(But it's a good tired. I've still got more work to do, but I cannot tell you how mellow I feel now that I've got "Twilight in Fifteen Minutes"--something I've worried about writing for six months now--behind me.)
Big money! No Whammies!: "Also, sources say stars Robert Pattinson, 22, and Kristin Stewart, 18, will get huge salary boosts from the $2 million each earned for 'Twilight' -- reportedly $10 million more, per film, plus a nice percentage of the future movies' box-office take." Where I come from, we call this "hazard pay."
The final Growing Up Cullen. And I totally understand, too. There's a reason I only post a few Fifteen Minutes(es?) per year--because there's a sense of diminishing returns (and writerly fun) after a while.
(Does my scrapbook dazzle you? Yes, it is actually a Twilight-themed set.)
Remember the epic USAWeekend comments? (The one where my favorite was from "Susan Pevensie"?) Well, now there are icons. Lots and lots of icons.
‘Twilight’ drinks in $70.6 million; Vampire Bites Dog; Twilight's First Day Is A Hit - But What Happens Next?; Script already finished for ‘Twilight’ sequel; In The Wake Of ‘Twilight,’ Here’s My ‘New Moon’ Wish List; Why 'Twilight' is Historic for Women Filmmakers.
The Soup takes on Twilight; Twilight parody: 'Dimlight'; 7 Vampires Better Than Twilight's Edward Cullen [Suck It]; Robert Pattinson Plays Dumb About the Appeal of Hair He Can't Stop Touching.
Oh, and by the way, I have to give a shoutout to the Geektress podcast, which discusses Twilight in general for a while and my recaps in particular for a bit, as well as a number of comics and TV shows.
Hollywood actors guild to seek strike; Can Our Hearts Withstand Another Strike?
Images: Frost/Nixon; Great International Poster for Dominic Sena's 'Whiteout'; Great Silhouette Poster for Clint Eastwood's 'Gran Torino'; 'Notorious' Poster is Pretty 'Big'! (Wink!); ‘Avatar’ and ‘Dragonball’ Concept Art is Fake.
Trailers and clips: EXCLUSIVE CLIP: Check Out Mos Def As Chuck Berry In ‘Cadillac Records’; Second 'Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs' Teaser Trailer; 'Adventureland' Trailer (or Kristen Stewart Stars in a Film Not Called 'Twilight'); Worth Watching -'Badass Black Dynamite' Trailer; 'Ace Ventura Jr.' Trailer! I like to think that the exclamation point has more of a "Ace Ventura Jr.! RUN!" inflection.
trailer_spot: Wrestler, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Astro Boy, Official Rejection, Earth.
'Quantum of Solace' Passes $100 Million Mark In US; Craig Promises Next 007 Outing Will Be A Sexy One; Dennis Gassner On Designing 'Quantum of Solace'; Kevin Tod Haug On Creating 'Quantum's' Visual Effects; Keeping 'Quantum of Solace' Real; Olga Kurylenko at Tokyo's 'Quantum of Solace' party; Olga Kurylenko in Glamour.
ABC Famiy to Show HBP Exclusives During "Goblet" World Premiere; Clips of Dan Radcliffe's "Inside the Actors Studio" Appearance; 'In Search of Harry Potter' hits shelves.
Watchmen: The condensed MS Paint version (I pretty much cried laughing); Easter Eggs In Zack Snyder's Insanely OCD Watchmen Trailer.
New Star Trek Uhura, Nero Posters!; Star Trek stills.
Baz Luhrmann Talks About His Inspirations for 'Australia'; Movie Review: Australia (2008); Critic Attacks Nicole "Botox" Kidman; Hugh Jackman Covers Vanity Fair Italy.
More Deadpool movie news!
fashion_piranha also got a Coraline Box of Mystery!; New Coraline Photos!; Would You Sew Buttons Over Your Eyes To Live In Coraline's Parallel Universe?
Blu-ray Review: The Dark Knight (2-Disc Special Edition); The Dark Knight's For Your Consideration Ads in Variety; Top Ten Reasons to Make ‘Batman 3′ and Why Chris Nolan Needs To Direct It.
Jeff Bridges' Fascinating Photo Diary - Making 'Iron Man'; EXCLUSIVE: ‘Iron Man 2’ Screenwriter Talks Terrence Howard Departure & The Future Of War Machine; Justin Theroux Talks 'Iron Man 2'; Screenwriter: Don't Blame Me For No Howard In 'Iron Man 2.'
Timing is finally right for 'Milk' amid uproar over gay marriage; Exclusive: Franco, Hirsch and Pill on 'Milk'; Harvey Bernard Milk's short life, turbulent times.
One Last Wonderful International Benjamin Button Trailer; ‘Benjamin Button’ Reactions, New Trailer and 42 Trailer Pics; 'The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button' stills; First 'Benjamin Button' Reviews Break: 'Historic Achievement' or 'Spoon-Fed Artifice'?; Benjamin Button's Backwards Love Story (And Score) Will Melt Your Heart; More Weigh in on ‘Benjamin Button’ and a Listen to Desplat’s Score.
Richard Kelly's Thriller 'The Box' Delayed (Again).
Meet The Wife That Han Solo Never Had.
Do not rent or buy 'Fred Claus.'