I'm not sure if Nima or Nena already posted about this. I'm bad at rereading the posts when I've missed tons of pages.
A group of friends and I went to the "Twilight
Prom" on Thursday night. That group consisted of a few women that don't post regularly and a few that do (Nima, Nena, Dano, Sprtygal, Variety, Slow Like Honey, and Canzone e bella). It was a lot of fun! The prom consisted of appetizers, food, dancing (I danced a little, which is a rare treat, er…sight), promotional gifts, costume contest, fashion show, and you could even get your picture taken prom-stlye for $10. We passed on that because we had tons of people with cameras in the group.
About an hour before the movie, we went to the theater. We all received a gift bag with lots of candy, gift certificates, a Twilight
hat (which Nena sported like a gangsta
), and lots of other fun stuff. The atmosphere in the theater was so much fun. Everyone was so excited and we couldn’t wait to watch the movie. Most of us laughed when they showed the wrong Half-Blood Prince trailer (coming this November
), and lots of us screamed (me included) when the opening credits came on.
Variety and I had joked beforehand that we hoped the teens wouldn’t scream too much. However, when the Cullens first walked onto the screen, the anticipation and excitement was just too much and I joined in with the screaming.
The screaming just added to the experience and, thankfully, everyone wanted to hear just as much as the next person, so we were all quiet when it counted.
I had planned to see the movie three times opening day. (It just kind of worked out that way.) I was worried that I wasn’t going to like the movie well enough to enjoy seeing it a second and third time. Luckily, I didn’t have to worry about that because I only ended up seeing it the one time and
I loved the movie.
I think all of the actors did an awesome job! Any trepidation I felt beforehand was squashed immediately. I especially loved Charlie, Renee, and Jasper.
Even though the movie was different from the book and it wasn't definitely as good, I still loved it for three main reasons. First, I loved that the dynamic of Edward and Bella’s relationship felt the same. Second, I loved seeing everything come to life. Third, I loved seeing Stephenie in her cameo role and all of the little references to the books here and there. I can’t wait to see it again, which I'll be taking hubby to some time this week.
I have fun pics (and almost the same narrative) on my blog
if you want to see.