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Shouldn't NEW MOON be called FULL MOON?

Old 11-17-09, 04:50 PM
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Shouldn't NEW MOON be called FULL MOON?

What's the deal with the title? Werewolves change under full moons and even if these are magic werewolves that change whenever, the movie should be called FULL MOON.
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Re: Shouldn't NEW MOON be called FULL MOON?

Q. What does the title refer to? Is it a werewolf reference?

A. Nope. The term "new moon" refers to the phase of the moon opposite a full moon. It is when the sun is on the opposite side of the moon from us and thus the bright side of the moon is not visible from earth. This is the darkest kind of night. New Moon is the darkest period of Bella's life.
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Re: Shouldn't NEW MOON be called FULL MOON?

That's a dumb explanation. It should have been called ECLIPSE in that case.
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Re: Shouldn't NEW MOON be called FULL MOON?

We so needed another TWILIGHT thread. You guys are a bunch of Marys.
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Re: Shouldn't NEW MOON be called FULL MOON?

Raise your hand if the whole Twilight/New Moon phenomenon has passed you by and you don't feel like you've missed anything.
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Re: Shouldn't NEW MOON be called FULL MOON?

It should've have been called Joss Whedon Did the Same Thing Ten Years Ago With "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and Did it Better.
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Re: Shouldn't NEW MOON be called FULL MOON?

Maybe Summit feared a lawsuit form Charles Band?
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Re: Shouldn't NEW MOON be called FULL MOON?

Originally Posted by Josh-da-man View Post
It should've have been called Joss Whedon Did the Same Thing Ten Years Ago With "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and Did it Better.
Waits patiently for Groucho to show up and bash Joss Whedon and his fans....

Raise your hand if the whole Twilight/New Moon phenomenon has passed you by and you don't feel like you've missed anything.
Hand raised.
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Re: Shouldn't NEW MOON be called FULL MOON?

Do you have to be a white teenage girl to get into this Twilight business?
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Re: Shouldn't NEW MOON be called FULL MOON?

Originally Posted by Josh-da-man View Post
It should've have been called Joss Whedon Did the Same Thing Ten Years Ago With "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and Did it Better.
Whedon fans and Twilight fans need to arm themselves to the teeth and go at it against each other.



Whoever loses.... we win.
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Re: Shouldn't NEW MOON be called FULL MOON?

Originally Posted by Hokeyboy View Post
Whedon fans and Twilight fans need to arm themselves to the teeth and go at it against each other.

Whoever loses.... we win.
What are Twilight fans going to do, whine, faint and babble until we go deaf?
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Re: Shouldn't NEW MOON be called FULL MOON?

Originally Posted by big whoppa View Post
Do you have to be a white teenage EMO girl to get into this Twilight business?
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Re: Shouldn't NEW MOON be called FULL MOON?

Raise your hand if the whole Twilight/New Moon phenomenon has passed you by and you don't feel like you've missed anything.
ME!!!!!!

If this new film is as stilted, stiff, and as cringe-worthy as the first one, I don't think anyone outside of teenage girls will care.

The funny thing was I saw a couple of pics from the premiere and 95% of the people in attendance were girls 10-20.
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Re: Shouldn't NEW MOON be called FULL MOON?

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The funny thing was I saw a couple of pics from the premiere and 95% of the people in attendance were girls 10-20.
I'd take that over the fugly Harry Potter chicks.
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Re: Shouldn't NEW MOON be called FULL MOON?

LOL! Touche'!
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Re: Shouldn't NEW MOON be called FULL MOON?

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Waits patiently for Groucho to show up and bash Joss Whedon and his fans....
No, not at all. I agree with the premise that Joss Whedon invented vampires and their lore, and all new vampire fiction must fit with Our Lord and Savior's established continuity.
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Re: Shouldn't NEW MOON be called FULL MOON?

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No, not at all. I agree with the premise that Joss Whedon invented vampires and their lore, and all new vampire fiction must fit with Our Lord and Savior's established continuity.
Yeah, because anyone who is a fan of Whedon's is too stupid to know that isn't remotely true...oh wait, we're not.

I'll use the Batman example again:

1966 Batman TV show = Dog shit (to me)

1989 / 2005 / 2008 interpretations of Batman = pretty damn good (to me)

Is the 1966 Batman invalid because I don't like it? No, never.

Same can be said of vampire-based stories.
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Re: Shouldn't NEW MOON be called FULL MOON?

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I'd take that over the fugly Harry Potter chicks.
TWILIGHT chicks are probably, on average, much better looking.

HARRY POTTER chicks are probably, on average, more fun and an easier lay.


But let's talk about the ones over 12...
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Re: Shouldn't NEW MOON be called FULL MOON?

Originally Posted by Boba Fett View Post
That's a dumb explanation. It should have been called ECLIPSE in that case.
I think you're onto something - maybe they can take that suggestion for the THIRD MOVIE.
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Re: Shouldn't NEW MOON be called FULL MOON?

Originally Posted by Hokeyboy View Post
TWILIGHT chicks are probably, on average, much better looking.

HARRY POTTER chicks are probably, on average, more fun and an easier lay.


But let's talk about the ones over 12...
Thank you for giving me a reason to keep this thread open.

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