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(H)undreds of Twi-hard fans set up camp outside cinema four days before premiere
Daily Mail ^ | June 22, 2010 | Staff

Posted on 06/22/2010 9:53:25 AM PDT by C19fan

Hordes of Twilight-crazy fans are flocking to the Nokia Plaza in Los Angeles with the hope of catching a glimpse of their favourite stars at the upcoming Eclipse premiere. Multitudes of fans, who have travelled from far and wide, are camping outside the movie theatre four days ahead of Thursday night's world premiere. The fans face several cold nights sleeping on the street and then a possible stampede to the railings before they can even hope to get a close look at their idols. All three of the main stars, Taylor Lautner, Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart are expected to attend the premiere.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: twilight
Maybe a good spot to pick up a chic, although they might be smelly, hee hee. I did not notice one male in the photos.
1 posted on 06/22/2010 9:53:27 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: C19fan

Those movies are terrible...so boring


2 posted on 06/22/2010 9:54:14 AM PDT by NMEwithin
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To: C19fan

"Get a Life!"

3 posted on 06/22/2010 9:55:35 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: NMEwithin

But the TV ad said this is the best Twilight movie ever. Considering what I heard about the first ones that is not saying much.


4 posted on 06/22/2010 9:58:14 AM PDT by C19fan
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4 days?! Twilighters have no dedication.


5 posted on 06/22/2010 9:58:46 AM PDT by discostu (like a dog being shown a card trick)
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To: NMEwithin

Worst.
Series.
Ever.


6 posted on 06/22/2010 10:00:10 AM PDT by Salamander (You don't know what's going on inside of me. You don't wanna know what's running through my mind.)
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To: C19fan
I'm sure this woman is there:

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7 posted on 06/22/2010 10:02:11 AM PDT by stylecouncilor (What Would Jim Thompson Do?)
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To: Salamander

no doubt...I love horror movies so I actually subjected myself to the first two movies. The first one was boring and uneventful, so I figured the second one might be better because it had werewolves but nope...no blood, no horror, no nothing. Just endless teen angst with vampires who don’t drink blood and werewolves who don’t kill anything except the vampires but they never actually show it on screen.


8 posted on 06/22/2010 10:08:46 AM PDT by NMEwithin
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I forced myself to watch the first one on dvd just to see what all the hoopla was about. Couldn’t finish it and will never get back that time wasted.


9 posted on 06/22/2010 10:32:08 AM PDT by bgill (how could a young man born here in Kenya, who is not even a native American, become the POTUS)
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Imagine how many other movies they could camp out for if they didn't have to worry about health insurance.

Isn't unemployment a wonderful release?

10 posted on 06/22/2010 10:32:28 AM PDT by Bosco (Remember how you felt on September 11?)
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The first one was partially passable (it did have a cool baseball scene with a great song by Muse and my son says Alice was hot).

The second was one of the worst pieces of drivel ever. My sons synced it to “Lafftrax” and invited all their male friends to laugh about it all night.


11 posted on 06/22/2010 10:36:41 AM PDT by I still care (I believe in the universality of freedom -George Bush, asked if he regrets going to war.)
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My big concern is the movies are emotionally very, very bad for young girls.

The protagonist is a textbook woman who seeks out abusive men. She is constantly getting beaten and hurt by and because of a man who is totally unstable. He deals out emotional whiplash like candy, yet it is all represented as undying love.

When she loses one guy she goes after another who is the same thing. They actually show a woman with slash marks across her face because she got too close to her lover.

The theme is partially that the love of your life should be a dangerous, thrilling, and hard to understand person.

In the second movie she gets thrown into a wall (blood and stitches) by her boyfriend, and later throws herself off a cliff because of depression over his loss.

No slick psychiatrist has written a book or appeared on TV about it yet, but I’ll bet anything there are young girls out there who have been really damaged by this series.


12 posted on 06/22/2010 10:42:17 AM PDT by I still care (I believe in the universality of freedom -George Bush, asked if he regrets going to war.)
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(it did have a cool baseball scene with a great song by Muse and my son says Alice was hot).

The baseball game was the one really good part about the movie, excellent choice of music. And Alice is far hotter than the pouty skank in the lead role.

13 posted on 06/22/2010 10:44:00 AM PDT by antiRepublicrat
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The theme is partially that the love of your life should be a dangerous, thrilling, and hard to understand person.

A rip off of Emily Bronte.

14 posted on 06/22/2010 10:52:13 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: I still care

Thank you. You voiced something I’ve thought about while watching these films but forgot about shortly after.

That happens when I fall asleep during a movie. Anyway, you put it quite well. I think that my thoughts weren’t as developed as your own, but I remember being deeply turned off by the female lead’s neediness.

Even more so by that “neediness” being portrayed as true love to young girls.


15 posted on 06/22/2010 10:56:23 AM PDT by The Toll
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To: NMEwithin

The “tragic interlude” wherein she sits in front of that stupid window for *months*, wearing the -same- clothes gagged me.

See if I’d moon over some pretty boy for 6 days, let alone 6 months.

Gaaah!

-Weak-!


16 posted on 06/22/2010 11:38:18 AM PDT by Salamander (You don't know what's going on inside of me. You don't wanna know what's running through my mind.)
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Oh you haven’t even hit the best part of it, how th books themselves are written. The character of Bella has zero personality, and any descriptions of her are vague and general (she has brown hair and she likes to cook). It’s not just laziness on behalf of the author it’s actually a writing technique. I forget the name of it, but it’s where the author makes a character that is basically a blank slate and it makes it easier for the reader to imagine themselves AS that person. Bella is not the main character of Twilight, Edward is.


17 posted on 06/22/2010 11:56:47 AM PDT by chae (I am karmic retribution)
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To: NMEwithin

I won tickets to see the first movie, so I got to see it for free, and I wanted my money back. I kept looking at my watch wondering when it was going to pick up the pace, the only scene that I found entertaining was the baseball part, which they cut short. I found my self cheering for James and hoping against hope that he would be able to get ahold of Bella and kill her to save us from a sequel.
Forget “Team Edward” or “Team Jacob”, I’m on “Team Buffy”. Coincidentally, on you tube, someone did a ten minute story of buffy and edward using clips from twilight and buffy. The ending was EXCELLENT!


18 posted on 06/22/2010 12:02:32 PM PDT by chae (I am karmic retribution)
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Just endless teen angst with vampires who don’t drink blood and werewolves who don’t kill anything except the vampires but they never actually show it on screen.

Check out True Blood if you have HBO. Lots of blood sucking, bone crunching, body part ripping monster fun. And if you're a girl, the men are all SUPER hot (and grown ups).

19 posted on 06/22/2010 12:12:08 PM PDT by meowmeow (In Loving Memory of Our Dear Viking Kitty (1987-2006))
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Hundreds of Twi-htard fans set up camp outside cinema four days before premiere

There, I fixed it

20 posted on 06/22/2010 5:42:36 PM PDT by TheRealDBear
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To: NMEwithin

They’re great! And both Pattinson and Lautner are hotties!


21 posted on 06/22/2010 5:45:00 PM PDT by sabe@q.com (Yes, I'm a SW freak!)
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