In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'Breaking Dawn - Part 2,' 'Silver Linings Playbook,' 'Anna Karenina' and More
What THR's critics say about the movies opening this week.
Twilight fans will finally get to see how the romance between Bella Swan and Edward Cullen plays out on the big screen.
The fifth and final installment of the vampire franchise adapted from Stephenie Meyer's The Twilight Saga novels hits theaters this weekend, and the cast has been hyping a shocking ending to the series. Breaking Dawn -- Part 2, directed by Bill Condon, stars Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner.
The vampire romance picks up where it left off in Breaking Dawn -- Part 1. After Bella (Stewart) has given birth, she awakens as a new vampire. Now Bella and Edward have to protect their newborn from a false allegation that puts the whole family in danger.
Meanwhile, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Robert De Niro star in David O. Russell's comedy romance about two people struggling to rebuild their lives.
The film -- which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival -- is adapted from Matthew Quick's 2008 novel and follows former teacher Pat Solitano (Cooper), who, after getting out of a mental institution, moves back to his parents' house. His life turns around after meeting the mysterious Tiffany (Lawrence).
Read what The Hollywood Reporter's film critics have to say about all the films opening this weekend and find out how they are expected to perform at the box office.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -- Part 2
The last film adaptation of Meyer's beloved book series opens Nov. 16. Read Todd McCarthy's review here.
Silver Linings Playbook
Writer-director Russell's return to comedy features an ace ensemble cast that includes Cooper, Lawrence, De Niro, Jacki Weaver and Chris Tucker. Read David Rooney's review here.
Keira Knightley, Jude Law and Aaron Taylor-Johnson star in a bold adaptation of Leo Tolstoy novel of the same name. Read Todd McCarthy's review here.
Till My Last Breath (Jab tak Hai Jaan)
Director-producer Yash Chopra's film -- his final project before he died -- delivers not only the romance and human touch but also reflects a modern sensibility. Read Lisa Tsering's review here.
Indie darling Parker Posey stars as an executive at a supermarket chain in Michael Walker's workplace comedy. Read Justin Lowe's review here.
Ciarán Foy's Citadel envisions a towering U.K. housing project that must be destroyed to kill the inhuman creatures breeding within. Read John DeFore's review here.
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