Twilight  fans have a long night ahead of them on Nov. 15.
Twilight fans have a long night ahead of them on Nov. 15.

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"Twilight" fans have a long night ahead of them on Nov. 15.

Vampires and werewolves might not have a problem with staying up all night, but students who have to show up to school on Nov. 16 might be a bit groggy.

The movie series, based off Stephenie Meyer's successful books, comes to an end with the debut of "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2," and Frank Theatres Queensgate Stadium 13 has a big night planned.

It all starts in the afternoon with a five-movie marathon, beginning with "Twilight" at 12:30 p.m. Tickets to see all five movies are $20.

"I'm expecting a pretty good, sizeable crowd," said Kevin Scott, Queensgate Stadium 13 general manager. The final film will start at 10:05 p.m.

Scott said 10 p.m. is the new midnight in the industry. It's a change that came about after the movie theater shootings in Aurora, Col., that left 12 people dead.

For those who want to attend a traditional midnight showing, however, one will be available, but the movie marathon is the main attraction.

There is a mini-marathon that includes just the two parts of "Breaking Dawn," starting with "Part 1" at

7:30 p.m.

With the summer blockbuster season long gone, Queensgate is getting ready for the holiday season.

"Business for the holiday season starts this week," Scott said. The newest James Bond film, "Skyfall," arrives in theaters this week. "Breaking Dawn - Part 2" and Stephen Spielberg's Abraham Lincoln biopic, "Lincoln," follows in wide release, then comes "Life of Pi" and "Rise of the Guardians.


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December brings several literary classics to life, including "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" and "On the Road."


If you go

WHAT: "The Twilight Saga Marathon"

WHEN: Nov. 15

WHERE: Frank Theatres Queensgate Stadium 13, 2081 Springwood Road, York Township

DETAILS: Tickets to see all five movies are $20. The first film starts at 12:30 p.m. Tickets to see the two "Breaking Dawn" movies are $15. The first film starts at 7:30 p.m.


Meet FlipSide

FlipSide staff members will hang out with fans and live tweet the Nov. 15 premiere of "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2"

7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Frank Theatres Queensgate Stadium 13, 2067 Springwood Road, York Township. We'll also be collecting non-perishable food items to fill The NewsVroom this season. Drop off an item Nov. 15 for the York County Food Bank, and we'll enter you into a drawing for two tickets to see comedians Key and Peele Nov. 30 at Penn State York's Pullo Family Performing Arts Center. Heading to the premiere? Tweet with the hashtag #TwilightYork.


Imax progress

Work on an Imax screen at Queensgate Stadium 13 continues, general manager Kevin Scott said.

The theater's goal is to have it ready for the December premiere of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey."