This might be my shortest review yet. Let’s start with the good first. The soundtrack I thought was decent, as well as Michael Sheen who had like 5 minutes of screen time. Dakota Fanning had about 45 seconds to show her face. That is about it. Acting is worse than first part. Pretty much every scene is cheezy and cliched with dialogues heard over a million times. The so called hyped special effects turned out to be something from a tv show.
Everyone is saying this movie is true to the book, and it might be, but the way its been approached with some really crappy editing and poorly directed shots, it makes the book look really bad. Why can’t the producers make this as good as the harry potter series or any other book to movie adaptation. The scene where Taylor Lautner removes his shirt off in slow motion to stop Kristen Stewart‘s head from bleeding was very funny that the audience, the so called fans of the book were laughing too. Another scene where Edward and Bella and eloping in the forest again in slow motion sequence, was just too laughable.
How important are dialogues to a film. Every line that Bella or Edward or Jacob says has been said in every movie made by hollywood literally. If the producers can’t make a good movie, then they should not waste everyone’s time in creating a hype that will be looked upon as fans as an insult to their favorite book. Why doesn’t anyone want to make this movie good enough so that all non fans would love it too. Trying to squeeze every cent from the audience is not going to salvage any pride for this film which will be forgotten the moment the movie starts.
The film made all the vampire and werewolves related movies look like some of the greatest movies in this genre. And worst of all, I can’t believe that the cast members think they are doing something great by acting in this movie. A piece of advice, you may never have an acting career after Twilight is done,dusted and forgotten, so get out while you still can.