First Official Eclipse Reviews!

June 27, 2010

Riley Character Poster Eclipse Movie - Click to enlargeWhile we’ve previously heard from a few lucky fans that Eclipse is the best Twilight movie yet, all the major publications haven’t released reviews — until now.  The Hollywood Reporter gives it a very positive review, saying:

The three leads shine under his direction. Stewart anchors everything with a finely tuned if not slightly underplayed performance that catches her character in moments of doubt about the course and the man she has chosen. Pattinson makes you forget the white makeup and weird eye contact lenses to concentrate on a person torn over his love for a woman and the sacrifice he knows she will have to make to stay with him. But it’s Lautner who nearly steals the movie with his ripped muscle and steely acting. He definitely has the “it” factor Hollywood always looks for.

Meanwhile, Variety really liked it too, saying:

“Eclipse” feels the most cinematic of the series so far, taking scenes out of the lunchroom and Swan house as much as possible. Slade shares Hardwicke’s aesthetic of using dramatic aerial photography to give the otherwise intimate tale a more epic sweep, and expands on it by repeatedly lining up the various clans like the subjects of a Vanity Fair cover shoot, their iconic group poses helping to make the movie seem as big as its following.

2 for 2 so far!  Not bad at all…

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3 Responses to “First Official Eclipse Reviews!”

  1. yuliantip06 Says:

    i think eclipse better than new moon :D


  2. Cletus P Stillwater Jr Says:

    I didn’t like the movie one bit


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