Pattinson, Robert

SKU: 025192022289

UPC 025192022289
Release Date 2009-05-05
Studio Summit Entertainment
Discs 1
Length 121
Format Color
MPAA Rating PG-13 (MPAA)
Synopsis The film succeeds...because it treats high school emotions with unwavering, uncompromising seriousness.High school romance is difficult enough to navigate when both people are human. But for 17-year-old Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart, INTO THE WILD) and Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson, HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE), Edward's life as a vampire complicates things even more. At first, when Bella moves from sunny Phoenix to the rainiest corner of Washington State, she isn't sure where she fits in at her new high school. Then she meets Edward, an ethereal beauty of a boy whose unnatural speed and strength lead Bella to the conclusion that her new crush is one of the undead. Suddenly, Bella's boring life is transformed; she's surrounded by love and danger in equal parts, thanks to the hunger of Edward and others of his kind. TWILIGHT is based on the first book in the addictive series by author Stephenie Meyer. Director Catherine Hardwicke (THIRTEEN) certainly knows her audience, which is primarily the teenage girls who worship the book and its characters. There are plenty of swoonworthy shots of Pattinson's perfectly pale Edward, and his romance with Stewart's nicely acted Bella will cause many a sigh among the devoted fans. While TWILIGHT is primarily a love story in the ROMEO AND JULIET mold, there's also plenty of action and horror to be found. Blood flows (this is a vampire movie, after all), but the small amount of gore shouldn't be too much for the squeamish viewers--and it might even draw a boy or two to the screen. The film's record-breaking box office take alone is proof that the film's appeal isn't limited to screaming teen girls.[A] cloudburst mood piece filled with stormy skies, rippling hormones, and understated visual effects....Hardwicke stirs this teen pulp to a pleasing simmer. -- Grade: BProps to Kristin Stewart, 18, and Robert Pattinson, 22, for playing this uncool-girl-meets-undead-boy with genuine romantic ardor. They're both terrific.The movie is lush and beautiful, and the actors are well-chosen....TWILIGHT will mesmerize its target audience...4 stars out of 5 -- [The backdrop] is truly breathtaking....The lead performance too is strong....Despite the presence of vampires, TWILIGHT is a romance, not a horror...3 stars out of 5 -- Based on the first in the colossally popular series of novels by Stephanie Meyer, TWILIGHT is an unbridled fantasy for adolescent girls...
Cast Catherine Hardwicke (Director)
Mark Morgan (Producer)
Michele Imperato Stabile (Executive Producer)
Jackson Rathbone (Star)
Nikki Reed (Star)
Robert Pattinson (Star)
Cam Gigandet (Star)
Greg Mooradian (Producer)
Sarah Clarke (Star)
Billy Burke (Star)
Mark Lord (Screenwriter)
Melissa Rosenberg (Screenwriter)
Marty Bowen (Executive Producer)
Karen Rosenfelt (Executive Producer)
Elizabeth Reaser (Star)
Peter Facinelli (Star)
Elliot Davis (Director of Photography)
Carter Burwell (Composer)
Guy Oseary (Executive Producer)
Stephenie Meyer (Source Writer)
Kristen Stewart (Star)
Anna Kendrick (Star)
Justin Chon (Star)
Sounds/Subtitles Blu-ray Disc Features: Region [unknown] Anamorphic Widescreen - 2.40 Audio: AS 5.1 Dolby Digital (AC-3) - English DTS-HD Master Audio - English Subtitles: English, (SDH), spanish Additional Release Material: Deleted Scenes Extended Scenes Audio Commentary: Catherine Hardwicke, Robert Pattinson & Kristen Stewart Featurette: Comic-Con Phenomenon Documentary: Seven-part documentary: “The Adventure Begins: The Journey from Page to Screen” Music Video: 1. Muse 2. Paramore 3. Linkin Park Interactive Features: PIP Doc
Language English
Weight 0.25000
Height 0.45000
Width 5.35000
Depth 6.75000
Format Code Blu-ray Hi-Def DVD
Library Subject Suspense/Thriller,Romance,Science Fiction
Attribute Additional Footage,Director Cast Commentary,Widescreen
Product Code Movie

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