Few stories have spurred an entire revolution of pop culture, but this movie’s franchise has done just that and more. Joining the ranks of Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings, Stephanie Meyer’s best-selling novels have led us to the ultimate conclusion that has made vampires and werewolves the new “it” thing again – Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 1.
Bella (Kristen Stewart) has struggled with the downsides of becoming a vampire for a long time coming now. Despite Edward (Robert Pattinson) and his blatant disapproval, she decides that she is almost ready to make the next step in cementing her love for Edward. The first step; marry her lover in a ceremony only a vampire could throw.
Once Bell and Edward have said their “I do’s”, things become sticky when Jacob (Taylor Lautner) comes to give his congratulations only to learn of Bella’s grave choice. After an ugly falling-out, Bella and Edward make their way to a deserted island in Brazil and although facing many challenges in the interpersonal relationship of human vampires, consummate their love. But when Bella realizes something in her body has changed already, a dreadful outcome awaits as the entire world is watching.
Directed by Bill Condon, Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 1 has shattered box-offices around the world as the greatly anticipated trilogy begins to come to an end. For fans of the franchise, the movie’s last curtain call is everything they hoped for and more and as Twilight has taken the world on by storm, so will its lasting ripple effect in the mainstream culture.