Get SF Weekly Newsletters

You searched for:

  • [X]The Twilight Saga
Start over

Search for…

Narrow Search

Film, "Austenland": Searching for Mr. Darcy

"Austenland": Searching for Mr. Darcy

On paper, there may not be a more unlikely confluence of styles than the writers of Twilight and Napoleon Dynamite, but they come together in Jerusha Hess's Austenland, and it works. Written and directed by Dynamite co-screenwriter Hess, and produced…
Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Film, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1": Too Many Montages, Not Enough Horror

"The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1": Too Many Montages, Not Enough Horror

The single advantage the awful Twilight movies have over Stephenie Meyer's awful-but-gripping novels is that, unlike the books' sad-sack, movie Bella Swan is a spiky, populist heroine. On film, Kristen Stewart beautifully underplays (or, for all I know, overplays to…
Tags: , , , , ,
Film, Fetish Object

Fetish Object

Why is Eclipse, the third film in the Twilight series, so fantastically successful? Why does the audience shriek and moan and giggle throughout in feverish joy? Well, perhaps they'd do that no matter what, but Eclipse is the least laughable…
Tags: , , , , ,