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Does Robert Pattinson have another hit on his hands with Water for Elephants?

Perhaps at the box office, but not according to a majority of movie critics around the country. Take a look at various excerpts from a sampling of publications that aren't exactly in love with the Twilight star's new film, which opens on April 22...

With Fake Bella

Even nonreaders of the book can figure out what happens next. It's all in the telling. Sara Gruen provided grit and pungent detail. The movie settles for gloss. - Rolling Stone

The script by Richard LaGravenese, who is well-versed in adapting popular fiction such as Bridges of Madison County, lacks the sparkle of his best work. - USA Today

The love triangle takes a familiar shape and the dialogue tends toward the banal. Rarely has running away to join the circus looked so dull. - Boxoffice Magazine

The problem isn't just miscasting or the cheesiness of the material. It's Pattinson's increasingly predictable, dour persona. - Salon dot com

Short-circuits the novel's quirky charms and period atmosphere by its squeamish attitude toward gritty circus life and smothers the drama under James Newton Howard's insufferable wall-to-wall musical soup. - The New York Times

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First, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Now, Water for Elephants.

On the same day we were treated to our first sneak peek at the final installment of everyone's favorite boy wizard, Robert Pattinson appeared on MTV and provided the online universe with a clip of his upcoming drama.

Joking that he only acts alongside "hot" girls, Robert then introduced the following sneak peek. Water for Elephants opens on April 22.

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Robert Pattinson leaves Edward Cullen far behind in Water for Elephants.

In this April release, based on a best-selling novel by the same name, the Twilight Saga star portrays a student who runs away from home after his parents die. In search of a new life, he stumbles upon a traveling circus a beautiful woman (Reese Witherspoon) who works there.

The problem? She's the wife of the ruthless circus owner (Christoph Waltz).

Pattinson will be acting opposite a pair of Academy Award winners (and an elephant!) in the drama, one of whom has referred to Rob as really nice and handsome. Think he can match their talent? See for yourself in the following, extended trailer:

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Brace yourself for a shot of Robert Pattinson embracing someone not named Kristen Stewart...

The actor stands across from Reese Witherspoon in the official poster for Water for Elephants, which was released this week and which teases the upcoming. It's based on the best-selling novel, focuses on life at a circus and hits theaters on April 22.

A Hairy Experience

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Stewart has been too busy to be jealous of Rob and Reese, however. She recently wrapped shooting on her own movie-based-on-a-novel, On the Road. Here's your first look at the actress in that role.

Have no fear, Robsten lovers: these two will reunite on the big screen before the year is over. Breaking Dawn comes out in November.

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Are you excited for Water for Elephants?

In the movie, which is based on a best-selling novel and whose preview you can watch HERE, Robert Pattinson stars as a veterinary school student. He falls for a famous circus performer played by Reese Witherspoon.

He also gets cozy with a lucky elephant named Tai, as evidenced below. Check out a trio of stills from the period drama, which hits theaters on April 22 and which ought to be a welcome opportunity for Robert to prove he can do more than brood: