FearNet’s Jen Yamato takes a look at what The Twilight Saga: New Moon’s record breaking sales mean for Hollywood.
This is my favorite part-
Moms are getting in on the action.
The majority of women ticket buyers older than 25, and that means older women are devouring a movie about werewolves and vampires. (Of course they’re going for the romance, but still.) You see, we ladies want movies about more than female drama and shopping – I’m looking at you, Sex and the City – and we’re interested in fantasy and science fiction and yes, even horror. A healthy helping of romance never hurts, either. If we like what we see in a genre film, we’ll get behind a franchise, a fact not lost on the team behind James Cameron’s Avatar, a science-fiction epic that 20th Century Fox hopes will capture the elusive, important female demographic.
Read her entire analysis here.