The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2

Rating: 3 of 5  

I don’t even know what to say. And it’s not because I was shocked by the twist ending because I was surprised at how it manifest itself but I was also expecting something. spoiler ¬ĽAs soon as Jasper died I knew it wasn’t real. I mean, maybe they could get away with . . . → more

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1

Rating: 2.75 of 5  

I am definitely in the minority, and I realize that. Breaking Dawn is on track to make $140M this weekend (proving the power of women at the box office when they’re captivated). Many of them will probably see this two or three times or more, but I didn’t love it.

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The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

Rating: 2.75 of 5  

I think, though still flawed, Eclipse is the best of the Twilight films thus far.

Before I even begin I should say that it’s my favorite book. I like how romantic it is and I like Jacob and Edward talking in the tent and the whole little kerfuffle about gifts.

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The Twilight Saga: New Moon

Rating: 2.5 of 5  

It’s amazing what a good director can do.

When I saw New Moon, I have to admit I was afraid to get my hopes up. Twilight was just so poorly done and the books are so badly written, but the characters are incredibly engaging and the trailers look fun and exciting. Also, . . . → more

Twilight

Rating: 1.25 of 5  

Cinematically flawed, and in frustrating and easily avoidable ways that I unequivocally blame Catherine Hardwicke for, and a little bit Summit for hiring her.

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I think the biggest problem is they made a movie for the fans. And you can’t do that and expect to get a good film. I think . . . → more