When I speak of my love of the vampire genre I always throw out references to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Underworld, 30 Days of Night, True Blood…the list goes on and on. However, unless directly asked I would never admit to having read all of the Twilight novels in a week or owning one of the two prior films. Maybe it is the mushy soap opera nature, or maybe it is how much the fanatical Twihards creep me out; but no matter the case, I was embarrassed to admit that I find some level of enjoyment from these stories. But after watching The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, I can now say with no shame that I am a fan of the Twilight series.
This entry into the series sees a lot of established storylines built into the previous films coming to a head as Bella moves closer to graduating high school. As far as the love triangle is concerned, Bella has yet to answer Edward’s proposal of marriage and Jacob is still stubbornly persisting in his hopes of convincing her that he is the right supernatural being for her. Also, Victoria has yet to give up her grudge over the Cullen family making a bonfire out of her life-after-death mate at the end of the first film, constantly trespassing into their territory. [Read more...]