The Twilight Saga: Eclipse - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Reviews

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Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
February 18, 2012
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Joshua Starnes
March 21, 2011
Eclipse's adolescent roots continue to shine through but for once they're made to work in the film's favor rather than against it. It's competent and only rarely silly and considering the hole the series has been in that's quite a feat.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
October 22, 2010
Eclipse surprises with (much needed) improvement; the first real blockbuster of the franchise.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Tim Martain
The Mercury
July 29, 2010
Eclipse reinvigorates the Twilight saga, giving the fans what they want as well as being good enough to keep casual viewers interested.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)
July 15, 2010
Manages to transcend the soapiness of its predecessors and work quite well as an engaging story about sacrifice, romance and, interestingly, the inner conflicts of the undead.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals
July 12, 2010
Was two hours' worth of such repetitive and overheated emotional triangulation really necessary--even for the demographic that'll be breathing hard over every frame?
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews
July 12, 2010
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, the third outing in the supernatural saga of high romance and higher camp, finally shows its fangs with a dazzling display of imagery to go along with a hurried sense of danger.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Allan Hunter
Daily Express (UK)
July 12, 2010
The film is a swirl of raging hormones, bitter jealousies and the aching grip of feelings that have yet to be physically consummated.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
July 9, 2010
brings a smoother, more confident style and tone that balances the romance and the violence in a way that gives the film more weight.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
James O'Brien
Daily Mail (UK)
July 8, 2010
It is a surprise to discover that the same territory here provides some serious entertainment.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Alex Zane
The Sun (UK)
July 8, 2010
A solid and frequently enjoyable film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Roz Laws
Birmingham Post
July 8, 2010
The good news is that the mood is a little lighter than in New Moon, which was full of teenage angst and suicide attempts. Edward and Bella even get to smile now and again and there's the occasional funny line.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Lara Martin
Digital Spy
July 8, 2010
It's a definite step up from New Moon and might even leave the harshest critics just a teeny bit excited about what's in store come the two-part Breaking Dawn... The countdown to November 2011 begins...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Robbie Collin
News of the World
July 8, 2010
More pouting, mumbling and gazing into the distance, mainly. But hey. NOBODY does it better than these guys.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Anne Thompson
July 7, 2010
All three actors are comfortable with their characters, and Slade finds the right balance of action and romance; the story feels organic. Some of the dialogue is earnest and silly, but the core strength of the Stephenie Meyer novels is here: the battle be
Read More | Original Score: B+
Jane Crowther
Total Film
July 7, 2010
Not as good as Twilight, not as bad as New Moon, Eclipse is decent teen cinema that will thrill fans and mollify their accompaniers. Can't wait for the caesarean-by- teeth in the next one...
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Catherine Collins
Sky Movies
July 7, 2010
The franchise has finally produced a movie that all will be able to enjoy -- even hard-done-by boyfriends who've been dragged kicking and screaming to see it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly
July 7, 2010
It's a nice mix of comedy and action, especially with the running gag of Jacob appearing shirtless early and often so Jacob fanatics can howl about his hot abs.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Matthew Turner
July 6, 2010
Eclipse isn't afraid to poke fun at itself and there's a fair amount of self-referential humour in the film, something that was painfully absent from Twilight and New Moon.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Will Lawrence
Empire Magazine
July 6, 2010
By far the best Twilight film to date, Slade should satisfy the fan base while opening up the series to more sceptical viewers...
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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