Monday, November 23, 2009

The Twilight Saga: New Moon Ratings

Here is the latest from the Twilight "New Moon" Courtesy of Yahoo! Movies. On a Scale from A+ to F, A being the best and F the worst. So far the Critics (13) have rated "New Moon" with a C rating. Yahoo Users (6453)on the other hand has rated the Twilight Sequel with a B+ Rating. Are you with the Critic or with Yahoo! Users...tell us what you think. Check out our new Jacob Black Doll Pre-Order.

Following Bella Swan's ill-fated 18th birthday party, Edward Cullen and his family abandon the town of Forks, Washington, in an effort to protect her from the dangers inherent in their world. As the heartbroken Bella sleepwalks through her senior year of high school, numb and alone, she discovers Edward's image comes to her whenever she puts herself in jeopardy. Her desire to be with him at any cost leads her to take greater and greater risks.

With the help of her childhood friend Jacob Black, Bella refurbishes an old motorbike to carry her on her adventures. Bella's frozen heart is gradually thawed by her budding relationship with Jacob, a member of the mysterious Quileute tribe, who has a supernatural secret of his own.

When a chance encounter brings Bella face to face with a former nemesis, only the intervention of a pack of supernaturally large wolves saves her from a grisly fate, and the encounter makes it frighteningly clear that Bella is still in grave danger. In a race against the clock, Bella learns the secret of the Quileutes and Edward's true motivation for leaving her. She also faces the prospect of a potentially deadly reunion with her beloved that is a far cry from the one she'd hoped for.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Twilight New Moon Rating

Twilight New Moon has been rated B+ by Yahoo Users 115 were surveyed at time of this posting. Yahoo Critics have not rated New Moon at the time this was published. With that said here is an excerpt courtesy of "Werewolves and vampires and emos, oh my! New Moon -- now part of a self-proclaimed Twilight Saga -- joins a handful of sequels that are significantly better than their predecessors yet still substandard."

The plot:

After the worst 18th birthday party in the history of the world, Bella Swan finds herself abandoned by her vampire boyfriend, who leaves Forks, Washington with his family. Shattered by her loss, Bella finds herself seeking dangerous thrills in an effort to feel close to Edward. Only her childhood friend Jacob Black is there to watch out for her, and she soon discovers that there is more to his native tribe than meets the eye. As their relationship develops, Bella is called suddenly to Edward's side to deal with a deadly crisis.

As for me, I'm anxious to see it.

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Twilight New Moon News

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'New Moon' Already Setting Ticket Sales Record
by Matt McDaniel · November 18, 2009

The film doesn't start spooling through projectors until midnight Thursday, but "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" is already setting records for ticket sales.

Online ticket seller announced today that the second "Twilight" movie has taken the top spot on their list of the "Top 10 Advance Ticket Sellers of All-Time." It passed the record set four years ago by "Star Wars - Episode III: Revenge of the Sith." Even established franchises like "The Lord of the Rings," "Harry Potter" and "The Dark Knight" couldn't match the early sales of this highly anticipated sequel.

"New Moon" also became the top pre-selling movie ever for the other major online ticket seller, Both and Fandango report that the movie accounts for 94% of all the tickets currently being sold on their sites.

Fandango also points out that its second-highest ticket seller yesterday was Thursday night's re-release of "Twilight," which is playing in some theaters before "New Moon" debuts at midnight.

While many of the earliest screenings of the film have been sold out for weeks, is quick to note that there are still thousands of tickets still available for other showings this weekend. There has been speculation that news stories of advance sellouts for "Michael Jackson's This Is It" kept some potential viewers at home on its opening weekend last month.

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Friday, November 6, 2009

5 Tips for Incorporating Movie Collectables into Your Home Theater

Copywriter: Ché Knight
Date: November 2009

The decision to incorporate a home theater or media room into your home is a total blast. Before committing to the project, it is important to budget in costs, have a plan for the layout and the material required, and start researching for your favorite movie collectables to incorporate into your home theater experience. Media rooms are a great way to gather family or friends and bond with one another, and let’s face it – they’re just really cool.

The Basics

Obviously the electronics are the first consideration. Do you want a plasma or LCD TV, and how big should it be? Do you want to wire the room specifically for the surround speakers? What other electronics should the room contain? Do you want HD or Blu-Ray or both? Etc. Do your research, talk to the experts in the electronics store, and visit several stores to compare prices and advice before deciding. The typical media room has a large HD TV, some game consoles, an HD DVD player, a VCR player, and a Blu-Ray player. People generally like to have their room wired for surround sound – it looks cleaner than having wires run all over the place.

The Fun Stuff

Once you have the essentials, it is time to decorate your media room. Decorating your media room is undoubtedly the best part, and by using high quality movie collectables it will look better than anything you have ever seen. The following are some collectables that will make your media room look like a Hollywood museum:

Posters – These are a staple of media rooms. You cannot have a media room without original movie posters! Place posters in high quality glass frames and put them on display. For an authentic theater feel, hang art lights above the poster.
Apparel – Although hard to come by, using movie replica apparel as part of your theme is unique and just insanely cool. Buy glass shadowboxes and hang a Terminator jacket, Gandalf sword, or 300 Spartan leather briefs inside the shadowbox. If you have a hallway leading to your media room, line the walls with alternating posters and movie apparel for a real movie feel.
Busts – A bust is a partial statue that depicts a person’s head and shoulders. Set up pedestals
around the perimeter of your room and place a bust atop each stand. Can you imagine
watching action flicks surrounded by Darth Vader, the Terminator, Voldemort, the Hulk, and your other favorite action heroes and villains? You can, and it will feel even cooler than you can imagine.
Figurines – Display lifelike figurines from your favorite movies. Whether you accompany your media players by placing movie figurines on the shelves or you install your own shelves for display, a media room is incomplete without some figurines.
Themed Bookends – Ok, so you probably won’t be doing a lot of reading in your media room, but you have to place your DVDs somewhere. Instead of using the bookends for books, place them at either end of each DVD row. There are many more props and movie memorabilia you can find from all your favorite films. Place them strategically around the room, accentuate them with art lighting, and you will have created an authentic theater in the privacy of your own home. It’s a good idea to put a couple bookshelves in your media room to display the additional collectables. Adding color by placing memorabilia from your favorite movies allows you to personalize your space and improves the overall experience.

About the Author:

William FitzPatrick consults people on building outstanding media rooms. After building his own home theater from the ground up and decorating it to look like a Hollywood museum using movie replicas and collectables, he realized how much the ambiance adds to the overall experience. He has been collecting movie replicas, replica weapons and movie collectables ever since, and frequently advises others on creating the coolest and most mind-blowing home theaters.