Crazed fans waiting in line at midnight; parties dedicated to a book; weeks of hype finally coming to a close… this could describe the release of Harry Potter last summer, but it was also the scene this August as Stephanie Meyer’s latest “Twilight” book came out. Millions of fans waited anxiously to read “Breaking Dawn” and were disappointed. . . .
On August 1st eager fans flocked to bookstores nationwide to get their hands on a copy of Breaking Dawn, Stephenie Meyers’ fourth installment in her best-selling vampire romance saga.
Thousands of fans dressed up as their favorite characters as they waited in long lines for the midnight release.
The last time such an event was witnessed was a little over a year ago with the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. . . .
The Film Club, also known as MU Ciné Club, offers Millersville University students a forum for which they can watch and discuss cinema. Founded five years ago, The Film Club’s mission is to help the Millersville University community think critically about many of different aspects of film. The club selects a different focus each semester around a theme, director, or genre. . . .
The lights and explosions of the summer blockbusters are dimming. The masses of film attendees are declining, and the unnecessary Mummy sequels are still not salvaging Brendan Fraser’s career. It must be the end of the summer for Hollywood and the beginning of the transition into art films for the award season in the fall. . . .
For several years now, many comic book titles have been made into feature films proving wildly entertaining to people who grew up reading the comic books and watching the TV shows. Yet it is very rare when a movie of this kind has been a huge hit with people aside from comic book fans. . . .