Blame sheer anthropological curiosity. Last night I found myself in a cineplex, surrounded by young women — and a few young men — all amped up for the am showing of Twilightthe film based on Stephenie Meyer's best-selling vampire novel, starring Kristen Stewart as Bella Swan and dirty sexy Robert Pattinson formerly seen playing Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter as Edward Cullen. Kirsa and Kristin, both 18 years old, were sporting some fake blood on their lips.
Enright graduated in with an MFA from Columbia. Small surprise, then, that their present collaboration is high on images of hormone-addled youth. At the gallery, a dense undergrowth of props from the expedition -- wrecked football helmets, discarded cheerleader skirts, mud-caked coolers, stained blankets and vomitous trash -- carpets a large part of the main space.
And yet, she says, it is. Three years later, Stewart starts to work with her hair but still keeps her wardrobe choices fairly neutral. With the premiere of Into the WildStewart starts to dabble in high fashion — here, with an ultra-feminine Rodarte frock.
The reason teenage girls have fallen hard for the Twilight book and film series has to do with its portrayal of a traditional, romantic relationship, new research from the University of Missouri shows. In the series, vampire Edward Cullen doesn't want to harm or bite his teen love interest Bella Swan, which means they can't have sex. Click and her co-authors' research primarily addresses the reasons behind the teenage-madness for Twilight, a four-book series with two films so far.
A 10th-grader at an all-girls Catholic school, she lights up when she talks about her handsome year-old honey. Chloe doesn't know too many boys, so she still gets a nervous, buzzy feeling whenever she thinks about HIM. Her friends know all about this guy — he's a regular text and telephone topic between school, homework and dance practice.
Should my teen read Twilight? S tephenie Meyer, a year-old mother of three, does not read vampire novels. What could be good or bad about the books?
Toddlers in Beginners Sabbath School are fun and cute. The elementary age kids in Primary learn like a sponge. They are ungrateful.
Please enter the email address that you use to login to TeenInk. I was never in love with vampires until Twilight came out. In Twilight, an average high school girl, Bella Swan, falls in love with one of the most beautiful boys at her new school, Edward, who happens to be a vampire.
A defense of the teen-girl fan base that has made the Twilight books and movies so wildly successful. When New Moonthe second film adaptation of Stephenie Meyer's four-part Twilight series, opens in theaters this month, those who see it will not be getting great art. The faults of Meyer's immensely popular teen vampire-romance novels have been endlessly, and publicly, rehashed: the retrograde gender roles, the plodding plotlines, the super-heated goofiness of Meyer's prose.
The franchise has earned a combined total of 41 Teen Choice Awards since the premiere of Twilight in November Twilight stars Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner and Robert Pattinson took the stage to thank their fans for their support. It's amazing to me that you guys are still around," Lautner said. Meanwhile, Stewart, who couldn't lift her surfboard, said: "To share this with all of you means so much to me.