5 Things You Might Have MissedNov 24th, 2009 | By Krystal | Category: Featured Articles, Movie News
MTV has a list of 5 things fans may have missed when watching New Moon. Click here to read them all!
Warning: Spoilers! Don’t read if you haven’t seen the movie!
Edward’s Chameleon-Esque Car
If his lousy parking job distracted you, perhaps you didn’t notice that when Edward pulled into Forks High, his famed Volvo was no longer gray, as it was in the novels and the first movie. Hey, Chris Weitz, what gives? “I’ve taken a real spanking for this, a lot of heat,” the director explained. “I’ll tell you exactly why: Volvo wanted to give us a new, different car so I didn’t want to paint it exactly the same silver color, because then [Twilighters] would be saying, ‘Why are they trying to say that it’s the same car; it’s obviously not.’ So, I thought, ‘Well, I’ll choose a new color!’ And I thought I would choose slate black, not a reflective black, because it actually absorbs light and it would reflect the mood and melancholy and depression [of his character]. I know I got it wrong, I apologize for that. But that is my reasoning.”
The Final Line
As you now know, “New Moon” ends with a very special proposal. But since it was different in Stephenie Meyer’s novels, who decided to move it? “My thought was initially to save that for the next movie, because that movie’s all about the triangle and Edward’s proposal to Bella and her debate about whether to do it or not,” Rosenberg explained, giving the credit to Weitz. “Chris realized — and I think rightly so — that belonged here. And it was a great way to go out of the movie.