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Twilight Reviews

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December 29, 2017
Without descending into camp, Pattinson undercuts earnest intensity with a deft, self-conscious wit.
March 9, 2017
The sequels became increasingly silly and overwrought but the original Twilight (2008) is actually kind of interesting even if you are not a devotee of the fan fic-turned-bestseller series.
November 13, 2012
Yes, it's strongly geared to the teen audience, but don't hold it against the filmmakers and go in with any preconceived notions and you'll find it a fun opening chapter of a new franchise.
Full Review | Original Score: 6.5/10
July 14, 2011
It's not the stunts and derring-do which excite the senses as much as the quiet chemistry between Stewart and Pattinson; that is guaranteed to get your blood up.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 4, 2011
Its built-in fanbase (thanks to the best-selling novel) is ready to swoon. I'm not one of those swooners but even I had a great time indulging in the earnest urgency.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
July 31, 2010 A densely erotic, twisted take on teen screen romance, Twilight zones out beneath the crushing weight of underage lust intensified and complicated by the excruciating abstention here of unorthodox vampire appetites.
March 10, 2010
...the film has been infused with a deliberate pace that proves instrumental in establishing (and perpetuating) the source material's very specific atmosphere.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 24, 2009
Romantic, smart, likable and often quite funny, without any tacked-on snarkiness or desperate hipness.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
November 23, 2009
Twilight is mostly elegantly put together, though anything having to do with the pack of bad vampires is disastrous...
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 30, 2009
It's hard not to get sucked in--if one can get past the sometimes hokey, melodramatic teenage dialogue.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 19, 2009
The genre has certainly come a long way from I Was a Teenage Werewolf.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
March 14, 2009
A densely erotic, twisted take on teen screen romance and underage rebel lust. And while not exactly the sexually suggestive The Man Who Came For Dinner, Twilight zones out on a defiant inter-species dating fantasy, Close Encounters Of The Thirst Kind.
January 6, 2009
I'm glad it wasn't that bad.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
January 4, 2009
Twilight is a must see and a must for a sequel. Can anyone say New Moon 2010?
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 20, 2008
Vampires and romance are nothing new, but Twilight gives them enough of a twist to make it interesting and the film delivers enough on that twist to make it far better than its outlying plot makes it sound.
December 19, 2008
I watched Twilight in a cinema full of young girls who, when they weren't texting friends and guzzling soft drinks, giggled, sighed and exhaled with a passion that was not only endearing, but a measure of its emotional truth.
December 19, 2008
A sometimes girlie swirl of obsession that will delight fans, this faithful adaptation is after teenage blood, and will most likely hit a box office artery.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 19, 2008
It's actually very well done, isn't it?
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
December 19, 2008
Some will find it all too polite, but compared to rival blockbuster exercises in explosive CGI mayhem, its character-based index of longing and protectiveness at least provides a viable alternative moodscape.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/6
December 19, 2008
Not quite the solid grounding a major new franchise needs, but a stylish and enjoyable supernatural emo romance.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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