Rosie Pimm, Natalie Formosa (front), Sophie Lapene and Emily Kraut are excited about the opening of New Moon at Reading Cinema.
Rosie Pimm, Natalie Formosa (front), Sophie Lapene and Emily Kraut are excited about the opening of New Moon at Reading Cinema. Vanessa Marsh

Cinema sucking in big crowds

BUNDABERG cinema-goers have had their first bite of the new Twilight series film, and they are liking the taste.

Reading Cinemas complex manager Sharyn Hamilton said New Moon opened at midnight Wednesday to a packed theatre.

“We showed Twilight first and then at 12.01am we put on New Moon,” she said.

“When they saw Edward for the first time in Twilight, the crowd went crazy. They were screaming and clapping, but when I walked into New Moon, they were all totally silent. They were breathless.”

Ms Hamilton said the film was living up to the great expectations of the audience.

“The crowds have been frantic waiting for so long and the feedback has been really positive,” she said.

“It’s a great film and I’m definitely still an Edward fan. We have already had people come in more than once.”

Ms Hamilton said the audience ranged from teenage girls to elderly women and somewhere in between.

Twilight is appealing to a very broad age group,” she said.

“We have people coming in dressed as vampires — people are having a lot of fun with this.”

Tickets are still available for most sessions, but Ms Hamilton suggested pre-purchasing tickets to be sure.

Tickets are available online and at the cinema.



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