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Breaking Dawn Dominates Box Office Yet Again

Latest 'Twilight' apparently has staying power

(Newser) - Despite the fact that it's downright terrible and may also cause you to have a seizure , the latest Twilight movie apparently isn't going anywhere. Breaking Dawn grabbed the No. 1 box office spot for the third straight weekend , the LA Times reports, pulling in another $16.9 million....

Twilight: Breaking Dawn Sucks in $62.3M
 Twilight Sucks in $62.3M 

Twilight Sucks in $62.3M

'Muppets' hit No. 2 with $42M

(Newser) - Breaking Dawn was busily sucking the life out of the box office for a second weekend, taking in another $62.3 million between Wednesday and today. That performance brings its total to $221.3 million, reports the LA Times. But Twilight wasn't the only draw at the box office,...

New Twilight Reportedly Causes Seizures

Birthing scene too intense for epileptics

(Newser) - Twilight, Breaking Dawn: Part One might be just a bit too sparkly for epilepsy sufferers. Several people have reportedly developed seizures during the film’s infamous birthing scene, as red, black, and white flash across the screen, ABC News reports. In one case, a Sacramento-area man convulsed so violently that...

Breaking Dawn Sucks Box Office Dry

Twilight sequel easily beats Happy Feet Two

(Newser) - Bad reviews ? Ha! The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn—Part 1 sunk its teeth into the weekend box office, raking in $139.5 million and notching the fifth-best domestic opening ever, the Los Angeles Times reports. (Its only financial failing: missing the $142.8 million opening record set by...

'Twilight: Breaking Dawn' Movie Reviews: Critics Not Impressed With Latest Entry in Vampire Saga
 Breaking Dawn 
 Dead Awful 
review roundup

Breaking Dawn Dead Awful

Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson star in new 'Twilight '

(Newser) - The latest Twilight installment is, predictably, highly popular with fans ; critics are less enthusiastic as Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson continue their vampire romance.
  • “Enough with Bella's depressed, ragdoll posture and her eternal gloom,” writes Lisa Schwarzbaum in Entertainment Weekly . “A pox on Breaking Dawn ... for

Today's Hot Baby Names Inspired by ... Teen Mom?

Twilight, Brangelina also weigh in; Jacob, Isabella tops

(Newser) - Last year’s top baby names included plenty of classics—but monikers from Teen Mom saw the biggest jumps in popularity. While Jacob and Isabella were the most popular names overall, Maci and Bentley, the name of a mother and son on MTV’s show, got the largest boost in...

Eclipse, Last Airbender Top Razzie Noms

'Anti-Oscars' celebrate worst in film

(Newser) - Everyone loves Twilight, right? Wrong. The latest installment in the series—Eclipse—led the pack with nine Razzie nominations today, People reports. The Razzies, which celebrate the worst film achievements of the year, also doled out nine nominations to M. Night Shyamalan's The Last Airbender. Along with those two, nominees...

Twilight Sucks Up People's Choice Awards

House , Glee win for TV; Eminem, Katy Perry nail music awards

(Newser) - Bloodsuckers were the hit of MTV's People's Choice Awards last night as the Twilight Saga: Eclipse crew grabbed top movie, best film acting team, and best movie actress honors. "Wow, this is unreal," said a chatty Kristen Stewart. "I was a vampire this morning in Baton Rouge,...

Meet the Looney Twilight Hand Model

You might run into her sometime, carrying an apple

(Newser) - So you're waiting in line to pay for your copy of Twilight when you're accosted by a woman who wants to give you her autograph. Don't worry, it's probably just Kimbra Hickey, the model whose hands are now famous thanks to their appearance on the cover of the teen book...

Does Twilight Hurt Teen Brains?
 Does Twilight Hurt 
 Teen Brains? 

Does Twilight Hurt Teen Brains?

Conference exploring vampire novels' pull on young minds

(Newser) - A bunch of Twilight aficionados got together last week, but there were no squeals or Edward-induced fainting spells. Rather, a group of scientists, educators and authors met at Cambridge to explore how the vampire craze exemplified by the Twilight series may be shaping young minds, notes MSNBC . Sample session: "...

Sandra Bullock Is Highest-Paid Actress
 Sandra Bullock Is 
 Highest-Paid Actress 
jen beats angie by $7m

Sandra Bullock Is Highest-Paid Actress

Tough year apparently paid off for Bullock

(Newser) - Sandra Bullock had a tough year emotionally, but it wasn't so tough financially. She tops Forbes ’ annual list of Hollywood’s highest-paid actresses with $56 million in earnings between June 2009 and June 2010. The runners-up:
  • Reese Witherspoon: Second with $32 million even though she hasn’t been seen

Introducing the Vampire Facelift
 Introducing the Vampire Facelift 
weird trends dept.

Introducing the Vampire Facelift

Sadly, it won't make you look like a Twilight character

(Newser) - So you’ve already bought the Edward Cullen panties , and you’re not sure how to continue expressing your love for all things vampire? Consider a "vampire facelift." No, it doesn’t make you thirst for blood, but it does take blood from your body and injects it...

Psychic Octopus on Team Jacob
 Psychic Octopus on Team Jacob 
good choice, paul

Psychic Octopus on Team Jacob

This proves the octo has 'still got it'

(Newser) - Paul the psychic World Cup octopus may have retired , but not before settling one last important question: Team Edward or Team Jacob? Proving that he “actually is brilliant,” writes Megan Gibson in Time , he chose Jacob (a Twilight character, for those of you over the age of 16)....

Twilight Copycat Teens Gnawing Each Other
 Twilight Copycats 
  Biting Each Other 

Twilight Copycats Biting Each Other

Teen Love bites spook parents

(Newser) - Love means never having to retract your fangs. That's apparently what copycat teens are taking away from the bodice-ripper Twilight films, so they're biting one another to prove their love. There's just one problem: parents are going positively werewolf about it. The vampire hickey is the latest way young lovers...

Twilight 'Bootlegger' Sues Theater After Jail Stint

Suit says she suffered emotional distress

(Newser) - An Illinois woman who spent 2 days in jail for taping part of Twilight: New Moon is suing the movie theater that ratted her out. Samantha Tumpach, 22, says she wasn’t trying to pirate the movie; she was out celebrating with friends, and the video she shot was primarily...

Twilight Snags Wed. Debut Record: $68.5M

But fails to topple New Moon's all-time best $72.7M

(Newser) - The Twilight Saga: Eclipse has broken another box-office record. The latest chapter in the vampire adventure took in $68.5 million in its first day, the best ever for a movie opening on a Wednesday. Eclipse surpassed the previous Wednesday record of $62 million set last year by Transformers: Revenge ...

Twilight: Eclipse Is One for the Fans
 Twilight: Eclipse 
 Is One for the Fans 

Twilight: Eclipse Is One for the Fans

Better acting won't widen appeal of tween vampire romance

(Newser) - The talky third installment in the Twilight saga has better acting and a more coherent plot line than its predecessors, say critics. But while fans of the teen vampire romance series certainly won't leave disappointed, Eclipse doesn't have much to offer the uninitiated.
  • "With roughly 20 minutes of its

Twilight Debut Already Breaking Records

It opens in more than 4,400 theaters at midnight

(Newser) - The latest Twilight movie already has one record under its belt as it opens with the widest domestic release in box-office history. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse was booked in a record 4,416 theaters for midnight screenings tonight. That beats the previous record of 4,380 theaters set less than...

Hey, Media, Lay Off the 'Twihard' Moms
 Hey, Media, Lay Off  
 the 'Twihard' Moms 

Hey, Media, Lay Off the 'Twihard' Moms

Female superfans of 'Twilight' aren't any crazier than people addicted to sports

(Newser) - Every time a Twilight film comes out, so do the stories about the vampire franchise’s apparently craziest group of fans: grown women . At best, these women come off “idealistic, dreamy, eager to erase their boring chicken nugget reality with 90 minutes of vegetarian vampire fantasy, maybe a little...

Hey Twilight Fans: Edward Really Is Related to Dracula unveils Robert Pattinson's relation to Dracula

(Newser) - This is sure to send all those Twilight-obsessed tweens into a tizzy: Robert Pattinson, aka Edward Cullen of the Twilight films, is related to Dracula. At least, he’s related to Vlad the Impaler, the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s Dracula character, the AP reports. Twilight author Stephenie Meyer is...

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