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.
You will discover the podcast posts archive right here.
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Try the Twilight Sequence books
- The inexperienced filter
- Their Myspace hair
- The Diner – a small-town staple and a cute environment
- The Swan Home – small-town farmhouse with the proper staircase to stroll down in a promenade costume
- The Cullen Home – a contemporary home within the forest with numerous home windows and Emma’s dream home
- The Marriage ceremony – lovely and traditional wanting, and Elsie’s dream wedding ceremony
- Honeymoon trip home – a contemporary home on the seaside
- Newlywed cottage – most Nancy Meyers second and a comfy feeling
What aged nicely vs. what didn’t:
-Web utilization and Edward just isn’t a really attention-grabbing character
-Robert Pattinson discovered 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 function 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 e book.
-Earlier than Renesmee was a totally grown baby 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 may go go to it!
Fee 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 Stunning 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 many who haven’t watched it.
Emma: All proper, so in the event 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. They usually’re in highschool. Nicely, she is, he’s clearly actually outdated 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 discuss that later. It’s a slam dunk, dwelling run banger.
Emma: You’ve learn the books, proper? Or no?
Elsie: I’ve learn a number of 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 advised me all about that. So Keeley has taught me 95% of what I knew about Twilight got here from her. I heard that in the event you wanna be a fan, you may be referred to as a TWI Exhausting, otherwise you may be referred to as a fan Pire. Fan Pire? These are cute, proper? Okay, so Carson made me learn the e book, it’s referred to as Midnight Solar. So the Midnight Solar is similar as Twilight however from the Vampire Edwards’s perspective as an alternative of from Bella’s perspective. And he or she 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 assume any of those books are like the opposite books we learn in any respect. However it was enjoyable, I believe it’s a journey. I needed to learn them simply because I believe that Stephanie Meyer is fascinating and I really like simply studying about her profession. She has a kind of actually attention-grabbing, romantic writer tales. She considered the thought of Twilight from a Dream. And that may be a very romantic freaking story. So, anyway the place will we begin with this episode, Emma? How will we get into it?
Emma: I suppose let’s discuss concerning the coloring of the film usually.
Elsie: Oh my gosh. So I solely watched these films I believe a 12 months or two in the past. It was positively throughout my biking section. In order that was not very way back. However the unique first time that I noticed Twilight, I bear in mind particularly I used to be on an airplane. And you understand how generally while you’re flying on an airplane, you want to look at another person’s film? If you’re bored. If you’re not watching a film, simply wanting over at another person’s film. And generally I watch virtually the entire film that method. So this was a kind 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 the event you wanna see an instance of how inexperienced it’s. It’s beautiful wanting. Very, very totally different from any film I’ve ever seen. And like you can say it’s tacky and dated, however I believe that it’s come round to the place it’s so dangerous, it’s good now. I might stand by it as form of a professional of the film, not a con.
Emma: Yeah, and I don’t assume I noticed this primary one in theaters, however I in all probability noticed it inside the first 12 months or two that it was out. And I bear in mind not loving the film. I’ve learn all of the books and beloved the books. Very enjoyable.
Elsie: Have been you a bit of snob? Have been you a bit of highschool snob? What made you not love the film?
Emma: No, I used to be positively 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 faculty. No, I simply bear in mind pondering that the inexperienced filtering was simply sort of bizarre. And in addition the primary film feels a bit of low-budget in a method that I wasn’t anticipating as a result of it was such a preferred e book. And I believe I used to be such a fan that I used to be anticipating the Avengers, like that sort of finances and clearly they didn’t have that sort of finances.
Elsie: Keeley advised me that the finances for the Twilight films tried to take the Harry Potter followers for the subsequent chapter, however the finances was nowhere shut. So I believe that is sensible, I believe that comes by way of as prefer it’s the same kind of fandom. However yeah, I believed the primary film was sort of sluggish. Even the motion scenes are sort of sluggish, however I imply, clearly lovely in a responsible slash not responsible pleasure sort of method.
Emma: Yeah, what I might say about how I really feel about it now, rewatching it lately and seeing the inexperienced filtering and similar to the garments and the best way they’ve carried out the make-up and all of the issues. I really feel like I perceive extra now what they have been going for, and I find it irresistible. That is Bizarre and a time capsule and I believe it’s superior. They usually additionally did a number of attention-grabbing selections 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 dangerous guys. There’s an element the place they’re like strolling out of the forest to the baseball sport and you may inform that they’re sort of gliding, they nonetheless have the actors transfer their legs. However they’re on some sort 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 possibly can see that they’re transferring their legs, however you already know that they’re not strolling like there’s one thing bizarre. And I simply assume that was like a bizarre, attention-grabbing selection that I appreciated and it sort of set the vampires aside. There are different issues they did to set the vampires aside from 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 a whole lot of selections within the film that was enjoyable they usually’re bizarre, but it surely feels actually campy and enjoyable and a really cult traditional, I might say.
Elsie: Yeah, very robust selections. I believed it aged very nicely in that method. Let’s discuss their MySpace hair. The actors, particularly the vampire actors, have excessive hairstyles which can be similar to a time capsule of the early two 1000’s. 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 after we have been in highschool and faculty. Simply hairstylist hair slash MySpace hair. And it additionally evolves by way of the collection, a number of the actors get totally different hairstyles and a whole lot of them are sporting wigs.
And I’ll say a whole lot of the wigs are dangerous, so there are positively not all of the wigs that seem 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, a number of the garments, a number of the performing, the soundtrack all feels prefer it actually matches that sort of aesthetic of I’m Emo.
Elsie: Sure. Sure. Oh, I’ve to inform you my greatest identify drop ever, I’ve two really. So the primary one, so I’m so cool. I’ve two buddies who had songs within the Twilight films, not the identical film however within the first film, our buddy’s band, it’s not a band anymore, on the time was referred to as Mute Math they usually carried out their music 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? If you watched it? Did you discover? After I was first courting Jeremy, he carried out the music 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 buddy sleeping ultimately, Ryan did the music for the marriage scene and it’s really in there twice. It’s within the wedding 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 buddy? It could 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 possibly can all be jealous. Okay, so anyway, we talked concerning the MySpace hair, and we talked concerning the filter. I used to be simply gonna say if we’re making a themed celebration 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 usually, it’s only a cute environment and it makes me consider, I believe it was referred to as denims in Buffalo, Missouri again after we have been rising up and our grandma would take us there after we have been there together with her on the weekends generally. And it’s now a unique restaurant I don’t know what it’s now, however I might all the time 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 way of all of our favourite units and rooms and homes within the film. I believe the diner is a good place to begin 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. Should you don’t have a diner the place you possibly can order, like a Gilmore Ladies kind of diner you then don’t have it’s crucial small-town enterprise to have, I believe.
Emma: It’s essential. 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 all the time speaking about it. They usually get more durable and more durable to search out in sure elements of the nation. They’re not simple to search out. It’s very particular. The second place that I wanna discuss is the Swan home. So it’s Bella Swan’s father’s dwelling and I believed that this was the proper small-town farmhouse. It appears like a median home. It jogs my memory of lots of my buddies’ homes that I visited as a toddler, like while you’re going to a party or having a sleepover, issues like that. It’s like the proper little home. And he tries to make her a bed room that’s like excellent for an adolescent, however he will get the age fallacious.
Emma: Oh, I believed he had sort of left issues in her room that was like from occasions she had visited prior to now they usually have been like baby issues. It was sort 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 he or she’s like, yeah. It’s like that for all relations in the event you don’t see a toddler for six months, you may see a very totally different baby with utterly new totally different pursuits.
Emma: I do know in some unspecified time in the future I’m gonna are available in sizzling with a princess costume 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 proper staircase to stroll down together with her promenade costume. So it’s important to have a staircase. I believed it was an cute home and among the finest ones. After which subsequent we’ve got to speak concerning the colon home, so the twenties and likewise I believe thirty-year-old Elsie. I swear. I all the time thought this was my dream home. I used to Google photos of it and it was like my excellent dream home and this time after I re-watched it, I used to be like, oh, it’s similar to a bit of fashionable home, it’s modified. It’s just like the, you understand how your childhood dwelling, you think about it a technique and you then return to drive by it and go to it, and also you notice that it appears totally different than the way it did in your reminiscence. That’s how the Collin home was for me. I nonetheless assume 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 bear in mind seeing the film for the primary time and pondering, what a phenomenal home, I find it irresistible. That’s my dream home for positive, similar as you. After which through the years, I used to be like, oh yeah, that in all probability wasn’t nearly as good as I bear in mind it. After which I re-watched it and I used to be like, I believe I beloved this home much more than I beloved it in my twenties I’m like, I really like this home. What was I pondering I didn’t like about this home? And I’m like, I find it irresistible. Like a really fashionable, cool home within the forest. I’m like, I find it irresistible. Yeah, it might not be very sensible for my life and like what I do for a dwelling, cuz there’s no method you can take good pictures in that home, there are too many bushes throughout it. Belief me, I used to stay in a home with a whole lot of bushes round it and also you simply can not 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 assume it’s a ten. It’s simply not my outdated dream home anymore, however it’s nonetheless a ten. And I might say a whole lot of the artwork in the home, I used to be dissecting it scene by scene after I was watching it yesterday and a whole lot of the artwork is basically tacky. Loads 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 really 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 one million 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 assume they did. I don’t assume 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 might really feel good to have a house to go dwelling to that wasn’t a canopy. One sanctuary the place I don’t have to cover, you already know.
Elsie: Okay, I modified my reply, you’re proper. That may be a good reply and so candy. Yeah. I really like his classical music factor. I really like all of the data. 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 dwelling, which I’m jealous of.
Emma: Sure, me too. Apparently, it’s nonetheless my dream home much more than earlier than. I really like a contemporary homes.
Elsie: Yeah, I might positively see you in that home, I believe it’s lovely. 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 12 months, you already know? It regarded very new. So let’s discuss a number of the units from the opposite films, simply because for me, that is positively a consolation rewatch, however there should not as many rooms to speak about as there are in a number of the different films that we do. So I wanna discuss my favourite factors from all the films. I really like the Small City, I really like the movie show that they created for the small city. I believed that was actually nostalgic and my primary favourite visible second from any of the films is unquestionably the marriage. I believe that the best way the white flowers hanging, the best way that every little thing is, it’s like, the final word dream wedding ceremony. If I needed to simply design a dream wedding ceremony, I might simply take an image of that and simply not mess with the rest. Simply print off the image from the Twilight film and take it to the forest, can’t be topped. It’s simply so lovely and traditional wanting, it’s unbelievable. After which one other, enjoyable architectural second from the films is the honeymoon, trip dwelling. Kind of like they’ve their very own little non-public island trip.
Emma: It’s like a breezy seaside, you already know, like in the event you have been at a really fancy non-public resort, it might be like that sort 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 lovely home too. It’s very fashionable additionally, however in a bit of little bit of a extra coastal method and really lovely.
Emma: I additionally love that vibe cuz I really like the John Wick home, as you already know, 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 assume motion scenes are boring, however I believe that a whole lot of good films have a whole lot of motion scenes. Similar 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 stay of their fashionable dwelling, however they resolve to make them form of a marriage present of their very own little cottage the place they will stay for a number of years. They make it look like you possibly can stay there after which you possibly can come again with us afterward if you end up not a newlywed. And also you’ll discover they do have a mattress on this cottage, and it’s attractive. It’s lovely. It’s like the proper little, it’s excellent.
Emma: It has all of the like sort of fashionable issues or no less than the issues that I like a couple of fashionable home or fashionable structure, however then it feels very cozy which I believe is sort 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 a bit of bit in 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 immediately?
Emma: Yeah, it’s primarily based on books, so there’s that so far as like altering issues or updating it, it sort of doesn’t make sense as a result of what I used to be gonna say is it’s sort of hilarious when she’s attempting to determine what Edward is as a result of he’s sort of like, I’m not human-like one thing’s happening right here. However I can’t inform you and so it’s as much as her to analysis and determine 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 e book after which she reads the e book cuz she couldn’t have discovered that data on the web. However it’s fairly fundamental details about vampires after which she goes again to the web I believe any sort of items all of it collectively. However anyway, I don’t know learn how to describe it. It’s simply a kind of issues in films and it’s not a foul factor. I really get pleasure from seeing outdated variations of the web or like flip telephones and flicks. I view it in another way than we must always replace this or this makes the film dangerous. I’m like, I really find it irresistible as a result of I bear in mind when the web didn’t have very a lot on it and after we all had flip telephones and like, I do know this period, so it doesn’t hassle me in any method. It’s simply, it actually provides it a sure age and it’s additionally, no less than for me, prefer it does sort of pull you out a bit of bit the place you’re like, oh, this use of the web is hilarious. And it takes away from the story a bit of bit cuz issues simply change over time. That’s simply how it’s.
Elsie: Yeah, no, I positively agree with that. For me, I believe the film aged very nicely. I believe that it appears cooler. Examine it to another 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 might 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 persona and I believe in the event you lived for that lengthy, you can be much more attention-grabbing. Particularly, I really feel like within the film Robert Pattinson is rather like a phenomenal vampire and that’s carrying like 95% of the load that you just’re simply occupied with how lovely he’s, however just like the phrases that he’s saying not very attention-grabbing in the event 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 unique dialogue so far as like, do you could have any issues with the e book? I’m like, nicely, I suppose I’ve some issues with romance as a style, cuz there tends to be a whole lot of males stalking girls. 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 advised her, and that’s presupposed 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 on the subject of vampires and I’ll say, okay, so I learn Interview with the Vampire final 12 months, after which I believe I learn the primary a part of the Vampire Diaries, like a kind of books. After which, I can’t bear 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 all the time maintain the traditional mythology after which make one factor, you already know, like a delusion or no matter. And so I believe it’s all the time attention-grabbing simply to see like what one factor they throw out and which issues they maintain.
Emma: Yeah, I might say the identical factor with the werewolves, which we don’t actually find out about a lot on this first film. I imply, it sort of provides us some thought 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 delusion about it that they’ve saved after which there are different issues that they modified. Identical with their vampires, and I believe that’s usually enjoyable in monster films. And normally, I really feel prefer it sort of provides you an thought of what demographic they have been aiming for. Like is that this tremendous edgy and for adults or is that this like we might let youngsters and possibly pre-teens learn these and revel in? You sort of get a vibe and doubtless the identical factor with witches and any sort of legendary creature or monster or no matter. Will depend on how they alter 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 basically cute. Robert Patson discovered to drive throughout the making of twilight. He didn’t have a driver’s license and he discovered 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 sort of stresses me out. I don’t even like driving in heavy rain now.
Elsie: No, completely. I believed 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 function of Bella.
Emma: Yeah, I solely know a few of these actors. Truthfully, I might see like all those that I do know, I’m like, yeah, I might see that that may be totally different and attention-grabbing.
Elsie: I really like Kristen Stewart on this film. I really couldn’t see it with out both of them. I believe they’re excellent, however I believe anybody else might 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 potential.
Emma: I do find it irresistible too. I don’t know if this exists for this film, however I do find it irresistible when it’s like on YouTube while you see a unique actor who’s attempting out for a job and it ended up not being them, it went to someone else however seeing their tackle it. I really 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 excellent for. Okay, this one I really 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 e book. I really hadn’t observed that earlier than that Kirsten Stewart, it mentioned she wore a wig and contacts in all the films. 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 traditional.
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 the event you’ve watched all the films, it’s a little child. It’s a bit of 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 dangerous issues about it and the way the newborn appears. It’s simply so humorous. I wouldn’t change it although, cuz it’s so enjoyable how dangerous it’s, but it surely’s horrible. Okay, so this trivia is about, The newborn Renesmee, earlier than Renesmee was a totally grown baby, 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 one of the crucial grotesque, animatronic infants ever to not be seen on movie.
Emma: Okay, so right here is the fan fiction spinoff, we’d like a horror film with that animatronic doll in it.
Elsie: I really 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 find out about that story?
Elsie: Can I conceal 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 exchange him with the scary doll. Okay, nicely I really like that as a result of it’s humorous it was positively my can’t let it go. As quickly as I watched the films, I used to be like texting Emma concerning 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 possibility. The one that you just see within the films and also you’re like, okay.
Elsie: Yeah, and if any of you could have by no means watched The Twilight Saga right through, now it’s important to 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 may go go to. Apparently, when writing the books, Stephanie Meyer needed 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 came upon that Forks is without doubt one of the rainiest locations in the entire US. Now you possibly can go to numerous these real-life places and revel in a number of the rain your self. I believe that’s nice. I all the time surprise how folks in like a film city really feel about their city’s fame as a result of it’s pretty latest and I might love to listen to what the residents give it some thought, however I might think about it has its execs and cons. But when it’s simply largely 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 all the time look as much as see if it’s actual, like each single factor. And I find it irresistible when it’s actual and I additionally find it irresistible when it’s not actual. So both method it’s nice, however I believe that it’s cool that it’s primarily based on an actual place.
Emma: Yeah, up to now I’ve solely written two books, however I all the time have one in every of 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 really 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 sort of set it. I don’t even know if folks would love that.
Elsie: It’s one in every of my goals for Missouri is that individuals would movie there extra as a result of it is rather lovely and there are many locations within the US the place films get filmed, however Missouri actually just isn’t one in every of them. There’s infrequently, 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 a whole lot of it’s in Georgia or one thing. I really feel like there’s a in all probability a whole lot of tax breaks that I don’t actually learn about. Union stuff, there’s in all probability a whole lot of issues like that that I don’t learn about, however I simply assume that Missouri has all 4 seasons, and the Ozarks specifically are simply so lovely. So yeah, similar. I sort of hope there are extra constructive issues filmed right here trigger I simply assume it’s actually a phenomenal a part of the nation. However I’m additionally biased cuz I’m from right here and I find it irresistible.
Elsie: It’s enjoyable studying one thing about your space and Yeah, like the place we grew up in Missouri, moreover Gone Woman, there should not very many issues.
Emma: I believe within the e book Born Supremacy, he’s like from Nixa, after which clearly the present Ozarks is sort of a factor now, clearly cuz it’s a really huge present. I’m attempting to assume what else is from round right here. I really feel like each now and again 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 a number of 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 e book 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 e book, 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 e book about a spot that, you already know, and it’s so uncommon except you reside in New York Metropolis or someplace like that. Me, I infrequently learn a e book about, the place I’ve lived.
Emma: Yeah, me too. I’m positive in the event you stay 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 positively gonna go full 5 out of 5 vampires simply because I believe that in the event you love vampires, it’s an unskippable traditional. 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, regardless that. The interiors are lower than the Nancy Meyer normal, however I nonetheless assume it has so many different issues which can be cozy and great about it.
Emma: I agree. Yep. I used to be actually 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, no less than I might 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 really was a consolation look ahead to me as I used to be getting over a bit of 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 possibly can electronic mail us at email@example.com and tell us what your final consolation rewatch film is. So thanks a lot for listening. We’ll be again subsequent week.