At the risk of irritating a lot of people (or perhaps for that express purpose), we’ll link to Cinematical’s summary of revealing footage for New Moon, serving as foreplay to yesterday’s Avatargasm.
Remarkably, the film appears to be in far surer hands at least from a genre standpoint, which should come as no small relief to the fellows out there who will eventually be dragged to see it by their girlfriends or significant others.
- Director Chris Weitz (The Golden Compass, About a Boy) screened two brand-new clips, and both of them looked pretty terrific, at least in comparison to some of Twilight’s cheesier action scenes (not to mention emotional exchanges).
- The highlights of the clips? In the first, Taylor Lautner removing his shirt to wipe blood from Bella’s brow, in the process revealing his quite frankly amazing muscles. And the second? Robert Pattinson removing his shirt, in the process revealing translucent skin and a physique that appears to have been enhanced with CGI to suggest muscles…
There’s more, but no doubt that’s plenty for a lot of people.
Cinematical’s Todd Gilchrist suggests that “New Moon is clearly capitalizing on the success of the first Twilight, particularly in terms of having a bigger, budget, but as a film it promises to be stronger and more satisfying for non-fans.”¬† Todd obviously hasn’t met the non-fans at Awards Daily.