We are all Renesmee Cullen.
The gifted and versatile Michael Sheen unleashes the wonderfully weird performance we always knew was in him as Aro, the sinister leader of the Volturi. His high-pitched laugh alone is both hysterical and menacing. Meanwhile, Dakota Fanning as the powerful Volturi guard Jane maybe says one word during the entire movie, instead letting her intense, red eyes speak for her.
It's a massive cast that feels even larger during the closing credits, which features a parade of seemingly every actor who's ever appeared in a "Twilight" movie. (Hey, there's Anna Kendrick! Oh yeah, and Bryce Dallas Howard!) It's a classy and strangely melancholy send-off. Just as the "Twilight" series improves, it's going away.
"The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2," a Summit Entertainment release, is rated PG-13 for sequences of violence including disturbing images, some sensuality and partial nudity. Running time: 115 minutes. Three stars out of four.
Motion Picture Association of America rating definition for PG-13: Some material may be inappropriate for young children.
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