"They were squatting in Westwood outside Mann’s Village theater starting on November 16 to stake out curbside views of the red-carpet arrivals for the Twilight movie premiere the next day. First about 25 people showed, and then 50, mostly female, and growing in size until the crowd numbered 3,000. One of their signs says, “Not Moving Til Twilight.”
Look, these kinds of spontaneous demonstrations of fandom just don’t happen frequently in Hollywood without a nauseating amount of advance flackery. Right now, Hollywood doesn’t quite know what to make of this frenzy in terms of estimating box-office grosses for this low-cost blockbuster’s November 21 opening."