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DAWN IS NO TWILIGHT; NEITHER IS GUARDIANS NOR PI

November 21, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Parents with teens and younger children may find themselves separating at the cineplex over the Thanksgiving holiday — mom, dad, and the younger ones heading for the theaters showing DreamWorks Animation’s Rise of the Guardians; the teens and tweens, taking off to see the Twilight finale — some of them for the second — or […]

MTV MOVIE AWARDS SPREADS AWARDS AROUND

June 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

At the quirky MTV Movie Awards, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1 won the Golden Popcorn award for movie of the year but The Hunger Games took the most awards, including best female performance (Jennifer Lawrence) and best male performance (Josh Hutcherson). Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2 won for […]

AT $700 MILLION, LATEST TWILIGHT HASN’T REACHED SUMMIT YET

January 23, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

In its first major announcement since being acquired by Lionsgate a week earlier, Summit Entertainment said over the weekend that The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1 has now grossed an estimated $701.3 million worldwide, putting it on track to surpass The Twilight Saga: New Moon‘s $709.8 million. The original Twilight movie grossed $390.4 […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: HAPPY FEET 2

November 18, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

You may be surprised to learn that Happy Feet 2 does have something in common with the weekend’s box-office steamroller, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: mostly lousy reviews. Indeed many of the critics who cheered on the happy penguins in the first movie have greeted the second one with the coldness of the 3D ice […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN

November 17, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1 is due to open in thousands of theaters at midnight tonight, but several major critics are in no rush to get out early reviews, probably figuring that the teenage girls who are the prime target for this franchise are not avid readers of their comments. Besides, it […]

TWILIGHT: ECLIPSE BIG WINNER AT MTV MOVIE AWARDS

June 6, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse eclipsed just about everything in sight at the MTV Movie Awards Sunday night. It won the top three categories: best movie, best male performance (Robert Pattinson), and best female performance (Kristen Stewart). It also produced what is likely to be the top viral video of the night. When it was announced […]

TWILIGHT: A LONG TIME BEFORE DAWN

August 4, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

In a controversial move, Summit Entertainment plans to release the second installment of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn one year after the first installment hits the screens in November 2011. The two films are being shot back-to-back, leading Los Angeles Times movie writer Steven Zeitchik to remark that “in taking its time between the movies, […]

“TWILIGHT” STARS REPORTEDLY SET FOR LIFE

July 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The three Twilight stars, Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner, will each receive $25 million plus 7.5 percent of the gross for the upcoming The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn two-parter, New York magazine reported on its Vulture blog. The magazine estimated that each star will receive about $16 million on the back-end deals, bringing […]

“TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN” TO BE BITE-SIZED

June 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

There will be two installments of the fourth Twilight saga, with the first coming on November 18, 2011, Summit Entertainment said on Thursday. (The third Twilight flick, Eclipse, is due to open on June 30 of this year.) The two episodes are based on author Stephenie Meyer’s Breaking Dawn book. The decision was understandable and […]