Putting aside the bias of enjoying Teen Paranormal Romances, BEAUTIFUL CREATURES was a surprising addition to the movie genre.  It cast little-known leads who display more brains than beauty (meant as a compliment), it was written and directed with talent and skill, photographed beautifully, with good visual effects.  The estimated budget on IMDB is $60M and the US total gross so far is about $19.5M, which means that it was not a box office success.  The movie just came out on video, On Demand…etc so it should expect more revenue, but with the book being just the first of a long series, it does not seem like there are plans to make a sequel to the movie. Continue Reading