The Cricket's Daily 3: 'Breaking Dawn' breaks the bank
Published: December 9, 2011 10:32AM
Updated: November 21, 2011 09:26AM
Bella (Kristen Stewart) and Edward (Robert Pattinson) have breakfast in "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1." Courtesy Andrew Cooper | Summit Entertainment

Here's what's happening in pop culture:

• The latest "Twilight" movie, "Breaking Dawn, Part 1," took in $139.5 million at the box office this weekend, which is the fifth all-time opening tally -- but ranks only second among "Twilight" movies ("New Moon" took in more). [Box Office Mojo]

• Taylor Swift took Artist of the Year and two other prizes at the American Music Awards. Hip-hop star Nicki Minaj got two honors. [AP, via The Salt Lake Tribune]

• Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy are starting to write a third movie together, to continue the story told in "Before Sunrise" and "Before Sunset." [New York]