Saturday, February 21, 2009
Friday, February 20, 2009
Twilight Lexicon has reports from both Nikki Finke's Deadline Hollywood Daily and EW discussing Eclipse. A second EW article that was released just 12 minutes before the one cited on Lexicon is basically quoted from Nikki Finke's report. If you haven't read them, to sum things up, The Twilight Saga's Eclipse is set to open in theatres June 30, 2010. Also, there is no director named for it as yet, but Chris Weitz definitely won't be it because he is going to be wrapped up in post production of New Moon when Eclipse starts filming. So there we are, at the title of this post...cart before the horse anyone?
I have read some of the comments on these articles and I am certainly not among those saying that they should wait to see if New Moon makes money before they decide if they are going to make Eclipse or not. I doubt that will be an issue. I don't see the sense in setting a release date for the third installment before you've even started filming the second! And why in the world are they doing these SO fast? I just don't believe that they are even a bit concerned with quality at this point. I believe that Summit has convinced themselves that Twilighters will go see anything with the Twilight name on it. That we'll buy it no matter what! Granted, most of us will go to see the movie once, just because of what it is, but they will not see the repeat tickets and DVD sales if what they serve up is a big mess. Sticking the Twilight bow on top will not fool us into thinking it's great if it's not.
At least the plot description that Summit has released seems right...
"As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge, Bella once again finds herself surrounded by danger. In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward and her friendship with Jacob — knowing that her decision has the potential to ignite the ageless struggle between vampire and werewolf. With her graduation quickly approaching, Bella has one more decision to make: life or death."
I'm just seriously concerned about the quality of these movies. New Moon starts filming in a month, and so much of the cast is still officially up in the air. If they are doing this type of scramble to get it all together with a full year between releases, what is it going to be like with only seven months? I'm just seriously concerned about the quality of these films. These books are so very precious to so many of us. We want to see justice done for our beloved characters, not something thrown together to bring in the big bucks. So what do you think? Is anyone else worried?
I did these on my scanner and apparently moved them during the scan of the Bella box and I missed the very edges of the first box, but you get the idea.
The back of the boxes have Twilight "trivia" on them. It really bugs me that everything put out lists Edward's full name as Edward Anthony Mason Cullen. If you reference his Twilight Lexicon bio, you see that his name is Edward Anthony Masen Cullen. Just one of my pet peeves. You can read the boxes when you click on the picture.
The cashier told me that they'd just put these out around noon and they were already selling really well. I am not surprised. While I was there I pre-ordred my DVD and picked up the DVD and photo collection box set. I must admit, opening it, looking through the pictures and contemplating the midnight release, I became a little giddy...
I may go by tomorrow and pick up some more to use for a giveaway so keep checking back for details!
Thursday, February 19, 2009
Published by MTV Movies Team on Thursday, February 19, 2009 at 6:29 pm.
The director has been chosen. The Jacob controversy is behind us. And the new cast is coming together. Now all that’s left is to make a movie, right? Well, not so fast. Before a single frame of “New Moon” is shot, MTV is thrilled to present an exclusive piece of imagery from the film you all can’t wait to sink your teeth into come November.
So at 10PM EST tonight, come right back here to the MTV Movies Blog for your first look! And by way the there’s more than just an image you can look forward to. There’s some interesting news in what we’re debuting too. Trust us. You’ll see.
You can also read about the sad misadventure of my poor Edward here.
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Top Female Twilighter- Open to all Female Twilighters that have a personal Blog or webpage.
Best Twilight Blog- Open to everyone with a twilight-themed blog.
Best Twilight Fansite- The highest Dazzle Award. This Category is open to all Twilight Fansites (with the exception of Myspace and Facebook Groups)
Visit the Dazzle Awards 2009 site to see the other categories. I'm sure you have other favorite sites that would fit these and other categories and would appreciate your nominations as well. If you have a site that you would like nominated, be sure to let me know. I'm sure we can all enjoy helping each other.
In order to make a nomination, you need to send an e-mail with my blog's name and/or address and the category that matches it to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org
So that's Eyes of Amber, eyesofamber.blogspot.com. You need to do a separate email for each category. Happy voting!
If you've ever read this blog, it's no secret that I am a Kellan fan. I think this is a wonderful idea and he's just the kind of guy who would really enjoy receiving it.
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
The Edward puzzle. That is one of my favorite Edward pictures. I must have that puzzle! Of course, I still haven't started working on the cast puzzle I got for Christmas, but that is beside the point. You can also see the Edward and Bella set and other new merchandise by clicking the above link. Definitely exciting.
Sunday, February 15, 2009
Twilight may not be nominated for any Oscars, but that doesn't mean the movie
won't be a part of Hollywood's biggest night on Feb. 22.
"I promise you, there will be a presence," Laurence Mark, a first-time producer of this year's Academy Awards, tells me. "You'll see. I promise there is and on more than one occasion."
If Twilight doesn’t give Mark and his co-producer Bill Condon a huge jump in the ratings, we can't imagine what would.