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'Daybreakers' Blends Action with Toothy Social Commentarynew

It turns out that Daybreakers not only excels as a visceral thrill ride, but it addresses issues of human greed and short-sightedness with rare skill and originality. This is definitely a film worth seeing.
Fast Forward Weekly  |  John Tebbutt  |  01-07-2010  |  Reviews

Anne Rice: Interview with the Vampire Killernew

Anne Rice will never write about vampires again. Not even with these tragically hip, newfangled bloodsuckers lurking about, dating high school girls and coming out of the closet, demanding equal rights. She has told enough vampire stories to last her an eternity.
L.A. Weekly  |  Gendy Alimurung  |  12-28-2009  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Fang Mania: Why Are Vampires Everywhere?new

It may be Halloween, but bloodsuckers are no longer relegated to the end of October. Like a dark cloud of mosquitoes, vampires have descended on America. They're everywhere, from the puppet teaching our children to count to the romantic hero stealing the hearts of teenagers nationwide.
Boulder Weekly  |  David Accomazzo  |  11-02-2009  |  Culture

How 'Twilight' Made a Bag Lady's Fortunenew

The Bella Bag, as it's now known, is handmade in a basement studio by Angie Bowlds. The 27-year-old seamstress is frantically churning them out and mailing them off to Twilight fans.
Seattle Weekly  |  Laura Onstot  |  04-27-2009  |  Fashion

'Let the Right One In': After 'Twilight'new

In a year that may be remembered as the year of the youth vampire movie, Swedish film Let the Right One In (Låt den rätte komma in) has considerable more bite than Twilight.
Fast Forward Weekly  |  Shelley Arnusch  |  12-11-2008  |  Reviews

What Is Our Fascination with Vampire Love?new

Why, at this particular point in human history, do we require two different movies and a television show (all based on books) about humans who fall in love with vampires. What is it that makes drinking blood (and/or abstaining from garlic) so damn sexy right now?
San Antonio Current  |  Jeremy Martin  |  12-03-2008  |  Movies

'Twilight': The Moping Undeadnew

While fans of the book will be pleased with Twilight, the film baffled our poor reviewer.
Tucson Weekly  |  Bob Grimm  |  11-28-2008  |  Reviews

'Twilight' Sparkles Limply into Theatersnew

Catherine Hardwicke's adaptation of the teen vampire romance improves on the book -- which isn't really saying much.
Eugene Weekly  |  Molly Templeton  |  11-26-2008  |  Reviews

Catherine Hardwick Tackles 'Twilight'new

Director of teen-friendly vampire romance fights for respect from Hollywood boys' club.
NOW Magazine  |  Susan G. Cole  |  11-24-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Teen Phenom Twilight is Tediousnew

Christmas comes early for teens and emos alike with this much-hyped but terrible vampire flick.
Montreal Mirror  |  Christopher Sykes  |  11-21-2008  |  Reviews

Vampire Romance 'Twilight' Makes an Awkward Leap from Page to Screennew

Stephenie Meyer's dunderheaded brick of a book may be poorly written pap, but it affords its audience a level of pure escapism as alluring as it is unrealistic and unhealthy. Twilight the movie brings all of that crashing down to earth, and inspires only nervous laughter.
Las Vegas Weekly  |  Josh Bell  |  11-20-2008  |  Reviews

'Twilight' Makes a Far Better Movie Than Booknew

Largely freed from Stephenie Meyer's ponderous prose, the movie is surprisingly campy and fun, with a cheerful sense of humor about its own ridiculousness.
The Portland Mercury  |  Alison Hallett  |  11-20-2008  |  Reviews

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