The Twilight Saga's Eclipse Reviews

The Twilight Saga's Eclipse


Genre :

Romance, Thriller, Drama

Release Date :

June 30, 2010

MPAA Rating :


Director :

David Slade

Starring :

Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner, Ashley Greene, Jackson Rathbone, Nikki Reed, Kellan Lutz, Elizabeth Reaser, Peter Facinelli, Alex Meraz, Bryce Dallas Howard, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Billy Burke, Sarah Clarke, Dakota Fanning, Boobo

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

2.5 of 4

“..why the bloodsucker and the wolf boy treat Bella as if she's the cat's meow is still a mystery..”
by Kevin C. Johnson [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
3 of 5

“..What elevates "Eclipse" above the previous "Twilight" films is that it doesn't take itself so seriously, and Slade doesn't allow his stars to..”
by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic]
2 of 4

“..this film will not win over any casual fans or newcomers..”
by Jeff Vice [Deseret News]
3 of 5

“..The truth is, almost everyone planning to see "Eclipse" will know how things end before the opening credits even appear..”
by Elizabeth Weitzman [NY Daily News]
“..The pleasant surprise this time around is that the result finally feels more like the blockbuster this top-earning franchise deserves..”
by Peter Debruge [Variety]
2 of 4

“..The movies are interesting without ever being good..”
by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
3 of 4

“..the first Twilight film that feels like a real movie in its own right, not just a spin-off from a mass literary cult..”
by Liam Lacey [Globe and Mail]
2 of 4

“..pretty much more of the same..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
Review rate : C-

“..Kind of like snatching off a Band-Aid, rather than tugging it slowly..”
by Steve Persall [St. Petersburg Times]
2 of 4

“..Faint praise, indeed. And also misleading..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
2.5 of 4

“..Eclipse, like its two predecessors, is ham-fisted and obvious, a mass-market entertainment with a frustrating lack of imagination..”
by Rene Rodriguez [Miami Herald]
2.5 of 4

“..easily the least compelling, least fun entry in the saga thus far..”
by Steven Rea [Philadelphia Inquirer]
Review rate : B+

“..compulsively watchable..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
“..a more robustly entertaining film than either of its predecessors..”
by A.O. Scott [NY Times]
“.."Eclipse" looks primed to be the most successful film yet in Summit Entertainment's franchise..”
by Kirk Honeycutt [Hollywood Reporter]
3 of 4

“.."Eclipse" is the brightest chapter in the series so far..”
by Colin Covert [Minneapolis Star Tribune]
2.5 of 4

“.."Eclipse" is easily the best movie of the three, but that's not saying a lot..”
by Moira Macdonald [Seattle Times]

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