The Twilight Saga: New Moon Synopsis
Recovering from a vampire attack Bella (Kristen Stewart)struggles to regain control of her life.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Fan-ready and saga-solid.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Why does “New Moon” basically work, even with its grave self-seriousness? A few reasons. Weitz lets the material breathe, and his actors...
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Kevin C. Johnson
May be one of the most fun-free, angst-ridden teens we've seen on the big screen in a long time.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Given this swoon-inducer, Summit Entertainment would be well-advised to set up fainting couches in the multiplex lobby and provide smelling...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Once again, the three young leads give committed performances, with Lautner's character allowed a larger share of the spotlight this time...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The werewolves have it all over the blood-suckers in The Twilight Saga: New Moon. When these oversize, hirsute creatures burst onto the...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Weitz takes a looser approach than the series’ last director, Catherine Hardwicke, did. He has a better sense of humor, too.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Let's just say it: It's great there's a movie that makes teenage girls scream. Half the movies Hollywood makes are designed to make teenage...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Ever since "True Blood" glamoured me, Twilight seems even more sexless and toothless. I prefer my undead with a little life in them.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Where the first film’s director, Catherine Hardwicke, plugged into Meyer’s vision of supernatural teenage lust with abandon, Chris Weitz is...
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NEW MOON. Fangless. Grade: C. (Based on advance VIP press preview - Thurs. 11/19)

Sequels sometimes have a hard time living up to their predecessor's fame(or infamy). NEW MOON eclipsed TWILIGHT in the CGI department, length, and in presentation. Starring Robert Pattinson, his...


By Daydream
Can it really be...that all the fairytales are true? New Moon stays true to the best-selling novel by Stephanie Meyer. The script focuses more on the emotions behind the loss of your true love, with...

I loved it

By vicky82611
Im in love with this movie and jacob! it was 2038749283798234x's better then twilight i recomend it to EVERYONE. it was heartbreakng,funny, exciting and more all in one movie. and taylor lautner is...

If you enjoyed Twilight at all...

By mbaker2007
... you should see this movie. The Twilight saga has received a lot of criticism--too boring, I read once, and too formulaic--but if you were willing to endure the first movie's inexplicable quirks...

Five Word Review

By robpatz
awesome romantic great fantastic funny...

I hope it follows the book better than the first

By celituner
I loved the books and I really look forward to seeing New Moon. the trailer looks good. I really want it to follow the book more closely than the first....


By zigzagY305
this movie was fantastic. so much better than the first. though i am not particularly fond of kristen stewarts acting, i think she did an excellent job playing this role in the movie. it really shows...


By jserrano761
SO im reading all the bad reviews that "New Moon" is receiving and it just dumbfounds me how idiotic people really are. The reviews claim that the reason critics are slamming it is because Edward was...

Ok so here it is...

By billsquiggly
I work for Summit, so I've obviously seen the rough cut of the movie, and I have to say it doesn't live up to par with anything people are expecting. In all honesty, the computer graphics and...

Amazing ... mainly for Twilight books fans!

By re2009
New moon is amazing!! The director did a great job showing in the movie the best parts of the book ... there are action, sadness, tension, love ... simply great!! All Twilight fans will love it. And...

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Rated PG-13 | For some violence and action
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Twilight sequel has more obsession, action, wolves.
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