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Eclipse: The Decline and Fall of the Twilight Empire
Last night was the release of Eclipse, the third movie in the Twilight franchise. Theaters were packed; Team Edward/Jacob loyalties ran high; anticipatory squeals filled the air. The movie that unfolded wasn’t worth any of it. This has gone beyond cinematic “worth” in the context of inscrutable teen tastes, or a shift in the zeitgeist, or any of the other trends that set their intended audience alight while mystifying everyone outside their demographic. This is about a two-hour movie that has to pull its bookend voiceover into the film to… Read more »
New Moon
There’s a moment early in New Moon where Edward walks up to Bella in painfully-extended slow motion for their morning “No, I love you more”s. Proto-werewolf Jacob Black materializes to wish Bella a happy birthday. As Bella and Jacob talk, Edward stands a few feet away, glowering; when Bella hugs Jacob goodbye, Jacob makes a face at Edward over Bella’s utterly oblivious head, as music pounds behind them all. This pretty much sets the tone for New Moon, a sequel to last year’s angsty steamroller, Twilight. Twilight was unevenly acted,… Read more »

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    This week on Reign, Lola continued to learn stinkeye from the best in the business, as her newfound determination to take no shit gives her the strength to pull a Catherine and tell Narcisse to take his own goddamn baths. (She is only planning to marry one probably-murderer in this life, and she already did that, okay? Take a number, Narcisse.)

    In the meantime, Catherine is openly hallucinating her ghost-daughters and hoping to marry her current daughter to these virginity-freaks in the red capes so her ghost-daughters don’t murder her current daughter. She’s having a week. Her stinkeye is undiminished. (x)

    11/23/14

2014 Appearances

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March 19-23: ICFA (Orlando, FL)

May 23-26: WisCon (Madison, WI)

July 11-14: Readercon (Boston, MA)

August 4: Books Beneath the Bridge, Brooklyn

October 10-12: CapClave (Washington, DC) [GOH]