In Beautiful Creatures, Alden Ehrenreich and Alice Englert play Ethan Wate and Lena Duchannes, a restless Southern teenage boy and the girl he hopes will help him escape the boredom of small-town life. Sounds a little bit like a certain supernatural romance between a introverted schoolgirl and a shiny, impossibly good-looking vampire, no?
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Transformation is always a common quality that great actors seem to share, but in 2012, the one that seemed to dominate the year’s best performances was reinvention.
While Matthew McConaughey revived his career with a series of terrific – and different — turns in movies big and small, his Magic Mike co-star Channing… More »
As far as movies go, 2012 was kind of a big deal.
This year, it felt like Hollywood believed in all of that “End of the World,” Mayan Calendar stuff, as studios released wave after wave of franchises like there was no tomorrow – and finding considerable box office success in the process. More »
Between tentpole blockbusters, limited releases and film festivals, hundreds of movies are released every year, often a dozen at a time. Friday almost invariably unleashes a whole new set of choices on moviegoers, who not only have to choose from these options, but remember what all of them are, while deflecting critical acclaim, marketing muscle,… More »
Even though the final Twilight film has arrived, that doesn’t mean we’ve seen the last of Bella and Edward.
With Breaking Dawn — Part 2 grossing $341 million in its worldwide debut, it’s only a matter of time before Summit finds a way to continue their billion-dollar franchise.
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Although fans made Breaking Dawn – Part 2 an absolute success at the box office, helping it earn more than $130 million to date, not everyone was completely satisfied with how the Twilight saga wrapped up.
While critics have been divided about the series since it started, even some of its diehard fans… More »
With the Twilight movie franchise finally over, you’d think that its three stars would be hip-deep in screenplay slush piles, trying to decide which movie offer to accept next. But you’d be wrong.
In fact, Kristen Stewart has nothing on her plate now. After the theatrical release Friday of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn –… More »
Although Stephenie Meyer is undeniably the creator of Twilight, screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg shepherded the book series to the screen just as much as Meyer: she adapted all four books into now five films, and helped audiences see what they only imagined on the page.
Even for audiences skeptical of the films, Breaking Dawn… More »
As Seth Clearwater, Booboo Stewart plays a small but important role in the Twilight universe; more than merely a disciple of Jacob’s, his character represents a change – an evolution of thinking – in the timeless conflict between vampires and werewolves.
In Breaking Dawn – Part 2, Seth joins Jacob to form an… More »
As a member of the nefarious and mysterious Volturi coven of vampires, Daniel Cudmore has spent the past three Twilight films lurking in the shadows of the Cullens’ world.
But in Breaking Dawn – Part 2, his character Felix and the series as a whole comes full circle with an epic confrontation that… More »
Last weekend, Skyfall blew away audiences and critics alike as director Sam Mendes and star Daniel Craig resuscitated James Bond with one of the most popular installments in the series’ history.
This week, fans get to see Breaking Dawn – Part 2, the final film in the Twilight series, which given the mixed… More »
Mackenzie Foy is about to become one of the most famous 12-year-olds on the planet. She’s making her big screen debut in one of the biggest releases of the year — The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2.
Twilight may be her first big screen role, but Foy has been in the business since… More »