Monday, February 16, 2009

Movie 7 of 2009: Twilight

Movie Description:

Isabella Swan moves to gloomy Forks to live with her father. As she
starts her junior year in high school she becomes fascinated by Edward
Cullen who holds a dark secret which is only known by his family.
Edward falls in love with Bella as well but knows the further they
progress in their relationship the more he is putting Bella and those
close to her at risk. Edward warns Bella that she should leave him but
she refuses to listen and to understand why he is saying this. Bella
learns his secret. He is a vampire, however she is not afraid of his
blood-thirsty needs and the fact he could kill her at any moment. Bella
is afraid of losing him, the love of her life. The thrill begins when a
new vampire finds it a challenge to hunt Bella down for her
irresistible blood. The game is on and James will not stop until she is

Movie Trailer:

My Opinion:

I had VERY low expectations of this movie going into it as I had heard that if you had read the book that the movie really sucked. And typically I hate movies once I've read the book. I read the book a couple of months ago so I figured this wouldn't be an exception to that rule, but I promised my niece I'd take her to see it and I was curious to see just how bad it was. I was pleasantly surprised to find out that I didn't hate it. I actually quite enjoyed it. It followed along with the book a lot better than I thought. Granted, maybe it helped that I didn't LOVE the book. I enjoyed the book, but wasn't overly impressed with it so maybe that made all the difference. I am curious to see what happens next in the series so I will carry on with both reading the rest of the books and watching the movies and after having watched the movie I will probably bump the books up sooner than I had originally intended. I guess I need to continue with my rule of not listening to what others say about movies 'cause in most instances, I don't agree with a lot of people on what they do or don't like. I just need to form my own opinion.

1 comment:

cheesygiraffe said...

I was overly thrilled with the books either. So the movie was better than expected but wasn't great either. ;)