Movie Review: Twilight: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 Is a Finale As Lifeless As Its Heroes

Just a little over a year ago, many of us marveled at the impressive manner in which Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 concluded its momentous film series. A popular children’s franchise, after some awkward first steps, had grown up and into a dark, twisted epic and concluded with breathtaking finality, its young actors finally filling out their onscreen personae as young men and women. Alas, the same cannot be said of Breaking Dawn – Part 2, the final installment in the popular Twilight film run. If anything, this series has gotten dumber and more inert as it has progressed, with this last one finally reaching over into an extended wallow in camp. Forget the multiple, cascading and intertangling plotlines of the Harry Potter series; Breaking Dawn struggles to keep even just one ball in the air. It didn’t necessarily have to be like this. Read More...


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