Episode #170: Twilight – Consolation Rewatch


This week, we’re dissecting a favourite consolation watch film for decor and residential inspiration. That is an ongoing collection for us, and this week’s choice is Twilight.

We’re overlaying the unique 2008 film in addition to the remainder of the saga. 

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Present Notes

Take a look at the Twilight Series books

Favourite issues:

  • The inexperienced filter 
  • Their Myspace hair 

Favourite units:

  • The Diner – a small-town staple and a cute environment
  • The Swan Home – small-town farmhouse with the right staircase to stroll down in a promenade gown
  • The Cullen Home – a contemporary home within the forest with plenty of home windows and Emma’s dream home
  • The Wedding ceremony – stunning and basic trying, and Elsie’s dream marriage ceremony
  • Honeymoon trip home – a contemporary home on the seaside
  • Newlywed cottage – most Nancy Meyers second and a comfortable feeling

What aged nicely vs. what didn’t:

-Web utilization and Edward shouldn’t be a really attention-grabbing character

Trivia time! 

-Robert Pattinson realized to drive throughout the making of Twilight.

-Stephanie Meyer mentioned she thought Henry Cavill, Logan Lerman, and Tom Sturridge could be good as Edward. She additionally thought Elliot Web page, Emily Browning, and Danielle Panabaker would swimsuit the position of Bella.

-In all 5 films, the vast majority of the solid wore totally different coloured eye contacts together with Kristen Stewart in order that her eyes could be brown to match the outline of Bella within the guide.

-Earlier than Renesmee was a totally grown little one performed by Mackenzie Foy, the youthful model was created by CGI, however they initially deliberate for the younger Renesmee to be an animatronic doll.

Nonetheless, the doll regarded so creepy they determined to go down the CGI route. 

-Forks is an actual place and you’ll go go to it! 

Charge the film from 0 to five vampires:

Emma – 4 vampires

Elsie – 5 vampires

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Episode 170 Transcript:

Elsie: You’re listening to the A Lovely Mess Podcast, your cozy consolation hear. This week we’re dissecting a favourite consolation watch film for decor and residential inspiration. That is an ongoing collection for us, and this week’s choice is Twilight. We’re overlaying the unique 2008 film in addition to the remainder of the saga. So Emma, describe the film Twilight for individuals who haven’t watched it. 

Emma: All proper, so in case you don’t know what Twilight is, I don’t even know. The place, to start with, you, but it surely’s about vampires and a human falls in love with a vampire. And so they’re in highschool. Nicely, she is, he’s clearly actually previous cuz he’s a vampire, so there’s that. After which there are additionally werewolves and there’s a love triangle with the werewolf and it’s set within the northwest, so it’s Portland. Gosh, I don’t even know. I’m similar to, it’s about vampires. Everyone is targeted right here. 

Elsie: It’s in Oregon, in Forks, Oregon, which is an actual metropolis. We’ll speak about that later. It’s a slam dunk, residence run banger. 

Emma: You’ve learn the books, proper? Or no? 

Elsie: I’ve learn among the books. 

Emma: Okay. Did you learn the primary one? 

Elsie: I learn the primary one and I learn the brand new bizarre one with the opposite perspective. Keeley informed me all about that. So Keeley has taught me 95% of what I knew about Twilight got here from her. I heard that in case you wanna be a fan, you may be referred to as a TWI Arduous, otherwise you may be referred to as a fan Pire. Fan Pire? These are cute, proper? Okay, so Carson made me learn the guide, it’s referred to as Midnight Solar. So the Midnight Solar is similar as Twilight however from the Vampire Edwards’s perspective as a substitute of from Bella’s perspective. And she or he mentioned it was allegedly a lot sexier, possibly greater than the unique, however not like the opposite books we learn in any respect. I don’t suppose any of those books are like the opposite books we learn in any respect. Nevertheless it was enjoyable, I believe it’s a journey. I wished to learn them simply because I believe that Stephanie Meyer is fascinating and I like simply studying about her profession. She has a type of actually attention-grabbing, romantic creator tales. She considered the thought of Twilight from a Dream. And that could be a very romantic freaking story. So, anyway the place can we begin with this episode, Emma? How can we get into it? 

Emma: I suppose let’s discuss in regards to the coloring of the film typically. 

Elsie: Oh my gosh. So I solely watched these films I believe a yr or two in the past. It was undoubtedly throughout my biking part. In order that was not very way back. However the unique first time that I noticed Twilight, I keep in mind particularly I used to be on an airplane. And you know the way generally if you’re flying on an airplane, you want to observe another person’s film? While you’re bored. While you’re not watching a film, simply trying over at another person’s film. And generally I watch virtually the entire film that manner. So this was a type of occasions. and I used to be watching the unique Twilight and I simply couldn’t imagine the coloring, just like the filter of how the primary film appears are so inexperienced. It’s like the entire thing takes place with a inexperienced solid, the entire film. Simply Google an image of the baseball scene in case you wanna see an instance of how inexperienced it’s. It’s beautiful trying. Very, very totally different from any film I’ve ever seen. And like you might say it’s tacky and dated, however I believe that it’s come round to the place it’s so unhealthy, it’s good now. I might stand by it as type of a professional of the film, not a con. 

Emma: Yeah, and I don’t suppose I noticed this primary one in theaters, however I in all probability noticed it inside the first yr or two that it was out. And I keep in mind not loving the film. I’ve learn all of the books and cherished the books. Very enjoyable. 

Elsie: Have been you somewhat snob? Have been you somewhat highschool snob? What made you not love the film? 

Emma: No, I used to be undoubtedly in my early twenties. I needed to have been like 23 or 24, possibly even 22, I don’t know. So no, I wasn’t in highschool or school. No, I simply keep in mind pondering that the inexperienced filtering was simply type of bizarre. And in addition the primary film feels somewhat low-budget in a manner that I wasn’t anticipating as a result of it was such a well-liked guide. And I believe I used to be such a fan that I used to be anticipating the Avengers, like that type of funds and clearly they didn’t have that type of funds. 

Elsie: Keeley informed me that the funds for the Twilight films tried to take the Harry Potter followers for the subsequent chapter, however the funds was nowhere shut. So I believe that is sensible, I believe that comes by means of as prefer it’s the same sort of fandom. However yeah, I assumed the primary film was type of gradual. Even the motion scenes are type of gradual, however I imply, clearly stunning in a responsible slash not responsible pleasure type of manner. 

Emma: Yeah, what I might say about how I really feel about it now, rewatching it just lately and seeing the inexperienced filtering and similar to the garments and the way in which they’ve finished the make-up and all of the issues. I really feel like I perceive extra now what they have been going for, and I adore it. That is Bizarre and a time capsule and I believe it’s superior. And so they additionally did just a few attention-grabbing decisions for me. Like every time the vampires are strolling, not essentially the Collin crew, however the different three vampires who present up later they usually’re form of the unhealthy guys. There’s a component the place they’re like strolling out of the forest to the baseball recreation and you’ll inform that they’re type of gliding, they nonetheless have the actors transfer their legs. However they’re on some type of, Glider or one thing the place they’re really simply form of floating. So it’s simply this bizarre surreal look the place you’re, you may see that they’re transferring their legs, however you understand that they’re not strolling like there’s one thing bizarre. And I simply suppose that was like a bizarre, attention-grabbing selection that I favored and it type of set the vampires aside. There are different issues they did to set the vampires other than human characters, however I don’t know, little particulars like that, I used to be like that is actually attention-grabbing. I really feel like they made quite a lot of decisions within the film that was enjoyable they usually’re bizarre, but it surely feels actually campy and enjoyable and a really cult basic, I might say. 

Elsie: Yeah, very sturdy decisions. I assumed it aged very nicely in that manner. Let’s speak about their MySpace hair. The actors, particularly the vampire actors, have excessive hairstyles which can be similar to a time capsule of the early two hundreds. I do know this film got here out in 2008, however the hairstyles to me appear older than that, and the garments could also be too. It’s how folks wore their hair once we have been in highschool and school. Simply hairstylist hair slash MySpace hair. And it additionally evolves by means of the collection, among the actors get totally different hairstyles and quite a lot of them are sporting wigs.

And I’ll say quite a lot of the wigs are unhealthy, so there are undoubtedly not all of the wigs that appear like they’re seamless. However yeah, there’s one thing very MySpace about the entire thing. 

Emma: I believe it feels very emo. Additionally, the soundtrack, simply very teenage angst or younger grownup angst or regardless of the hairstyles, among the garments, among the performing, the soundtrack all feels prefer it actually matches that type of aesthetic of I’m Emo. 

Elsie: Sure. Sure. Oh, I’ve to let you know my greatest identify drop ever, I’ve two really. So the primary one, so I’m so cool. I’ve two mates who had songs within the Twilight films, not the identical film however within the first film, our pal’s band, it’s not a band anymore, on the time was referred to as Mute Math they usually carried out their tune from the primary Twilight film, it’s a fairly good placement. It’s like they’re strolling into the highschool as a pair for the primary time. Did you see it? While you watched it? Did you discover? Once I was first courting Jeremy, he carried out the tune with them on the Jay Leno present when Jay Leno was nonetheless having his present. And so it was like a really thrilling second in my twenties to see my boyfriend, he was simply taking part in the keyboard or no matter, but it surely was so cool. And it was as a result of they have been on this film, that they obtained to try this late-night present. After which our different pal sleeping ultimately, Ryan did the tune for the marriage scene and it’s really in there twice. It’s within the marriage ceremony scene, after which they play it once more throughout the first intercourse scene on the honeymoon. It’s a very good placement. If I needed to say in my memoir on the finish of my life, like, when have been you the proudest of a pal? It will in all probability be after I watched that film, it was so epic, it was so particular. So anyway, yeah, there’s my identify drop. You’ll be able to all be jealous. Okay, so anyway, we talked in regards to the MySpace hair, and we talked in regards to the filter. I used to be simply gonna say if we’re making a themed get together for the primary film, I might enhance it as The Promenade, it’s like a casino-themed promenade after which I might serve mushroom ravioli as a result of that’s like part of the primary date. Yeah. I believe that may be fairly legit. 

Emma: Yeah, I believe so too. I additionally love all of the meals on the diner and simply the diner typically, it’s only a cute environment and it makes me consider, I believe it was referred to as denims in Buffalo, Missouri again once we have been rising up and our grandma would take us there once we have been there together with her on the weekends generally. And it’s now a special restaurant I don’t know what it’s now, however I might at all times get grilled cheese and french fries. I used to be a child. And it simply was very like a diner and it was nice. 

Elsie: Sure, so backing up, let’s discuss by means of all of our favourite units and rooms and homes within the film. I believe the diner is a superb place to start out as a result of I simply love films set in a small city is a factor that I completely adore. I believe it’s simply charming and it’s great and the diner, it’s a staple of any small city. When you don’t have a diner the place you may order, like a Gilmore Ladies sort of diner then you definitely don’t have it’s crucial small-town enterprise to have, I believe.

Emma: It’s necessary. Sure, you want that. The place are you going to take your grandkids to get grilled cheese?

Elsie: I have a tendency to like a diner in any film and in actual life, I’m at all times speaking about it. And so they get tougher and tougher to seek out in sure components of the nation. They’re not straightforward to seek out. It’s very particular. The second place that I wanna speak about is the Swan home. So it’s Bella Swan’s father’s residence and I assumed that this was the right small-town farmhouse. It appears like a mean home. It jogs my memory of a lot of my mates’ homes that I visited as a toddler, like if you’re going to a birthday celebration or having a sleepover, issues like that. It’s like the right little home. And he tries to make her a bed room that’s like good for an adolescent, however he will get the age unsuitable. 

Emma: Oh, I assumed he had type of left issues in her room that was like from occasions she had visited previously they usually have been like little one issues. It was type of like she hasn’t actually been right here in a short time, or, oh, she hasn’t seen her dad that a lot through the years. 

Elsie: That’s what I believe it’s speaking, when he’s like, you want purple, proper? And she or he’s like, yeah. It’s like that for all members of the family in case you don’t see a toddler for six months, you would possibly see a very totally different little one with utterly new totally different pursuits. 

Emma: I do know sooner or later I’m gonna are available sizzling with a princess gown and Goldie’s gonna be like, I’m over that. And I’ll be like, oh my gosh, what do I do now? 

Elsie: By no means. She’ll by no means be over it. Don’t even say that. Okay. So yeah, the Swan Home, additionally has the right staircase to stroll down together with her promenade gown. So you must have a staircase. I assumed it was an cute home and the most effective ones. After which subsequent we have now to speak in regards to the colon home, so the twenties and in addition I believe thirty-year-old Elsie. I swear. I at all times thought this was my dream home. I used to Google footage of it and it was like my good dream home and this time after I re-watched it, I used to be like, oh, it’s similar to somewhat fashionable home, it’s modified. It’s just like the, you know the way your childhood residence, you think about it a technique and then you definitely return to drive by it and go to it, and also you understand that it appears totally different than the way it did in your reminiscence. That’s how the Collin home was for me. I nonetheless suppose it’s a dream home, but it surely’s possibly not my dream home anymore, and it’s simply very fashionable, like extra fashionable. I believe I imagined it as or remembered it as extra cabin and fewer like a complete new construct.

Emma: Fascinating as a result of right here is my tackle it. I keep in mind seeing the film for the primary time and pondering, what a gorgeous home, I adore it. That’s my dream home for certain, identical as you. After which through the years, I used to be like, oh yeah, that in all probability wasn’t pretty much as good as I keep in mind it. After which I re-watched it and I used to be like, I believe I cherished this home much more than I cherished it in my twenties I’m like, I like this home. What was I pondering I didn’t like about this home? And I’m like, I adore it. Like a really fashionable, cool home within the forest. I’m like, I adore it. Yeah, it could not be very sensible for my life and like what I do for a dwelling, cuz there’s no manner you might take good pictures in that home, there are too many timber throughout it. Belief me, I used to reside in a home with quite a lot of timber round it and also you simply can’t take nice meals pictures for meals running a blog. So it wouldn’t work for me. But when that’s an Airbnb, I might love to go to someday. 

Elsie: Yeah, no, I nonetheless suppose it’s a ten. It’s simply not my previous dream home anymore, however it’s nonetheless a ten. And I might say quite a lot of the artwork in the home, I used to be dissecting it scene by scene after I was watching it yesterday and quite a lot of the artwork is admittedly tacky. Plenty of the artwork is like, I might say a zero or a two out of 10. It’s not timeless in any respect. The commencement cap, the large commencement cap body with all his hundred commencement caps, I might say is like the perfect artwork in the home. It’s cool, it’s significant, it appears nice and it’s bizarre, I like that. 

Emma: Yeah, and he says it’s like a private joke, but it surely additionally as a viewer you’re very instantly like, oh, they by no means have folks over to the home as a result of the opposite, he would instantly be like, why have they got 1,000,000 commencement caps? 

Elsie: Sure, the opposite factor that bothered me a lot, like Mike can’t let it go from the entire film is that he doesn’t have a mattress in his bed room. Nicely, yeah, he doesn’t sleep. However do you significantly by no means plan on ever having somebody to this home ever? 

Emma: I don’t suppose they did. I don’t suppose they plan to have people over ever. 

Elsie: Since their life is designed like a canopy I simply thought that they might have a mattress of their bed room. I simply thought it was complicated. 

Emma: I get that, but when I did have to cover who I used to be on a regular basis, I believe it could really feel good to have a house to go residence to that wasn’t a canopy. One sanctuary the place I don’t have to cover, you understand. 

Elsie: Okay, I modified my reply, you’re proper. That may be a good reply and so candy. Yeah. I like his classical music factor. I like all of the information. If I have been him, I might put a mattress in there simply in case, however I suppose he is aware of he doesn’t want to try this cuz they will see the longer term anyway. I do love the home although it’s very distinctive. It’s a singular, memorable film home and whoever lives in it’s their actual residence, which I’m jealous of. 

Emma: Sure, me too. Apparently, it’s nonetheless my dream home much more than earlier than. I like a contemporary homes. 

Elsie: Yeah, I may undoubtedly see you in that home, I believe it’s stunning. And the porches, in my reminiscence regarded like a cabin extra. And what I checked out now, I used to be like, that was in all probability constructed like final yr, you understand? It regarded very new. So let’s speak about among the units from the opposite films, simply because for me, that is undoubtedly a consolation rewatch, however there usually are not as many rooms to speak about as there are in among the different films that we do. So I wanna speak about my favourite factors from all the flicks. I like the Small City, I like the movie show that they created for the small city. I assumed that was actually nostalgic and my primary favourite visible second from any of the flicks is unquestionably the marriage. I believe that the way in which the white flowers hanging, the way in which that every thing is, it’s like, the final word dream marriage ceremony. If I needed to simply design a dream marriage ceremony, I might simply take an image of that and simply not mess with anything. Simply print off the image from the Twilight film and take it to the forest, can’t be topped. It’s simply so stunning and basic trying, it’s unimaginable. After which one other, enjoyable architectural second from the flicks is the honeymoon, trip residence. Form of like they’ve their very own little non-public island trip. 

Emma: It’s like a breezy seaside, you understand, like in case you have been at a really fancy non-public resort, it could be like that type of vibe.

Elsie: Yeah, they’ve a beachfront home with nobody there, they usually have been like swimming bare within the ocean and it’s magical. It’s a really stunning home too. It’s very fashionable additionally, however in somewhat little bit of a extra coastal manner and really stunning. 

Emma: I additionally love that vibe cuz I like the John Wick home, as you understand, and that’s a really fashionable however Southern California-type really feel. 

Elsie: I nonetheless haven’t watched that. Sometime we’ll need to.

Emma: You gained’t prefer it, you don’t like motion films. 

Elsie: I do suppose motion scenes are boring, however I believe that quite a lot of good films have quite a lot of motion scenes. Identical to all of the kicking all of the punching, I don’t know, had sufficient. Okay. So I already mentioned my primary favourite, so I suppose I can’t say that once more, however probably the most Nancy Meyers second from any of the movies is unquestionably the Newlywed Cottage, in order that they reside of their fashionable residence, however they determine to make them form of a marriage present of their very own little cottage the place they will reside for just a few years. They make it appear to be you may reside there after which you may come again with us in a while when you’re not a newlywed. And also you’ll discover they do have a mattress on this cottage, and it’s attractive. It’s stunning. It’s like the right little, it’s good.

Emma: It has all of the like type of fashionable issues or at the least the issues that I like a few fashionable home or fashionable structure, however then it feels very cozy which I believe is type of what else he’s saying with the Nancy Meyers is it has like extra rustic touches and simply play textures, and colours. It simply feels cozier. 

Elsie: Yeah, I believe it goes somewhat bit in the direction of the cottage from the vacation, like an English cottage. No one doesn’t like that. Each single one that listens to our podcast loves that cottage, all of us agree on this one factor. Okay. So was there something from Twilight that you just thought didn’t age nicely or could be totally different right now?

Emma: Yeah, it’s based mostly on books, so there’s that so far as like altering issues or updating it, it type of doesn’t make sense as a result of what I used to be gonna say is it’s type of hilarious when she’s making an attempt to determine what Edward is as a result of he’s type of like, I’m not human-like one thing’s occurring right here. However I can’t let you know and so it’s as much as her to analysis and work out that he’s a vampire and he or she begins on the web. And the web on this film is hilarious. After which she goes to a bookstore to get a guide after which she reads the guide cuz she couldn’t have discovered that data on the web. Nevertheless it’s fairly primary details about vampires after which she goes again to the web I believe any type of items all of it collectively. However anyway, I don’t know how one can describe it. It’s simply a type of issues in films and it’s not a foul factor. I really get pleasure from seeing previous variations of the web or like flip telephones and flicks. I view it otherwise than we must always replace this or this makes the film unhealthy. I’m like, I really adore it as a result of I keep in mind when the web didn’t have very a lot on it and once we all had flip telephones and like, I do know this period, so it doesn’t trouble me in any manner. It’s simply, it actually provides it a sure age and it’s additionally, at the least for me, prefer it does type of pull you out somewhat bit the place you’re like, oh, this use of the web is hilarious. And it takes away from the story somewhat bit cuz issues simply change over time. That’s simply how it’s.

Elsie: Yeah, no, I undoubtedly agree with that. For me, I believe the film aged very nicely. I believe that it appears cooler. Examine it to every other vampire TV present or film, and it’s growing older like a dream. So thought it was nice, however I believe the factor that I might change about it, if I may change one factor for myself, for my very own pleasure is that I believe that the Vampire Edward, his character’s too boring. I believe that his character doesn’t have sufficient of a giant character and I believe in case you lived for that lengthy, you might be much more attention-grabbing. Particularly, I really feel like within the film Robert Pattinson is rather like a gorgeous vampire and that’s carrying like 95% of the load that you just’re simply excited by how stunning he’s, however just like the phrases that he’s saying not very attention-grabbing in case you have been listening to the audiobook or one thing, which I did. So yeah, I believe the characters are no matter, however I’m not gonna choose aside twilight. I’m simply not going to, so let’s simply not.

Emma: I really feel like yeah, that’s a special dialogue so far as like, do you will have any issues with the guide? I’m like, nicely, I suppose I’ve some issues with romance as a style, cuz there tends to be quite a lot of males stalking ladies. And that’s okay, there are issues like that the place you’re like, that is bizarre and we don’t know what we’re doing. 

Elsie: When he was staying in her bed room, watching her sleep for 2 months earlier than he informed her, and that’s imagined to be like cute.

Emma: Romantic and also you’re like, what? Excuse me. 

Elsie: Yeah, proper. Agreed however I’m keen to miss no matter relating to vampires and I’ll say, okay, so I learn Interview with the Vampire final yr, after which I believe I learn the primary a part of the Vampire Diaries, like a type of books. After which, I can’t keep in mind if there have been any extra, oh, there have been just like the Southern vampires. It’s simply enjoyable to see every tackle it. They at all times preserve the basic mythology after which make one factor, you understand, like a fantasy or no matter. And so I believe it’s at all times attention-grabbing simply to see like what one factor they throw out and which issues they preserve.

Emma: Yeah, I might say the identical factor with the werewolves, which we don’t actually study a lot on this first film. I imply, it type of provides us some concept about it, however we’re probably not seeing it till the second film. However I believe that their tackle werewolves is fairly attention-grabbing too, and there are many issues from the widespread fantasy about it that they’ve saved after which there are different issues that they modified. Similar with their vampires, and I believe that’s typically enjoyable in monster films. And normally, I really feel prefer it type of provides you an concept of what demographic they have been aiming for. Like is that this tremendous edgy and for adults or is that this like we may let youngsters and possibly pre-teens learn these and luxuriate in? You type of get a vibe and doubtless the identical factor with witches and any type of legendary creature or monster or no matter. Is dependent upon how they modify it for the demographic they’re aiming for.

Elsie: Completely. Okay, are you prepared for some trivia? It’s trivia time. So this primary one is admittedly cute. Robert Patson realized to drive throughout the making of twilight. He didn’t have a driver’s license and he realized to drive in Oregon. Isn’t that cute? 

Emma: Oh my gosh, that’s actually cute. Additionally, the thought of studying to drive if it was wet on a regular basis type of stresses me out. I don’t even like driving in heavy rain now. 

Elsie: No, completely. I assumed that was a enjoyable truth. Okay, the subsequent one is earlier than Robert Patson and Kristen Stewart have been solid, Stephanie Meyer mentioned she thought Henry Caval, Logan Laman, and Tom Sturge, I don’t know who that’s, could be good as Edward, and he or she thought Elliot Web page, Emily Browning or Danielle Panabaker could be good within the position of Bella. 

Emma: Yeah, I solely know a few of these actors. Actually, I may see like all those that I do know, I’m like, yeah, I may see that that may be totally different and attention-grabbing.

Elsie: I like Kristen Stewart on this film. I really couldn’t see it with out both of them. I believe they’re good, however I believe anybody else may have been too, and I believe it’s simply enjoyable. I might like to see each actor play a vampire as soon as if that have been doable. 

Emma: I do adore it too. I don’t know if this exists for this film, however I do adore it when it’s like on YouTube if you see a special actor who’s making an attempt out for a job and it ended up not being them, it went to anyone else however seeing their tackle it. I like watching stuff like that. I believe it’s a lot enjoyable. Like audition tapes, I suppose. 

Elsie: Oh yeah. I additionally learn that Lily Collins auditioned for Bella, which she would’ve been good for. Okay, this one I like in all 5 films, the vast majority of the solid have been totally different coloured eye contacts, which No together with Kristen Stewart, in order that her eyes could be brown to match the outline of Bella within the guide. I really hadn’t observed that earlier than that Kirsten Stewart, it mentioned she wore a wig and contacts in all the flicks. I hadn’t actually observed that in any respect. So I might say her wig job and her costuming have been like a ten. I couldn’t even discover that she regarded totally different than normal. 

Emma: Yeah. I believe her wig was the perfect one then, cuz I didn’t discover that one.

Elsie: It was actually good. Oh my God, this one is about Renesmee. So Renesmee, in case you’ve watched all the flicks, it’s a little child. It’s somewhat half Vampire child. And I might say it’s probably the most polarizing particular impact in historical past. Would you agree? I can’t say sufficient unhealthy issues about it and the way the child appears. It’s simply so humorous. I wouldn’t change it although, cuz it’s so enjoyable how unhealthy it’s, but it surely’s horrible. Okay, so this trivia is about, The infant Renesmee, earlier than Renesmee was a totally grown little one, performed by McKenzie Foy, the youthful model was created by CGI. However they initially deliberate for the younger Renesmee to be an animatronic doll. Nonetheless, the doll regarded so creepy, they determined to go down the CGI route. The doll’s creator even discovered her creepy and mentioned it was some of the grotesque, animatronic infants ever to not be seen on movie.

Emma: Okay, so right here is the fan fiction spinoff, we want a horror film with that animatronic doll in it.

Elsie: I like that. Oh my gosh. Yeah, I’m wondering the place’s the doll saved, and may we see it? Can we maintain it? 

Emma: Has it ever like come to life and killed half a city? Can we study that story?

Elsie: Can I disguise it in child Oscar’s crib? Let him discover. 

Emma: He likes to be scared. 

Elsie: No, no, no, no. I wouldn’t scare him. I might simply scare you. I might simply change him with the scary doll. Okay, nicely I like that as a result of it’s humorous it was undoubtedly my can’t let it go. As quickly as I watched the flicks, I used to be like texting Emma in regards to the creepy child and I simply can’t imagine that there was even one worse that was not suited.

Emma: The truth that there’s one thing worse, they have been like, this was the higher choice. The one that you just see within the films and also you’re like, okay. 

Elsie: Yeah, and if any of you will have by no means watched The Twilight Saga throughout, now you must watch it only for the creepy child. You’re welcome. Okay, the subsequent and final piece of trivia is, sure forks is an actual place and you’ll go go to. Apparently, when writing the books, Stephanie Meyer wished to set them someplace gloomy and really overcast so her vampires wouldn’t sparkle an excessive amount of and reveal themselves. So she did some analysis and discovered that Forks is likely one of the rainiest locations in the entire US. Now you may go to plenty of these real-life places and luxuriate in among the rain your self. I believe that’s nice. I at all times marvel how folks in like a film city really feel about their city’s fame as a result of it’s pretty current and I might love to listen to what the residents give it some thought, however I might think about it has its professionals and cons. But when it’s simply principally nerds coming to take an image by just like the signal and issues like that, which can be within the film.

Emma: Wait a second. Nerds. I used to be about to say, we have to go there for a sister journey. 

Elsie: Oh, I’m accepting the invitation. We’re going, that sounds nice. 

Emma: It sounds very cozy and enjoyable, it’s gonna be a blast. 

Elsie: Yeah, we will get a grilled cheese. 

Emma: We are able to go to the bizarre bookstore. It’ll be nice. 

Elsie: Okay. The reply is sure. I might like to go. However yeah, I believe that’s cool that it’s set in an actual place. I prefer it every time in books and flicks when there’s a small city or a spot I at all times look as much as see if it’s actual, like each single factor. And I adore it when it’s actual and I additionally adore it when it’s not actual. So both manner it’s nice, however I believe that it’s cool that it’s based mostly on an actual place. 

Emma: Yeah, thus far I’ve solely written two books, however I at all times have one among my main settings in Missouri. As a result of on the off probability that sometime one thing obtained made right into a film, I actually hope they might really movie a part of it in Missouri, cuz I like Missouri. It’s the place I’m from and I simply am actually proud present me state gal. I don’t know. So I similar to to type of set it. I don’t even know if folks would really like that.

Elsie: It’s one among my desires for Missouri is that individuals would movie there extra as a result of it is vitally stunning and there are many locations within the US the place films get filmed, however Missouri actually shouldn’t be one among them. There’s hardly, even when there’s a present about Missouri, like Ozark, they nonetheless didn’t movie most of it in precise Missouri. 

Emma: Yeah, I really feel like quite a lot of it’s in Georgia or one thing. I really feel like there’s a in all probability quite a lot of tax breaks that I don’t actually learn about. Union stuff, there’s in all probability quite a lot of issues like that that I don’t learn about, however I simply suppose that Missouri has all 4 seasons, and the Ozarks specifically are simply so stunning. So yeah, identical. I type of hope there are extra constructive issues filmed right here trigger I simply suppose it’s actually a gorgeous a part of the nation. However I’m additionally biased cuz I’m from right here and I adore it. 

Elsie: It’s enjoyable studying one thing about your space and Yeah, like the place we grew up in Missouri, moreover Gone Woman, there usually are not very many issues.

Emma: I believe within the guide Born Supremacy, he’s like from Nixa, after which clearly the present Ozarks is type of a factor now, clearly cuz it’s a really massive present. I’m making an attempt to suppose what else is from round right here. I really feel like each occasionally Springfield will get talked about, however extra typically it’s Kansas Metropolis or St. Louis, however I really feel like Kansas Metropolis specifically, we’ll get just a few issues right here and there cuz it’s a much bigger metropolis in Missourian. I don’t know why that issues, however folks set issues there extra. 

Elsie: I simply learn this guide referred to as Nothing to See Right here by Kevin Wilson final week and it was set within the actual space the place I’m dwelling proper now in Tennessee. And for each location within the guide, I knew precisely the place it was. And I even suspect that I do know what farm he was utilizing as inspiration, it’s so clear. Anyway, it’s enjoyable to learn a guide about a spot that, you understand, and it’s so uncommon until you reside in New York Metropolis or someplace like that. Me, I hardly learn a guide about, the place I’ve lived. 

Emma: Yeah, me too. I’m certain in case you reside in LA and New York, you’re like, yeah, each story’s about me, however for us it’s uncommon. 

Elsie: So let’s give the film our score between zero to 5 vampires. 

Emma: I might give it 4 outta 5 vampires. Fairly good. Okay.

Elsie: Nicely I’m undoubtedly gonna go full 5 out of 5 vampires simply because I believe that in case you love vampires, it’s an unskippable basic. It’s great and I see why. I do know some individuals are not gonna imagine that this was a extremely requested rewatch, however it’s a extremely requested rewatch from our listeners. And I believe that I get it. I’m within the class of people that discover this to be a consolation film and, I don’t know, similar to it has that cozy feeling, though. The interiors are less than the Nancy Meyer customary, however I nonetheless suppose it has so many different issues which can be cozy and great about it. 

Emma: I agree. Yep. I used to be truthfully sick and I used to be texting you, I used to be like, the place can I discover twilight? Trigger I used to be like, at the least I may do our rewatch. And that was just like the one on the listing that as I used to be sick and simply needing to put down for some time, I used to be like, I wanna watch Twilight. That actually was a consolation look ahead to me as I used to be getting over somewhat illness.

Elsie: Magical. Okay. Nicely, that was enjoyable. So we hope you want this new format. We’re taking a request for the subsequent few seasons of rewatch films that we’re gonna do. We’re gonna do one about as soon as a month. You’ll be able to e mail us at [email protected] and tell us what your final consolation rewatch film is. So thanks a lot for listening. We’ll be again subsequent week.