Commentary: 15 years after ‘Twilight,’ a trip down memory lane

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The Seattle Times

SEATTLE — “Hold on tight, spider monkey.” Remember that? Remember sitting in a cool, dark theater, popcorn in hand, surrounded by “Twilight” fans, and watching Robert Pattinson use that line and then basically float with Kristen Stewart in a straight line from tree to tree in the forests surrounding Forks? I still laugh at that scene. And doesn’t that say something? It’s been 15 years since the film adaptation of the first entry in Stephenie Meyer’s “Twilight” franchise exploded on the big screen, dragging in everyone everywhere, not unlike a supermassive black hole — and I still watch that fi…

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