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The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)

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As a string of mysterious killings grips Seattle, Bella, whose high school graduation is fast approaching, is forced to choose between her love for vampire Edward and her friendship with werewolf Jacob.

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Bella once again finds herself surrounded by danger as Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge. In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward and her friendship with Jacob -- knowing that her decision has the potential to ignite the struggle between vampire and werewolf. With her graduation quickly approaching, Bella is confronted with the most important decision of her life. Written by Summit Entertainment

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action and violence, and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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30 June 2010 (USA)  »

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$68,000,000 (estimated)

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£13,756,653 (UK) (9 July 2010)

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$300,523,113 (USA) (15 October 2010)
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The scene that Ashley Greene was anticipating the most to film is "the big fight scene". See more »

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In the opening scene in the meadow when Bella pushes Edward to the ground, his hand is on her neck, but when the camera changes to the side angle, his hand is on her waist. See more »

Quotes

Bella Swan: [Jake just found out Bella plans to marry Edward] Jake, please!
Jacob Black: [seething with fury] I'm done! I am so done!
Bella Swan: [wanting to make things right] What can I do?
Jacob Black: You can't do anything. I can, by going out there and killing something!
[continues walking away]
Bella Swan: [shaky with intense emotion, stammers a little] No! You're not thinking clearly! Don't do that!
Jacob Black: Maybe I'll get myself killed and make it simple for you.
Bella Swan: No! Just, Jake, stay!
Jacob Black: Why?
[walks towards her]
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Performed by The Black Keys
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Tedious boring and meaningless
6 July 2010 | by (Reading, PA) – See all my reviews

As bad as the first Twilight was this is a whole new level. The bland and tedious characters lack chemistry, life, personality which sort of makes sense because most of them are undead.

The film continues Bella's meaningless coin flip decision between Jacob the skin-walker (I refuse to refer to these as werewolves) and Edward the fairy. Every sentence out each character's mouth, particularly the main characters, is stilted and stale. They can't even articulate their lines let alone deliver them with any depth - not that there is any depth to the script or story here, there isn't.

Even the fights are bland with vampires getting snapped apart like they were porcelain dolls and the only main threat of the movie - an army of New Born vampires - ending up being overcome with GREAT EASE. Also the division of the skin-walkers and "vampires" is suddenly bridged, there's no exploration of the issues between their kind or how to resolve them, just a randomly quick decision to work together despite the fact they hated each other a moment ago.

The film's focus, instead of the parts that might have proved interesting, is in the emotionless and empty romance between two obscenely pale individuals and the muscular third wheel. Any attraction I could have had to Kristen Stewart is erased by her terrible delivery, empty eyed stare and general lack of emotion.

Bland from start to finish and painful to anyone who genuinely likes good films. If you are brave enough to see it I recommend drinking something that will erase the memory and numb the pain afterward.


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