Check out The Twilight Examiner's list of the top 10 Twilight stories of 2011.What a year, right?
the topic du jour for the year was The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 and its frontrunners - Robert Pattinson ("Edward Cullen"), Kristen Stewart ("Bella Swan"), and Taylor Lautner ("Jacob Black"). That's no surprise.
June 28, 2011 - After the full cast list for both Breaking Dawnsegments had been unveiled, I noticed that a lot of the cast had known talents outside of acting. This is a breakdown of which actors from the Saga can do what.
August 8, 2011 - This was a recap with photos, videos, and winner information about the 2011 Teen Choice Awards, which several Twilight Saga castmates attended.
March 18, 2011 - This was a wrap-up of the most pertinent information regarding both installments of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, including information on the new cast, the filmmakers, and shooting locations. It's still a relatively helpful resource for those who don't know the ins-and-outs of what's changed from Eclipse to Breaking Dawn in these departments.
March 30, 2011 - Stephenie Meyer doled out some much-appreciated details about what fans should expect from the then-ongoing production of Breaking Dawn, praising Kristen Stewart's look and hinting at what projects she might be tackling next.
March 1, 2011 - Robert Pattinson's cover feature for Vanity Fair, promoting the then-pending release of his film Water For Elephants, got a lot of traction. The image showed Pattinson holding an alligator in the bayou, where he'd been working on Breaking Dawn for some months, and fans rushed to get a glimpse of this one.
October 17, 2011 - Two trailers and boat load of still images helped readers of this site choose those scenes they were most anticipating in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1. Looking back, were these your favorite scenes after all?
February 8, 2011 - This was a reaction piece to an opinion article concerning why it is that women love the character "Edward Cullen." Needless to say, fans were eager to share their own reasons, and hundreds of comments poured in on the matter, ranging from "The reason why women love Edward so much is because he is the epitome of the 'perfect man'" to "Edward is strong, gorgeous, protective, devoted, and yet a little vulnerable." It's still interesting to read what commenters submitted on the matter.
April 29, 2011 - When production on Breaking Dawn was drawing to a close, promotions for Breaking Dawn - Part 1started up pretty quickly with a special issue of Entertainment Weekly, chock full of then-new information about the film(s). This was a run-down of that information.
May 16, 2011 - When the video of Robert Pattinson's "Songs From a Room" performance came out, everyone wanted to see. It's still worth checking out. He really is a lovely singer, and these sort of captures are all too rare, unfortunately.
June 7, 2011 - The first trailer for Breaking Dawn - Part 1 blew us all away, and readers were especially interested in this dissection of the major revelations observed in it. Reader comments to this one were incredibly astute and informational.