Monday, May 03, 2010

Team Jacob

Since I prefer my doses of teen angst to be few and far between, I have not read the Twilight saga, but I have watched the movies.
Last night I finally got to my Netflix copy of New Moon, the 2nd in the series. I watched it by myself, since no one else in my house can deal with vampires that sparkle in the sunlight.
Mild spoiler alert!
I won't go into a long rant or even a review of the movie or the story. I will only say that there must seriously be something wrong with Bella Swan if she can choose Edward, who is practicalyl invisible except for his red lips and bushy eyebrows, over Jacob who runs around tattooed and shirtless.
I thought it was funny that they reserved Bella's one shocked gasp for the end of the movie when Edward proposes rather than for the scene in which Jacob peels off his shirt to reveal abs that would make a wash board weep with envy. Seriously, I wanted to slap the girl.
While when it comes to vampires, I shall forever remain staunchly in the Angel* camp, I have to say, if forced to choose Team Edward or Team Jacob, it's really a no-brainer.
* Angel: Look under 'real vampires' in the wiktionary, thank you Joss Whedon


Jen said...

Like you, I've only seen the movies (and imho that was one BORING movie) but I agree with you about Jacob.

Maybe Edward translates differently in the books?

Bernadette Gardner and Jennifer Colgan said...

I should hope so, otherwise, I seriously can't see the appeal of him.