Now, being a semi-literate, heterosexual male, I didn't see Twilight. I mean, I wanted to, but I knew they were making a sequel, so I figured I had time to see the first one before the second came out. But now, all of a sudden, I'm seeing commercials for the new one, and it opens this weekend! It's been what, a few months since Twilight came out? I mean, I knew they were fast-tracking the thing, but this is ridiculous! I want to go see the new one, but I still only know the basic elements of the first, so I'm not even totally sure what's going on here, but this is what I think is going on in Twilight 2: Adventureland.
Bella (Kristen Stewart) has got a job for the summer at an amusement park called "Adventureland." (Metaphor for how her life has changed since she started snogging the undead? Discuss.) I guess she and that Edward the Vampire guy are still dating, because he keeps hanging around the park, except now he's played by Ryan Reynolds. Not sure why they recast -- did Robert Pattinson decide not to come back? He seemed like he was losing it for a while there. Anyway, I guess Edward got over that whole sparkling-in-the-sunlight thing, because he's sitting around in broad daylight and looks perfectly normal. Good thing, too -- from what I hear, the sparkling thing looked totally lame.
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