At Rotten Tomatoes, the film currently holds a 48% rotten rating, based on 174 reviews with the consensus stating: "It is the most enjoyable chapter in The Twilight Saga, but that's not enough to make Breaking Dawn Part 2 worth watching for filmgoers who don't already count themselves among the franchise converts." For his performance of a naïve simpleton member of the criminal gang, Pattinson received rave reviews.
Scott Foundas of Variety said that "Pattinson who turns out to be the film's greatest surprise, sporting a convincing Southern accent and bringing an understated dignity to a role that might easily have been milked for cheap sentimental effects." He further added that "(it is) a career re-defining performance for Pattinson that reveals untold depths of sensitivity and feeling." In 2015, two of his films were premiered at 65th Berlin International Film Festival in February. Lawrence aka Lawrence Of Arabia in the film, which Geoffrey Macnab of The Independent described as "comic and a very long way removed from Peter O'Toole.
He reprised his role as Edward Cullen in the Twilight sequel The Twilight Saga: New Moon, which was released on 20 November 2009.
The film earned a record-breaking 2,839,137 opening weekend and an overall run of 9,827,462 worldwide.
Kristen Stewart gushes about girlfriend Alicia Cargile At the time, the starlet was caught in a cheating scandal after photos surfaced of her kissing her "Snow White and the Huntsman," director, Rupert Sanders.
She's since been in a relationship with visual effects producer Alicia Cargile off and on for three years.
Film critic Richard Corliss from Time praised Pattinson for being "shy and watchful" and said that he "radiates a slow magnetism that locks the viewer's eyes on him", ultimately calling him "star quality".
He auditioned and was cast in a small role in Guys and Dolls.
He next auditioned for Thornton Wilder's Our Town, and was cast as George Gibbs. He caught the attention of an acting agent in a production of Tess of the d'Urbervilles and began looking for professional roles.
He became ambassador of the latter in 2015 to help raise international awareness of it.
He became involved in amateur theatre at the Barnes Theatre Company.