New Movie Releases: 'Happy Feet 2,' 'Descendants,' 'Breaking Dawn'

Friday, November 18, 2011

This week's big releases include the animated family filmĀ "Happy Feet 2," "The Descendants," starring George Clooney, and the eagerly awaited fourth Twilight movie "Breaking Dawn." Rafer Guzman, film critic for Newsday,and Kristen Meinzer, Takeaway culture producer, are co-hosts of the Movie Date podcast. They give their thoughts on the new movies this week.

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'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1'

Produced by:

Kristen Meinzer

Contributors:

Rafer Guzman

Comments [1]

Angel from Miami, FL

The makers of Twilight must be mentally unstable. The whole allure of vampires is that they're tragic beings - immortal but forced to struggle (or not) for their humanity. They can't sire, eat, enjoy warmth, and in some cases, love. They are undead. This movie has them enjoying everything humans enjoy and having babies? Seriously?

It's like putting a bonnet on an alligator and giving it to your daughter as a cuddly indoor pet. These movies are saying to young women that the dangerous guy they want so bad will always care for them. But in reality those guys will always see them as food.

Nov. 18 2011 09:41 AM

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