1. Girl moves to Forks, Washington to live with her father   2. The weather sucks   3. So apparently do some of the inhabitants …
Quick Tip by . February 01, 2010
One of the Biggest Insults ever to the vampire genre...
review by . March 31, 2009
The book was long, boring, and involved far too much of people doing nothing but staring at each other.    The movie managed to put SOME action into it, and is fairly entertaining - absolutely worth watching if you're the type of person who likes girly romantic movies.    If you're not that kind of person, this isn't for you.    Most important thing to remember, this is NOT a vampire movie. It's a romance.  
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