All you have to do to feel good about the momentum surrounding Water for Elephants is search the key words “Water for Elephants” on twitter. 99% of the comments about the film are enthusiastic and positive. With Flixster showing a 93% approval from users, the movie is not only loved by hardcore fans but has become universally crowd-pleasing.
We asked our followers to tweet us adjectives that describe WFE:
— Water for Elephants (@H2OforElephants) April 24, 2011
10 was too limiting. The adjectives poured in:
Breathtaking, absofrickenfablutelymesmerizing, stupendous, amazing, wonderful, refreshing, captivating, epic, beautiful, sublime, the perfect getaway, sensational, emotional, touching, passionate, mesmerizing, authentic, emotional, historical, remarkable, moving, powerful, and more. 🙂
As if all this support wasn’t fabulous enough, a few celebrities have given WFE a shout out. Tom Cruise gave it retweet:
— Tom Cruise (@TomCruise) April 22, 2011
Kings of Leon bass guitarist, Jared Followill got his man crush on:
Just saw Water For Elephants. RPatz? My manties are trembling.
— Jared Followill (@youngfollowill) April 23, 2011
Chelsea Handler called out for girl power & the fellas that work on her show also enjoyed:
Tonight, I'm going to see my girl reese in water for elephants. Let's all go support one of the coolest girls I know. Girls for girls
— Chelsea Handler (@chelseahandler) April 22, 2011
@BradWollack I thought Water for Elephants was magical!
— Jeff Wild (@jiffywild) April 24, 2011
Zach Braff made an important note that prompted Kinker Jen to joke and say the movie should be called Whiskey for Elephants. Rosie needs an AA meeting! 😉
122 minutes. The Elephant never got any Water… so pissed.
— Zach Braff (@zachbraff) April 23, 2011
Rob’s sister Lizzy Pattinson also chimed in:
Water For Elephants. Loved it x
— Lizzy Pattinson (@LizzyPattinson) April 24, 2011
Joan Collins was impressed with Rob:
Bradley Cooper is superb in Limitless & Robert Pattinson teen idol is a terrif new leading man in Water 4 elephants
— Joan Collins (@joancollinsobe) April 24, 2011
Derek Hough & Lacey Schwimmer from Dancing With The Stars
Water for Elephants was a great film … I recommend it .
— Derek Hough (@derekhough) April 25, 2011
Water for Elephants? Yes please.
— Lacey Schwimmer (@LaceySchwimmer) April 23, 2011
Hugh! The bunnies watched WFE on Easter 🙂
"Water For Elephants" was an ideal Easter movie. it reminded me of films from my childhood. I loved it.
— Hugh Hefner (@hughhefner) April 25, 2011
Paris Hilton watched WFE with a posse!
— Paris Hilton (@ParisHilton) April 25, 2011
"Water For Elephants" was a great movie…only problem is I want an elephant now 😛
— Nicky Hilton (@NickyHilton) April 25, 2011
Roger Ebert already provided a thoughtful critique but came back on twitter to reality check some of those negative reviews:
Too many critics dumped on Robert Pattinson and lost sight of the elephant in the room. My kinder, gentler review: http://bit.ly/h4P0Wb
— Roger Ebert (@ebertchicago) April 23, 2011
And all this support is not going unnoticed by someone who deserves it:
Thank you for the great reactions today. It means a lot.
— Francis Lawrence (@Hibbits) April 22, 2011
Keep supporting Water for Elephants! Keep the buzz going and take your family and friends. You know they won’t be disappointed. 🙂