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How To Get Beat Up By Twilight Fans

Everyone keeps asking me if I'm going to go see the new Twilight movie and I gotta tell you... I'm not.

I enjoyed the books! I've even read them more than once (really not that big of a recommendation as I typically read books more than once) BUT the movies suck people!

Like really suck.

Like, seriously Stephenie, couldn't you have held out for a better budget? JK Rowling did and her fans aren't nearly as psychotic as yours are.

Here's the thing--I've seen the first two movies and you know what? I swear I've never laughed so hard in my entire life!

I mean can't breathe, stitch in your side, pee your pants and nearly vomit sort of laughing. I get together with my girlfriends and we watch them for the sole purpose of laughing our rear ends off.

So when people ask me if I want to go see Breaking Dawn with them I say, "You really don't want me in the theatre with you. I'm likely to get us both beat up."

Imagine it! A room full of squealing women (ages 16-80 ::shiver::) all acting like the Beatles have just walked into the room and Cannwin.... laughing her head off.

It's like a spark on a can of gasoline.

It's like an ember in a dry old wheat field.

It's just not a good idea. So, no... I won't be going to see Breaking Dawn with you my dears. Sorry.


Ashy said…
I've heard Breaking Dawn was a slight bust, that it "wasn't as good" as the first two. I've also heard that BD has an unnecessary honeymoon scene that could have been left out. That really makes me mad. I don't advocate the movies (or the books) at all.
Polly Blevins said…
the first one really was awful. They got better after that. Not great but better. Breaking Dawn is the same, just better. They kind of remind me of Mormon movies like the RN and stuff, super cheesy. That being said, I will still go to he very last one and enjoy myself. I did get a kick out of all the teen girls around me oohing and ahhing and squealing. Loved them, they made it all worth it. P.S. I am team Jasper.
Meaghan said…
I liked it :) I want to drag Dustin to it too but I think he'll be able to tell as soon as we get in the car when we're heading there :)
Cannwin said…
Polly, I'm totally team Jacob. He's just better. :)

Meaghan, I wouldn't even want to take Ralexwin. He'd either be so uncomfortable that he'd spoil it with his squirming or he'd get mad at me for luring him in and we'd end up arguing. Well, at least thats how it is with most chick flicks... I can't even imagine Twilight. He won't even touch the books!
Tracie said…
I haven't read the books but hear they are really good. The first 2 movies were okay but I am not planning on paying to see the 3rd until it is available at redbox.

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