‘Twilight’ fans can be a bit ... intense


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I’m headed over to the MTV Movie Awards this Sunday and I’m bracing myself for a whole lotta ‘Twilight.’

The open-to-the-online-public voting process for the trophies means that fan passion trumps all and, well, can you name any fans who are more passionate than Stephenie Meyer’s vampy young disciples? Here’s a fun promo for the awards show that shows what happens when a group of Twihards run into actor Cam Gigandet, who plays the evil bloodsucker James in ‘Twilight.’

(There’s some obviously fake violence in this spoof, but if you think you might be disturbed by watching young actresses pretend to be punched, skip this one ....)

The funny thing is that ‘The Dark Knight,’ which is merely the second-highest grossing film in the history of the U.S. box office, and ‘Slumdog Millionaire,’ which only won the Oscar for best picture, both will be underdogs to ‘Twilight’ in the MTV contest for best picture. Voting for that top category goes right up until the end of the show. The other also-rans -- er, sorry -- the other nominees are ‘Iron Man’ and ‘High School Musical 3: Senior Year.’

-- Geoff Boucher


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