The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)
Critic Consensus: The Twilight Saga's second installment may satisfy hardcore fans of the series, but outsiders are likely to be turned off by its slow pace, relentlessly downcast tone, and excessive length.
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The supernatural tale of star-crossed lovers continues as the Cullen family flees Forks in order to protect Bella (Kristen Stewart), and the heartbroken high-school senior discovers that vampires aren't the only creatures in town. Realizing that Bella will never be safe as long as he's around, Edward (Robert Pattinson) makes the difficult decision to leave his beloved behind shortly after her 18th birthday. Reeling from her loss, Bella embraces self-destruction after being comforted by Edward's image during a moment of mortal peril. But as heavy-hearted as Bella may be, her old friend Jacob (Taylor Lautner) distracts her from her sorrows by helping her renovate a weather-beaten motorbike. When Bella encounters a former adversary with a sizable grudge, she's rescued from harm at the last second by pack of enormous, ferocious wolves. Subsequently delving into the history of the Quileutes, Bella discovers the secrets of Jacob's tribe while looking forward to a reunion with Edward that may have deadly consequences. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi … More
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Critic Reviews for The Twilight Saga: New Moon
So long as there are people, there will be love stories -- I hope they all feel as lush and lively as this one.
I am not ashamed to admit that I will be the first in line for Twilight part three.
Entertaining for what it is and the alpha male werewolves end up being a lot more fun than the brooding, moody vampires.
The brooding and sulking is so palpable in "New Moon," the latest film in the Twilight series, that you could probably cut it with a knife. If the filmmakers thought that this would be enough to carry a film for over two hours, they were sadly mistaken.
Ostensible heroine Bella is such a weak, needy, pathetic co-dependent who stirs up so much sh*t for those she purportedly loves that it's hard to muster much rooting interest for her.
Audience Reviews for The Twilight Saga: New Moon
First not horrible for what it is. Ive read the books just so i can make educated opinions on these kind of things. You know fangirls cant stand when you crush their movies if you havent seen them.
My favorite character in the book is Alice. And Ashley Greene continues to do a wonderful job in that role in the movies. More Alice please.
Robert Pattinson . . . wow . .lets just say I dont get it. Now that ive seen trailers for his new movie I even more dont get it. His acting seems just very bad. His dialogue and delivery are just painstakingly bad.
Taylor Lautner on the other hand given the same horrible words to speak seems to come across more sincere and more believable. Can you even believe stuff in a movie like this?
All and all seems like they are holding pretty steady to the books. The shapechangers in wolf form look bad ass. The fight scenes do give it a kinda mythical feel. 3 stars for at least staying pretty close to the books and for Ashley Greene :)
A slight improvement (almost insignificant though) over the previous movie, it has a few things that work, but the uninteresting main couple (along with Pattinson's inexpressive performance) and the cheesy dialogue get very tiresome after some time.
The second chapter of the Twilight saga is no better than its first. New Moon possesses no action, a visually satisfying scenery and a dull performance from the cast. The film drags along with its timely duration and slow pace. 2/5
The Twilight Saga: New Moon Quotes
|Caius:||We do not offer second chances...|
|Edward Cullen:||Leaving you was the hardest thing I've done in 100 years. I swear, I will never fail you again.|
|Emmett:||Dating an older women? Hot.|
|Edward Cullen:||Bella, will you marry me?|
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