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26 August 2008 @ 11:46 am
If only this were the REAL Twilight trailer...  
Ganked from nqdonne:



At first, I thought they were splicing footage of the actual trailer into this -- that's how closely the actors here resemble RPattz & co. ...or how bad my eyesight is. Either way, this is far better than the movie could possibly be...although I'm convinced that the movie will have to be WAAAAY better than the book, just because it's hard to suck more than that. Either way, it will be hilariously bad. And I will have to resist the temptation to pay money and see that trainwreck on a big screen.

Having a small child definitely helps. Although there are special matinees for moms with young kids. *shakes head and refuses to fund the SMeyer failchise*

In sleep-related news, Meghan got five hours in a row (of which I got two hours, because I stayed up until past 1 am screwing around on LJ *facepalm*), so perhaps the lack of daytime naps helped. She might have gotten even more, I dunno, but my cat decided to use her litterbox at 3 am and then sharpen her claws on the carpet in the hallway, and she was not quiet about either activity, so that might have been what woke Meghan up. *sigh* It wasn't that big a deal, though, because then she slept for another four or so hours, and then after feeding her, I let her play in her crib by herself while I dozed...after which we both took a nap together on my bed. So I feel a bit more rested! :D
 
 
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Miss Sophia: Twilight - Edward Maybellinemiss_sophia on August 27th, 2008 11:13 pm (UTC)
My main suggestion for improving the series is in New Moon. Instead of Bella turning all catatonic and zombielike after Edward leaves her, she should've turned into an actual zombie.

*dies laughing* Someone should write a fanfic like that.


Gah, now I'm tempted! I haven't written HP for ages (outside of RP, that is -- I've written a lot over there), and here I am, thinking about spending my valuable time on Twilight crack. *sinks deeper into the sparkly quicksand*

I feel sorry for the actress playing Bella. I mean, what a shitty part. There's absolutely nothing she can do to improve it.

Well, yes and no. I'm convinced that the movie could only improve on the book. It's that bad.
From the land between Wake and Dream.: Laughter - fizzlingwhizbeesea_thoughts on August 27th, 2008 11:42 pm (UTC)
Now I want to slog through this series just so I can write zombie!Bella for you. *LOL*

I'm convinced that the movie could only improve on the book. It's that bad.

From the clip I saw, I wouldn't be too sure about that. Although it was so weird: I was sitting there thinking, "How can you be so wooden and static and just breathe heavily while this guy is threatening you?" while at the same time thinking, "I bet this is REALLY accurate to the book."
Miss Sophia: Twilight - Edward Maybellinemiss_sophia on August 28th, 2008 12:23 am (UTC)
Now I want to slog through this series just so I can write zombie!Bella for you. *LOL*

<3333333 AT THE VERY LEAST, SHARE MY PAIN!!!!!

As for Bella, well, it's accurate to the book in a sense. But it leaves out all of the godawful narration, in which Bella thinks about how she's basically ruined the lives of everyone who's come into contact with her. The narration throughout the book is just SO BAD. It's self-inserty, unrealistic, and.... It really defies description. Just think of badfic and you have it!
From the land between Wake and Dream.: Facepalm - miss_jaffacakesea_thoughts on August 28th, 2008 12:57 am (UTC)
So she's like Harry in OotP but... for the whole entire series? Holy crap.

No, Bella, you don't ruin everyone's lives, just the readers'. ;)
Miss Sophia: Twilight - Edward Maybellinemiss_sophia on August 28th, 2008 01:01 am (UTC)
Oh, worse. Far worse. She and Edward both wangst on in these ridiculous guilt trips about what awful, terrible people they are. It's all an excuse for hurt/comfort.

No, Bella, you don't ruin everyone's lives, just the readers'. ;)

TRUE DAT!!!