Skip to main content

Movie Review: Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 2 (Repost)

Lately I am seeing a lot of horror and mystery movies being shown on cable channels one of which is the "Twilight" series.  Oh it's Halloween that's why!

Though I don't consider the "Twilight" movie series as a horror movies series.  For me it's more of a love story rather than horror.  Anyway let me share my personal review about  the last installment of the Twilight movie which I originally posted last November 2012 to my other blog "The Lucky Blog". 


MACKENZIEFOY1I’m glad Aro backed out or I’ll never forgive him for snapping the head of Carlisle Cullen – the vampire character I love most in this saga (next is Emmett).  I might ended up as a Volturi hunter.  Whoops! I’m definitely been carried by the vampire hype.

Ok before we go further, let me mention that I will not be using review scores here like 8 out of 10 or something like that.  My movie reviews will all be based on what goes on my (un)opinionated movie-lover brain and heart.  I’m not an expert in doing movie reviews but I’m giving myself the authority to make my own review simply because I like watching mixture of movies and analyzing them afterwards.  Consider it us my outspoken personal views.

Now, the problem with movies that are based on novels or books are, you can’t give them a perfect score if you are using one.  You will always have the tendency to compare them to the one you read right?  And it’s quite impossible to put every bit of details that we read from the book into a two-hour movie especially if it is a saga.  I’m sure everybody will agree that “bestseller” is an understatement for this Stephenie Meyer creation.

What I like most about the movie.
(Apart from Jacob Black’s abs) The fight scene!  It was magnificently cinematic! Vampires and wolves flying in acrobatic fights, head snapping then burnt whoa! that’s something new in the category called violence! lol.  However, the vampire’s unique abilities and defenses reminds me of the movie X-Men where each mutant possess a unique power.  So that point is not unique at all.

Michael Sheen’s (Aro) scene where he’s reading the mind of Ashley Greene (Alice) and knowing that he's going to be defeated by no other than the lover tandem of Edward and Bella was superb.  His backing out of the fight was entertainingly funny.  It got a lot of “I did not see that coming!” from the crowd.  Woot woot applause applause!

The image inserted here (Mackenzie Foy) is also my most like among the casts promotional photos.  Her face looks perfect for the role/name Renesmee.

What I like less about the movie.
(Apart from Kristen Stewart’s (no)acting) It has a very simple plot and it was drag down to an eternity of discussions and slow walks from the over dressed Volturi. I love the jackets of the Cullen clan by the way.  If in reality the vampire Alice is their fashion consultant, she really has a good taste.  Anyway going back to the simple plot.  The plot of this last installment could have been easily injected into the first movie or to simply say, it should have been just one movie for the last book.  The fans need not wait a year for this.  Their saga should have ended last year.  But for obvious reasons we all know why. 

I say this last installment is especially made to make Twilight fanatics swoon and go home happy.  And if you’re somebody who haven't read the book or watch the first movie installments I strongly suggest not to watch this movie because you will just end up frustrated.  It’s a prerequisite to do so.  Just like Harry Potter you will not totally understand and appreciate the movie version unless you read the book.

So finally the saga has ended (did it really huh?). That future scene envisioned by Alice with the beautiful grown-up Renesmee and Jacob is such a good start for another “weirdos” love story (half human/half vampire ♥ half man/half dog) that I’m sure hopeless romantic fans will all be oh so willing to embrace.

Ok that’s kinda big spoiler for those who haven’t watched it yet. Lucky me! I viewed it on the first day it officially opened in Philippine cinemas - exclusive screening it is courtesy of and Wacoal! Thanks guys!

Photo source: Google images.


  1. Watched Breaking dawn last Monday! And sure, I agree that the plot is simple but the fight scene is indeed superb! Umiyak ako nun napatay si Carlisle, haha! May gigil factor di ba? At super katawa yun face ni Aro nun sinabi nyang "my dear, there is no danger here.." Nakakaloka! Favorite kakampi ko si Alice ever since, at favorite kalaban ko si Jane! Spoiler din aketch! Hindi ako naka-get over sa movie e, haha

  2. Congrats sayo sa exclusive screening :) Di ko muna binasa tong post mo. Di ko pa napapanood ang movie e :) Pero nabasa ko yung comment ni Ms. Joanne. Saklap lang! :'(

  3. well, after watching the movie, I must say that I liked the first one better:)

  4. HAHA i've been hearing a lot of great reviews for this movie i bet this should be on my movielist but then i still need to watch previous movies cause i havent watch any of it

  5. And finally, the new definition of "Forever" - Vampire!

    Nice Review Ms Balut!

  6. Di daw sya expert, pero ano ang tawag mo dito sa movie review mo? Hehe. Galeng, one of the best review I've ever read hehe, usually kasi di ako nagbabasa about movie reviews coz I find it boring and I'd rather watch the movie myself then make my own review hehe. Congrats for blog achievements, just lucky or is it fate? ;)

  7. I read all the books and for me the last movie leave a good impression. I guess with the fight scene it was epic and cinematic:)

  8. I love the movie! Well done, with great visuals and an epic twist :) Perfect to end the series :)

  9. Oh Bella Swan. Though, I'm really not a fan.

  10. Medyo hindi ko muna binasa kasi hindi ko pa talaga napapanuod ng buo ang pelikula. Pero sabi ng marami eh worthy ang huling movie ng Twilight. Looking forward this sunday na mapanuod ko na ito ng buo :))

  11. Di ko napanood sa sine to e. Ida download ko na lang pag available na.

  12. fight scene lang nagustuhan ko. at ang weird nong computerized baby. nakakatakot tingna. complete na kasi yung ngipin.

  13. Hindi ko to napanood, pero ang ganda daw sobra ng twist. At natawa naman ako, spoiler nga to kung nabasa to nung mga taong by then e hindi pa nakanood! :))

    Have a good day po! ^^

  14. :) super like ang twist. though i agree na ang simple ng plot considering it's the last one, supposedly. predictable. pero it's really funny.

  15. hala may mga trolls ka sa comments...

    agree ako sa what you don't like about the film... mas keri ko ung movie after this...

    1. Thanks for the comment Senyor I already deleted the "troll" comments. I did not noticed them when I re-posted.

  16. Woot!? I'm not a big fan of the Twilight Saga, pero I also love the last installment. Astig ang tagisan ng lakas ng mga vampires!


Post a Comment

Comment moderation is temporarily enabled by author due to detected threats. Sorry for the inconvenience. Thank you.

Popular posts from this blog

Missionaries of Charity Home of Joy for the Sick Children

“this place will break your heart, will make you cry, will make you want to reach out, and will make you feel grateful & thankful, all at the same time…”   They are located at: 1030 Tayuman Street, Tondo, Manila. Their telephone number is (+632) 255-0832 and the contact person is Sister Anselm. I wrote that caption in this same season last year, my first time to visit a place called “Missionaries of Charity Home of Joy for the Sick Children”.  I was with a  group of friends along with our respective families.  I could never be thankful enough to our friend Rupert and his family for leading us to this place.  It was not my first time to do a charity visit to an orphanage and I sort of wonder why we were “brief” that this is for special children.  I only realized what that briefing is about when I see for myself how “special” these children are.  I apologize if this may not sound good to some, but the sight of the sick children is heartbreaking.  I tried to look tough and not to

10 Sunglasses from Firmoo Optical Store for Giveaway

We all enjoyed my previous guessing game fun here even without prices at stake and I really thank you all for that!  You are all truly awesome.  Now it's time to move to another level of fun and this time there will be prices at stake!  Welcome to my first ever giveaway hosting, please join the fun and excitement! Summer or not we definitely need that daily eye protection.  I’m sure everyone is continuously looking for that comfortable, fashionable but affordable pair of sunglasses.  You need not look further because right here is your chance to win one perfect pair of sunglasses that you are looking for! The world’s most popular online eyeglass store, together with my two blogs, Balut Manila and Run! and Keep on Running is giving away TEN (10) eyeglasses! Yep you read it right TEN it is! Before we go to the mechanic details let me give you a gist as to where your prices will be coming from.  My awesome sponsor, is the emerging global online optic

Go Kart at SM Mall of Asia Amusement Complex

I’m doing my usual morning run at the SM Mall of Asia bay side when I spotted this area.  It kind of caught me by surprise seeing this area as colorful and lively because I remember during my last run, this area is used to be surrounded with iron sheets coverings, the same thing when there’s something being constructed inside the coverings.  And then I remembered that I had a short break from my morning run.  It seems like this activity is launched while I was on short break from my morning run.   As usual, every time I see something new that looks exciting, I am excited to share the info to you all.  So for those who are into cars and driving, this one’s for you! “Go Kart” ! It is located along the breakwaters of Manila Bay at the SM Mall of Asia Amusement Complex just right after the The Giant Ferris Wheel/The MOA Eye .  Locational Photo The fee and basic rules Fun and Safety Rules are properly posted in the area but to give you some advance info on what to wear