The Twilight Saga: New Moon Reviews

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November 17, 2011
May 6, 2011
So long as there are people, there will be love stories -- I hope they all feel as lush and lively as this one.
December 7, 2009
I am not ashamed to admit that I will be the first in line for Twilight part three.
November 24, 2009
If only director Chris Weitz had managed to tease out the real drama -- Bella's fear of aging -- instead of a tired one.
November 24, 2009
A landmark cinematic event in 280 words, or one for every $500,000 of weekend box office.
November 23, 2009
It has an amazing kind of emotional integrity and intensity.
November 23, 2009
Weitz's pacing is so limp you're going to need the electricity generated by a live audience to keep from yelling, "Hurry it up!"
November 20, 2009
A big bowl of adolescent romantic mush garnished with horror-lite action scenes and a rushed road trip, The Twilight Saga: New Moon is a mess.
November 20, 2009
Memo to director Chris Weitz and screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg: Just because you make a movie about vampires doesn't mean you suck the life out of your story.
November 20, 2009
The movie's script and production values represent a big step up from the nearly unwatchable predecessor and make it suitable viewing even for people who aren't Twilight nerds.
November 20, 2009
'New Moon' is little more than a skilful soap opera, but it's still enjoyable escapism - even if you're old and wise enough to see through it.
November 20, 2009
The boys preen while the girl sulks. And pouts. And sulks. And pouts.
November 20, 2009
Pseudo-religious nonsense, with fangs.
November 19, 2009
'New Moon' is also a less pretentious movie than its predecessor. Writer Melissa Rosenberg, who wrote the screenplay for 'Twilight' as well, has loosened up a bit...
November 19, 2009
New Moon offers few of the juicy, go-for-broke romantic pleasures of its predecessor, and the movie is so badly shaped that it's hard not to blame Weitz as a director.
November 19, 2009
Alone of all the earnest players in this turgidly euphemistic melodrama, Sheen seems to grasp that the only way you can keep a straight face through this choked-up virginity is to carry it way into camp.
November 19, 2009
The big tease turns into the long goodbye in The Twilight Saga: New Moon.
November 19, 2009
After a terrifically enjoyable start, the Twilight series is settling into a somewhat predictable groove, with its tragi-romantic motif of not having sex becoming a bit gimmicky and worn.
November 19, 2009
Twihards will appreciate director Chris Weitz's faithfulness to the source text, even as he improves on it.
November 19, 2009
What a bloated, self-important, crashing bore!
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