There is always controversy when movies are adaptations of beloved books or plays. Films such as The Hobbit, which use outside source material to extend a revered original, are dissected as fans determine which moments, if any, should have remained untouched. But I felt nothing but delight with the changes made to Breaking Dawn Part 2. Be warned, I am heading into spoiler territory here so if you haven’t seen the film, quit reading.
If there was a hotly anticipated movie for me this fall it was this one. I am a huge fan of the books and while the movies haven’t quite lived up to how I pictured the novels, I’ve been a fan of theirs also. So I got advanced tickets for the early Friday morning showing at 10:00 am and went with a fellow Twihard.
The opening sequences were just what I expected. While not perfectly matching the book they were similar enough to feel familiar and whet my appetite for more. The more of course being the wedding. And the wedding was perfect. The film set was lovely, the arrival of the Denali “cousins” all one could have asked for. Bella’s classmates comments after seeing them were perfect.
Also great were the toasts done by Jessica, Charlie, and Emmett. Jessica’s was easily my favorite. We then proceed to the big scene between […]