‘Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2′: Review Round-Up [Video]

The final part of the “Twilight Saga” hit cinemas on Thursday evening.

“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2,” the fifth movie in the adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s teenage vampire tale, was expected to break box office records, with great sum of $150 million in projected sales this weekend.

In the last part of the sequel Ms Cullen did transform into a vampire, and she is no longer dealing with the most sickening pregnancy and delivery ever put on film.

According to Rotten Tomatoes, the just released picture, starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, was approved by 88 percent of viewers and received 49 percent of positive reviews from critics.

“’Breaking Dawn – Part 2′ is the best of the series, despite the terrible CGI, mediocre dialogue and constant reminder of this is nothing but a love triangle between two guys and girl,” writes Wilson Moralesof Black Film.

John Wirt of Advocate partially agrees with his colleague, saying: “Breaking Dawn – Part 2 isn’t the best Twilight Saga movie, but it does contain the best Twilight battle.”

ScreenRant critic Ben Kendric concluded: “Breaking Dawn – Part 2 isn’t the best Twilight Saga movie, but it does contain the best Twilight battle.”

Unfortunately for the picture’s distributes, Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment, “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2” has become a perfect movie for 51 percent of critics.

“It is over. You say nothing is over until we say it is over? The long national nightmare ends not with a bang or a thud but with one of the biggest FUs in Cinematic history,” writes of the vampire tale Michelle Alexandriaof Eclipse Magazine.

Tim Martain of The Mercure mentioned: “The Twilight Saga has finally ended, not with a triumphant roar but with the self-satisfied mumble of an inconsiderate lover rolling over and breaking wind as they fall asleep.”

“Fans will find a lot to love with Breaking Dawn Part 2, both expected and unexpected, and critics will find a non-stop checklist of laughable dialogue, poor acting and sub-par special effects,” commented Rob Hunterof Film School Rejects.

However, in New York, there were crowds of Twilight fans at some theaters. There were few lines or other signs of fan fervor, and the mania did not seem to match that for “Harry Potter” or “The Hunger Games,” two other recent youth phenomena.

The screen version of the last Meyer’s book was highly expected to win record box office numbers, but the movie has earned only $30.4 million nationwide at 10 p.m. and midnight screenings on Thursday.

Wayne Dominici, 19, arrived at a theatre around 4 p.m. to get a prime seat with his mother, Nancy Soto, 43, a social worker from Roselle. “We want to see what happens next,” he said.

Kim Head, 26, an employee at Jacques Torres Chocolate in TriBeCa, explained her desire to watch the film.

“I like the innocence of it,” she said. “I like that I feel like I’m 16 again. I feel like I’m re-virginized.”

The picture’s predecessor “Breaking Dawn Part 1″ debuted to USD 138.1 million on the same weekend a year ago and in November 2009, “New Moon” opened to USD 142.8 million, Business Standard reports.

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