30 June 2010

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

Directed by: David Slade
Written by: Melissa Rosenberg
Full credits at IMDb

If I had to guess, I’d say Stephanie Meyer wasn’t a day over 14 when she wrote this installment in her quite profitable tetrology (soon to be a cinematic pentology). And even that’s a little generous. This movie doesn’t just feel like it’s for tweens—it feels like it’s by tweens!

Seriously, Twilight is some bizarre, little girl princess-fantasy, and might be the most sexually regressive shit mainstream America has seen since, I don’t know, before passage of the 19th Amendment? You can picture a bunch of little (white) girls sitting around in a circle, outlining the story...

Keep reading my conversation with Benjamin Sutton at The L Magazine

Watch the trailer:

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