The first rule of successful moviemaking is knowing your audience, and the makers of "Eclipse," certainly know theirs. They have taken everything in Meyer's book that is romantic and flung it full force on the screen.
Welcome to Sucker Punch, the only blog post that ranks the gaudiest moments on this week's episode of True Blood. Watching Episode 3, "It Hurts Me Too," I notice that almost every female character is passive and needy.
Justin Cronin, author of this summer's New York Times bestselling vampire novel, The Passage, says that his book is just the latest in a line of vampire stories that can be traced back to the Old Testament.
Vampires have never been just vampires. Intended or not, vampires represent a number of marginalized groups that are perceived as a threat by mainstream society, particularly immigrants and racial minorities.