Twit Wit: The Best 5 Tweets About Movies This Weekend


It was an underwhelming weekend at the box office, but that didn't stop Twitter from reacting to the fancy-free stylings of Footloose, the terror of The Thing and even the already-forgotten The Big Year. We've racked up the best five tweets about movies this weekend -- and the most dubious telegrams comes from one of the film's own stars.

5. Wil Wheaton invents his own Zagat-style rubric when evaluating The Thing.

Anne and I saw The Thing tonight. I loved it. I rate it 4.5 out of 5 horrifying monsters.
Oct 17 via Plume FavoriteRetweetReply

4. Ken Jennings was traveling this weekend, but don't worry, he kept us abreast of the grim cinematic pickings at his fingertips.

"Our in-flight movies today will be Mr. Popper's Penguins and Zookeeper." I wonder if United is seeing an uptick in in-flight suicides.
Oct 16 via Twitter for iPhoneFavoriteRetweetReply

3. Comedian Billy Eichner has an important question for James Lipton.

How is there not an Inside the Actor's Studio with Julianne Hough?
Oct 15 via webFavoriteRetweetReply

2. Glee producer Michael Hitchcock summed up the justice-seeking instincts of Kenny Wormald pretty succinctly. More like William Jennings Grindin'!

Spoiler Alert: the "Footloose" kids got dancing legalized again. Sort of.
Oct 17 via webFavoriteRetweetReply

1. Yes, it's a few days old, but Steve Martin's ambivalence about properly promoting The Big Year kept us laughing all the way up to its unfortunate opening weekend.

Okay, got it figured out. The movie is The Big Year. I play a character called "Year." Wait, that's not right. Let me get back to you.
Oct 10 via webFavoriteRetweetReply