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More New Fan Pics from the LA Premiere of 'Eclipse'   1 comment


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Posted June 28, 2010 by natalienw in Eclipse, Robert Pattinson

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Eclipse TV Spot – Something's Wrong   1 comment

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Forbes: The Power of Twilight   1 comment


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Robert Pattinson Lets The Blogging Community Have It And Gains A New Fan In The Process   1 comment

I had hoped to cover this last week, but wasn’t able to fit it in. “Eclipse” stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart gave an interview to EW’s Hollywood Insider on Wednesday. In it, Pattinson fired out some critical statements about the culture of online entertainment news reporting. It’s best if you just read it in his own words, but here’s some general context: Stewart recently compared paparazzi intrusions on celebrity private lives to rape, drawing a fair amount of heat from pop culture observers. Said Pattinson:

“None of those [sexual assault awareness] associations came out and gave a statement [criticizing Kristen] without being called upon by the media first — who were doing it specifically to get hits on their websites. That whole system of Internet journalists, where no one is called to account, is almost entirely about hate. All these people get away with doing it because they have no responsibility to anyone. All they need is to get a salacious headline and people click on it, because it’s easy. And it’s quite good being part of these Twilight films because you have to give so many interviews all the time, you can defend yourself. That’s the only way. All of us stick together, as well. There are so many little nerds behind their computers, on their little blogs.”
I’ve got to admit, the dude makes an eloquent point. I’m not a “Twilight” fan, so the Team Edward/Team Jacob debate really doesn’t hold much interest for me. But after reading this… is it okay if I side with Team Robert?

While I don’t necessarily think that the sum total of entertainment reporting on the Internet is fueled by hate — I challenge you readers to pinpoint any MTV content that casts aspersions simply to make good headlines — I think a fair portion of it is, especially when you delve further into the fanperson community. Some of these outlets take their feelings to the next level, verging on parody with their treatments of certain news items. FilmDrunk is particularly good at this, and I urge you to check them out if you haven’t.

I think some of it, as it relates to “Twilight” specifically, is purely reactionary. There are a lot of fanpersons out there who take umbrage at the vastness of the Twilighter fan community. It creates an interesting scenario, since many of the people casting scorn down on fans of Stephenie Meyer’s vampire universe are themselves obsessive about one geek-friendly franchise or another (or more). This in turn gives a lot of the hate Pattinson is referring to an ironic spin.

Look, it’s easy to spout nasty sentiments on the Internet. Exceptionally easy. The people you’re speaking ill can’t really track you down, and even if they could they probably won’t. I’m not calling for that attitude to stop because, frankly, it won’t. But I do think that Pattinson’s remarks amount to an eloquently stated point, one that bears further examination.

And so I put the question to you readers? Do you think there’s too much negative spin in the entertainment reporting community? Does it ever bother you? Do you think “Twilight” has been the unfair target too frequently?

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Posted June 28, 2010 by itsjustme1217 in Robert Pattinson

Black & White Premiere Rob Wallpaper   3 comments

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Rob, Kristen and Taylor Interview with Los 40 Principales   1 comment

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Forbes Article – Rob Ranks 50th on Forbes Celebrity 100 List   2 comments

“The films also created three insanely popular movie stars: Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner. Pattinson makes his debut on the Forbes Celebrity 100 this year in 50th place with $17 million in earnings. Most of that is from the Twilight films where he plays vampire Edward Cullen. But Pattinson also starred in the film Remember Me, which was a modest success at the box office, and he’ll appear in the film adaptation of Water for Elephants opposite Reese Witherspoon in 2011.”

“Both stars were paid relatively little for their initial work on the films but they have become indispensable to the Twilight franchise. That means they can both ask for pay raises for upcoming movies. The final book, Breaking Dawn, will be split into two films, which will give Stewart and Pattinson the opportunity to double their upfront pay for their final Twilight work.”

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Posted June 28, 2010 by gittsy in Robert Pattinson

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Reelz Channel talks to the cast at the Eclipse Premiere and to Wyck Godfrey about scouting in Louisiana   1 comment
Eclipse | Taylor Lautner | Bryce Dallas Howard | Robert Pattinson | Kristen Stewart | Hollywood Dailies | Movie Trailers

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PopSugar: Harry Potter to Eclipse – Rob's Red Carpet Moments   1 comment


Posted June 28, 2010 by natalienw in Robert Pattinson

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GQ Discusses Robert Pattinson’s “Deathless Appeal”   2 comments

Every teen idol has a calling card – a look, a sound, a phrase so potent that merely the anticipation of it will transport his legion of admirers into that most moist territory located somewhere between incipient madness and uncontrollable lust. Elvis Presley sent his quiff west while his hips pointed east; Brando had his biker’s cap at just such a tilt; while the Beatles boasted the opening Fadd9 chord of “A Hard Day’s Night”. Robert Pattinson – and if you don’t think he belongs in the above company, then you clearly didn’t get out much in 2009 – well, Robert Pattinson looks like death warmed up.

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Posted June 28, 2010 by gittsy in Robert Pattinson

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