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The Twilight Saga: New Moon a “Surprise” Winner at MTV Movie Awards / New Eclipse Footage

Who would have thought after sweeping last year’s MTV Movie Awards that Twilight could come back and make it two years in a row? But that’s exactly what the saga of sparkling vampires and underwearwolves did last night with the sequel New Moon picking up every top honor and winning in every single category for it was nominated. And with two (or maybe three) more Twilight films to come, the franchise appears poised to become the 1972 Miami Dolphins of the MTV Movie Awards.

Not even the $2 billion worldwide box office of Avatar could stop the Twilight juggernaut as New Moon took the top prize of “Best Movie”. Taylor Lautner’s impeccable abs proved no match for Robert Pattinson’s impenetrable eyebrows as Pattinson walked away with the “Best Actor” award for the 1/4th of New Moon he actually appeared in. A most likely stoned out of her mind Kristen Stewart accepted her acting prize for her blank staring performance as the worst female role model in modern cinema by dropping her golden popcorn statue and muttering, “I guess Twilight is really awesome, and I agree.” Pattinson and Stewart also shared the stage to co-accept the award for “Best Kiss”. Expect these awards to repeat in the same order for the next 2-3 years.

The Twilight Saga: New Moon a Surprise Winner at MTV Movie Awards

Many considered Anna Kendrick’s “Best Breakout Star” win for her Oscar-nominated role in Up in the Air a surprise, but I strongly suspect it was her minor supporting work as Bella’s friend Jessica in the Twilight films that truly earned her the award. Come on – does anyone really believe for a second that the audience voting for the MTV Movie Awards has ever seen Up in the Air?

The horror genre was further represented at this year’s show when current romcom darling Amanda Seyfried won the “Best Scared as Shit” award for her turn in the critically panned box office flop Jennifer’s Body, beating out Alison Lohman (Drag Me to Hell), Sharlto Copley (District 9), Jesse Eisenberg (Zombieland), and Katie Featherston (Paranormal Activity).

In non-Twilight news Sandra Bullock was given a lifetime achievement award for her body of work such as Two if by Sea, The Net, Speed 2, Premonition, In Love and War, and All About Steve.

The night’s full list of winners was as follows:

Best Movie: The Twilight Saga: New Moon

Best Male Performance: Robert Pattinson (New Moon)

Best Female Performance: Kristen Stewart (New Moon)

Best Kiss: Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson (New Moon)

Best Breakout Star: Anna Kendrick (Up in the Air)

Best Scared as Shit Performance: Amanda Seyfried (Jennifer’s Body)

Best Villain: Tom Felton (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince)

Best WTF Moment: Ken Jeong (The Hangover)

Biggest Badass Star: Rain (Ninja Assassin)

Best Comedic Performance: Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover)

In other horror-related news a good portion of this year’s MTV Movie Awards appeared to be dedicated to hyping the upcoming second season of the pop culture vomitorium known as “Jersey Shore”.

Check out the latest clip from The Twilight Saga: Eclipse that MTV sprang on all the kids and cougars in the audience below.

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  • Katsumi

    Twilight is going to keep winning as long as teens are able to vote sadly….

    I also don’t think Up In The Air should have won the Award it won for but thats just me

  • Terminal

    “Many considered Anna Kendrick’s “Best Breakout Star” win for her Oscar-nominated role in Up in the Air a surprise but I strongly suspect it was her minor supporting work as Bella’s friend Jessica in the Twilight films that truly earned her the award. Come on – does anyone really believe for a second that the audience voting for the MTV Movie Awards has ever seen Up in the Air?”

    Nice observation.
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  • Terminal

    Wait, an “award” show that panders to young crowds gave many awards to a very very popular series of movies for teens.

    This just in: I just won the “Terminal Rocks” award! Surprised?!
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    “We are bad guys. That means we’ve got more to do other than bullying companies. It’s fun to lead a bad man’s life.”

    • Foywonder

      Actually, Floydian Trip won the “Terminal Rocks” award this year. It really was quite the upset.

      • Terminal

        Damn Floydian! Well he was the underdog.
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        “We are bad guys. That means we’ve got more to do other than bullying companies. It’s fun to lead a bad man’s life.”

  • Vanvance1

    And in other news Kellogs has given it’s Golden Cereal award to SURPRISE, the cereals they manufacture.

  • NYC-Hearts

    Perhaps my old age is rotting my brain–I’ll be 30 this month–but I didn’t find the MTVMA that disagreeable. Yeah, the Twilight romp was predictable, but I did like Tom Cruise’s Grossman reprise and we also got Betty White (wearing all black, in honor of my fave golden girl Rue; yes, I’m a dreadcentral reader and a golden girls fan. I’m a target market of one).

    But when did Christina Aguilera turn into Lady Gaga?

    • Foywonder

      “But when did Christina Aguilera turn into Lady Gaga?”

      Around the time that Lady Gaga because a huge success and Christina Aguilera’s CD and concert sales took a giant nosedive.

      • Terminal

        I have a big thing for Aguilera, but the bitch can’t come up with her own style to save her life. Everything she does reflects what’s popular at the time. She went from teen pop star, to madonna wannabe, to stripper wannabe, to Pussycat doll wannabe, to a black chick at one point, it’s so annoying. Poor hack.
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        “We are bad guys. That means we’ve got more to do other than bullying companies. It’s fun to lead a bad man’s life.”