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Rated PG-13 · 121 minutes · 2008

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Vampires mope in this stunningly boring adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s extremely popular book. Kristen Stewart plays Bella, a displaced high school student who falls for a vampire (Robert Pattinson) who also happens to be her lab partner. He’s all angry because he’s normally a “vegetarian vampire” who only eats wild animals, but now he’s so in love that he wants to eat Bella. This is supposed to produce high drama, but it received nothing but snickers and yawns from me. Stewart is normally a good actress, but she seems disinterested in the role and, let me tell you, that feeling is infectious. Director Catherine Hardwicke has been stinking up cinemas since her capable debut with Thirteen. This is her worst film yet.


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Official Site: twilightthemovie.com
Director: Catherine Hardwicke
Producer: Mark Morgan, Greg Mooradian, Wyck Godfrey, Karen Rosenfelt, Marty Bowen, Guy Oseary and Michele Stabile
Cast: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Billy Burke, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Nikki Reed, Ashley Greene, Jackson Rathbone, Kellan Lutz, Cam Gigandet, Edi Gathegi, Rachelle Lefevre, Anna Kendrick, Taylor Lautner, Michael Welch, Justin Chon, Christian Serratos, Gil Birmingham and Sarah Clarke

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Portland Mercury Abstinence-Only Vampirism Twilight makes a far better movie than book. by Alison Hallett 11/20/2008
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