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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 Reviews

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February 1, 2017
Part 2 the best out the lot!
February 1, 2017
It's worth is for that fight scene. The fight scene that never happened in the book and that you never saw coming. They just put it in this fucking film and it made it worthwhile.
January 17, 2017
Surprisingly good. I believe I only saw the first two of this franchise and then never saw the rest. I still don't know if I'll see the rest...

Minus one star for whatever cgi effect they used for the baby and the Renesme - uber creepy!
½ January 16, 2017
The whole vampire and wolf thing wasn't enough now they have to have some kind of super hero like power. Ehh.
December 29, 2016
Just want to start off saying that I was not expecting anything spectacular out of this installment at all, none of the Twilight movies really blew me away. Nevertheless, the series was ending and I was anxious on how they would "fix" the horror that was the 4th Twilight book. And let me tell you, I was not expecting to be as emotionally affected as I was.
The first half of the movie was pretty good, pretty same old same old Twilight with Bella and Edward. But we got some rly cool moments with new vampires, and Cullen family/Edward & Jacob banter. Not to mention the acting seemed to be much improved!
Now the second half/the battle is rly what hit me in the gut. As u know in the book, they talked out their situation which I thought was a major cop out... But in the film there is actually a battle.... And I actually cried. Seriously, I NEVER EVER thought I'd cry in a Twilight film. I teared up, was shaking, in shock, and angry because of the battle. So intense. Once I got thro that, I was okay. The ending I thought was quite beautiful, they showed each actor that was in the entire saga. So without giving stuff away, I would just urge anyone to see it.
Super Reviewer
December 24, 2016
I'm surprised that this final chapter does have something to say after many movies about nothing, but while things do happen for a change and the climax is urgent and exciting, we are hit by a ridiculous twist that makes it collapse entirely to the ground. At least it is finally over.
November 6, 2016
I Cannot Believe How Terrible This Was. A Bunch Of New Characters Thrown Into The Mix Right At The Very End, So You Have To Sift Through All Their Back-Stories In Tedious & Soapie-Styled Acting Fashion. The Final Showdown In The Snow Plains Of The Canadian Rockies Just Make You Go "Right, Can We Just Get This Over With Already!!?"..After A Load Of Speeches, Brooding Looks..It All Ends In Carnage. Finally Done. Over & Finished With. What A Slog.
½ October 15, 2016
My favourite of all of them. Full of action. Brilliant film.
½ October 11, 2016
Best one

But still trash
Super Reviewer
½ October 4, 2016
Bella awakens to her new life as a vampire, her eyes now glowing red and her complexion pale and delicate. She picks up things she has never noticed before, her senses alive and super charged for the first time. Her vision has pinpoint accuracy, her hearing detects the tiniest sounds and her agility is now superhuman. She runs off into the forest with Edward to experience her new vampiric abilities. As she sprints through the trees at top speed, she sees nature in all its beauty, like never before with her new vampire vision. Everything can be seen in slow motion, the insects flying, the flowers blooming, she can hear various small wildlife buzzing, clicking and calling.

Yes, nature and its creatures seen and heard for the first time perfectly in all their glory, beauty, majesty...and then she rips out its throat.

The big finale to the epic 'Twilight' series finally dawns (hehe) upon us, the limp tale continues from where it left off. Unfortunately this means we go straight back into the vampire soap opera we had to put up with in the last deary instalment. Its not as bad as the last film in that sense, at least this time we have 'Bella' getting used to her new vampire skills and scowling EVEN more than normal. On the down side we still have Jacob sexually frustrated because he can't do it doggy style with Bella and lots of average young actors with lots of poorly done heavy face makeup.

The effects are still pretty damn ropy all the way through, the CGI is near laughable in most sequences with terrible special vampire skill sequences of super speed. The wolves look like cartoons and characters look like ragdolls when knocked about in the air or where ever.

Worst new effect must be the new born child, was that thing CGI? it bloody looked like it. Jesus that looked eerie, I think it was either a fully CGI baby or a real baby with a CGI face! good god!, no wonder everyone thought it was evil.

The plot on the whole is much more interesting than the last film, overall this film is better than the last as that was terrible. Its all just a prolonged build up to the big fight at the end, but even that isn't entirely as it seems. Anyway the fight has been talked about a lot but frankly I don't see why. Sure its probably the best thing in the entire franchise but its hardly worth waiting for. Plenty of heads being ripped off and arms torn from their sockets whilst vampires and wolves go down in a flurry of sparkly action, but in no way is any of it original or really exciting.

I thought the whole bit about gathering vampire friends from around the world quite amusing, basically a recruitment montage. Its fun but highly generic and cliched, the amazonian female vampires in their tribal outfits, never thought Egypt would have vampires, one bloke from the American Revolution period who doesn't shut up about it (you'd think he would have let that go after a few hundred years) and the hilariously cliched Irish vampires complete with flatcaps, scarfs and dowdy, drab clothes that looked like poor labourers.

I've said before this franchise isn't as bad as many say and I will still stand by that. The first film was OK, second was fair and third was a bit better than them both, best not to talk of the pointless fourth. Yes the film is still chock full of sulky looking younglings, cheesy ass panto style makeup, lots of brooding, lots of dialog about things only the book readers will know of (or if you can remember from the last films, I couldn't), characters that pop up outta nowhere (I lost track), vampires that look and dress like pupils from 'Hogwarts' and of course Miss Stewart doing her best grimacing/pouting ever!

As you can guess the fans will love and probably mums with their daughters too. The franchise was always just an excuse for mums/daughters/teen girls to see some fit firm young men in very very soft acceptable porn, tastefully done of course. I'm sure its close to the source material and it has been good in places but it is a weak romantic tale really, drawn out over five films.

And what is the deal with Jacob? the dude isn't romantically involved with Bella anymore, but he still wants it doesn't he, doesn't he? Bella still keeps him around why? for threesomes? just to look at his nice body? to abuse him? He gets a raw deal if you ask me, he gets to babysit their kid and generally be a dogsbody forever whilst watching Bella and Edward get it on. Maybe he likes that?

This final episode is like the first three, its average and just about kept my attention although the originality of the original is of course long gone. A nice end credits sequence ties everything up in a sweet lovable girly bow, but will we see more of this supernatural heartbreaker? or is it indeed finished...forever?
September 11, 2016
Good movie but not as good as the book.
September 6, 2016
Not seeing the last ?Twilight?, is like not seeing the last ?Harry Potter?. No matter how boring the first part was, you gotta give the second part a fighting chance. Let's just hope that it doesn't blows, which I doubt very seriously because part one was great just didn't like the fact that they end the movie RIGHT AT THE GOOD PART! UGH!!!! That's sooooo frustrating.
July 21, 2016
The only reason the movie is better than the book is for one reason. Even though it was a fake-out, at least they gave us an action scene instead of them showing up, they say two lines, and just leave!
Super Reviewer
July 18, 2016
By far the best in the series, I was never keen on watching these but eventually I did and even though I thought the others were average they never made me look forward to watching anymore and now the series is over i'm wanting more, The fight scene at the end was by far the best plus it's never as soppy or has any cheesy one liners what make you cringe, Don't understand why they had a child with a CGI face for the first half of the film, The ending will be a kick in the teeth to some but I really enjoyed it and I thought i'd be the last person to ever say that.
July 6, 2016
I just need the closure.
This god awful excuse for literature is finally over
June 25, 2016
Bella and Edward now fighting for their family, fighting for everything they could ever want.
½ June 8, 2016
Breaking Dawn is a huge step up from Part 1, but that doesn't mean anything because Part 1 is one of the worst movies I've ever seen. This movie had it's moments, but it isn't enough to make this a series worth watching again, the characters are still boring, the writing is still bad, and the CGI is still awful. The Twilight Saga is a bad and forgetful series that will not be remembered or watched in the far future.
June 1, 2016
Finished forever! You think?

Unless you've been living under a pop-culture rock for five years, it will come as no surprise that the final chapter release of Stephanie Myers uber-blockbusting Twilight franchise, Breaking Dawn Part 2 has secured 8th place highest grossing first weekend film of all time. But my question to all the twi-hard's out there; was it worth the split feature wait and the double admission price?

With the taboo love triangle between human, vampire and werewolf finally laid to rest, you would think the meaningful weary glances and uncomfortable stares would become a foggy human memory, but alas with the films focus on the precarious fate of half-blood abomination and the world's press focus on the off-screen romantic hiatus of the lead cast members, its business as usual for amateur dramatics.

Just in case the franchises garrulous five year advertising campaign has escaped your attention, here is the basic jist. Human Bella (Kristen Stewart) and Vampire Edward (Robert Pattinson) fall into forbidden love. A series of misunderstandings and miscommunications cause hiatus for three movies, but in the fourth the duo marry and all seems well, until the impossible happens and Bella painfully produces a progeny.
BD2 starts immediately after part 1; red-eyed new born vampire Bella must learn to control her thirst before meeting her bizarrely named and graphically questionable child Renesmee (Mackenzie Foy).

After accepting a bonding development between her daughter and ex-object of romantic contention, Jacob (Taylor Lautner) the family settles down into bliss with only the concerns of Renesmee's speedy growth to disturb their reverie.

When an unexpected visitor, cousin Irina (Maggie Grace) witnesses the child and jumps to the wrong conclusion, she inadvertently gives justifiable reason the self-proclaimed arbiters of all things undead to finally attack the family and acquire some coveted new recruits.
Facing irradiation, the Cullen clan recruits a motley band of relatives, friends and frenemies to attest that Renesmee is not a dreaded immortal child. But the menacing threat of the Volturi spurs the group to stand and protect, but if it comes to battle, who will survive?

With all twi-hard necessities present and accounted for (fervent yet chaste sex scene, a bare-chested Lautner, a sappy meadow make-out, and vamped-up vampire action), BD2 moves past its usual clichés to rediscover a lost element, humor. All bad graphics and questionable acting jokes aside, the wonderfully awkward moments, quirky one liners and intriguing (if not fully explored) introductory characters make this hands down the best and most natural chapter.

The Verdict: With a renewed sense of drama, BD2 culminates the series with a shocking final blow. A bittersweet farewell, this reviewer is not convinced producers and fans alike will let it be without exploring fringe character arcs further. My prediction, watch this space.

Published: The Queanbeyan Age
Date of Publication: 23/11/2012
May 27, 2016
Has a nice twist at the end, the ending itself is good,(do keep in mind, some people may find it disappointing, I found it a tad bit disappointing as well) and the last chapter (Breaking Dawn Part 2) in the many twilight movies, sends off the franchise (finally) in a good way.
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