Breaking Dawn : Film Review Essay

2083 Words Oct 31st, 2016 9 Pages
Breaking Dawn-part 1 is the long anticipated fourth movie in the Twilight Saga. It hit theatres November 18, and has already grossed millions of dollars at the box office (‘Box Office Charts”). Twilight Saga fans have long anticipated Bella and Edward’s wedding, which takes place in the film Breaking Dawn –part 1. Reviews have been pouring in from critics and viewers, both having very different opinions about the film. Many of critics reviewed that the film Breaking Dawn-part 1 spent too much money on make-up and the way the characters looked and not enough on the special effects of the film. Critics have focused too much on this aspect of the film and by doing so; have left out the major criteria that should be taken into consideration when critiquing a film. A film review should include a target audience, a personal opinion, a plot summary, an overview of the filmmakers and performances, the technical features, and a final evaluation. Melissa Hanson, a critic for the website Movie Buzzers, gives a poor review over Breaking Dawn-part 1. Melissa Hanson, like many of the other critics who reviewed Breaking Dawn-part 1, fails to include much of the needed criteria, such as a target audience, a personal opinion, a plot summary, an overview of the filmmakers and performances, the technical features, and a final evaluation, which are all needed to make a successful film review.
Melissa Hanson starts her review of Breaking Dawn-Part 1 poorly. She begins her review by saying she…

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