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Twilight Saga: BREAKING DAWN 2

Since the birth of Renesmee
Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson
Directed by Bill Condon

There was some hope for “Breaking Dawn Part 2." The end of Part 1 had Bella (Kristen Stewart) getting pregnant with what might be a demon offspring while becoming something of a demon herself when Edward (Robert Pattinson) turns her into a vamp. I expected Stephanie Meyers's so far-overblown book series to finally find some urgency but this may be the worse one yet, because we now know that it was ... more >

Charlize Theron

Snow White and the Huntsman

Things don't always go as planned
Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron and Chris Hemsworth
Directed by Rupert Sanders

In the same vein as Tim Burtons “Alice in Wonderland," “Snow White and the Huntsman” seeks to turn a classic female fairytale character into a battle-crying version of “Robin Hood." Not that that’s a bad thing. I can’t wait to see Goldilocks pick up a flamethrower and hunt some bear in a movie real soon. Charlize Theron takes on the role of the evil queen, who tricks a king, ravages his land, ... more >

K-Stew tops Forbes list, Depp-Paradis splitsville

There's fresh meat at the top of the Forbes best-paid list

El News– According to a recent ranking done by Forbes Magazine K-Stew’s getting paid: the Twilight actress earned $34.5M between May 2011 and May 2012; Cameron Diaz stands right behind her on the list (see the full story at Forbes.com here). What could one do with all this money? Personally I would buy a Bel Air mansion and stock piles of cash in the kichen. I would then offer wads of cash to ... more >

“On the Road” – MOVIE REVIEW

Sam Riley and Sal Paradise portray our great American liberals, the Beats

Eight years may not be that long to turn into film that most iconic of iconic novels, Jack Kerouac's "On the Road," the book that has launched many into sustained bouts of daydreaming. Because eight years is the time it took for the project to mature. Plus, the film was lensed by one of our better filmmakers and is based on the ultimate American myth, the road story (the open road is there for ... more >

A LESS WONDROUS BELLA IN THE NEW TWILIGHT

A less wondrous Twilight than the one before, sadly
Directed by David Slade

By KEVIN BOWEN - July 7, 2010Loving a vampire really is forever. When the minister says Til Death Do You Part, it comes with a distant expiration date. Facing sex, marriage, and permanent transformation into a creature of the night, “Twilight: Eclipse” finds Bella and Edward exploring the neuroses of eternal love.Should Bella Swan say sayonara to her human friends to be with vampire Edward Cullen ... more >