113 | Twilight

September 23, 2021 01:16:59
113 | Twilight
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Show Notes

This week we bend genre a little bit to discuss the first entry in the vampire/werewolf/human romantic saga Twilight.  Joining us is our dear friend and young adult literature expert Christine to provide some context on the saga's place in the literary world and the feels of watching Twilight in the theater when it came out.  We also discuss the merits of the movie's infamous acting performances, what messages it might contain for teenagers, and the state of lust in cinema.

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