Twit Wit: The 5 Best Tweets About Movies This Weekend


TV fans dominated Twitter this weekend as Jane Lynch hosted the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards and Ty Burrell, Julie Bowen, Julianna Margulies, Kyle Chandler, Melissa McCarthy, and Kate Winslet walked off with trophies. That's all well and good, but what did the Twitterati have to say about this weekend's box-office successes? We investigate and rank five key tweets.

5. Megan Amram

The Twitter wild card finally saw The Help, and it made her feel like a super-raunchy Jennifer Aniston.

Just saw "The Help" or, as I like to call it, HORRIBLE BOSSES!!Sat Sep 17 20:49:02 via Twitter for Android

4. Louis Peitzman

The California-based TV critic thinks The Lion King is one dimension away from justice.

I'm holding out for The Lion King 4D, where each audience member gets blamed for Mufasa's death.Tue Sep 13 16:03:58 via web

3. Louis Virtel

Yours truly thinks very highly of his Lion King tweet. LOVE ME OR HATE ME.

Why do all Disney villains look the same? I can't tell Scar from Jafar or Kevin Jonas.Sun Sep 18 04:27:52 via web

2. Funny Or Die

The humor site understands why you really want to see those beautiful, 3-D grasslands.

Medical marijuana is great for treating symptoms of headaches, nausea and "I want to see the Lion King 3D really high"Fri Sep 16 23:20:42 via web

1. Albert Brooks

Coming through with the only great Drive tweet in sight, Brooks finds a way to make his Gosling experience real without 3-D glasses.

Just came back from a morning showing of DRIVE. To make it like 3D I stabbed 6 people in the theater.Fri Sep 16 19:07:49 via HootSuite