19 December 2012 10:00 AM, PST | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

5 years, 5 films, $3.3 billion in worldwide box office sales, and millions of devoted fans. The Twilight Saga has now come and gone. In its wake, movie studios are looking for the next big book-to-movie franchise. If anything, Twilight has shown that movie adaptations of young adult books can be big business. Therefore, it looks like screaming preteens will remain a profitable movie audience for many more years to come.

 

For the past few years, it has been a tradition of mine to review the latest Twilight movie when it comes out. I do this more to gauge the current state of popular culture than for any avid devotion to the source material (Of which I am absolutely devoid). My experiences with the previous installments were all mostly the same; these movies weren’t particularly great at anything except making me gag. But then again, I’m a viewer outside of the target audience, »

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