Last weekend, I talked my husband into letting me go to the first showing of Twilight on Saturday morning all by myself. My friends invited me to join them the following week, but I just didn’t want to wait. Yes, that’s right, I’m a 34-year-old mom who couldn’t wait to see this teenager movie.
I have to say I truly enjoyed the movie. I know the reviews have been mixed, but I LOVED it! Maybe I was seeing it through rose-colored glasses since I am such a fan. But, the movie stayed quite true to the book, with only minor changes that actually helped the story along.
When Richard Pattinson was first cast as Edward, I was disappointed. After seeing the movie, I no longer feel that way. I thought he did do a great job (although, I thought his chest could have been a little more cut!) I got the tingles in my belly that I got as I read the book as I watched the movie. Both actors for Edward and Bella were great.
After the movie, I did feel like I could not get enough. I reread book two and book four. I skipped book three since I had reread it last month. I have considered rereading it again, though. My husband and I have date night tonight and I’m trying to convince him to go see Twilight with me. I feel sort of pathetic. I never reread books and here I am rereading these over and over again. And, I don’t ever pay to see a movie more than once in the theatre. For some reason, I just can’t get enough. I’m not sure what the connection is here, but Stephenie Meyer has connected with me somehow. It’s so fun to escape into this world, with such a strong love between the characters. It’s all so unrealistic, but I LOVE it.