FROM MTV.COM: (Written by James Montgomery) I should probably get this out of the way right at the top: I am not exactly a "Twilight" fan. I have never read a page of Stephenie Meyer's bloodsucking series, I can't tell you where the series takes place, or who Esme Cullen is, or why Taylor Lautner never wears a shirt (and yes, I just had to go to Wikipedia to learn that Lautner's character isn't even a vampire).
But on Monday, I went to see "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" to determine whether or not the film — which earned some $140 million in its opening weekend — is actually the most emo thing ever created.
It all started with a rather spirited debate in the MTV Newsroom, led by "Twilight" superfan Nicole Guanlao (seen here hyperventilating about an Edward Cullen doll, er, "collectible figurine," I gave her earlier this year), who proclaimed "New Moon" to be "the most emo thing ever." Some agreed with that assessment, others didn't, and I — as is usually the case whenever "Twilight" is discussed here — hid under my desk and prayed for a swift end to it all.
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