1. CONTACTS: Special effects designer Cristina Patterson Ceret hand-painted each set of the contact lenses worn by the Volturi. She has also created ocular illusions for films like Memoirs of a Geisha, Superman Returns and the upcoming Alice in Wonderland.
2. NOT-SO-BASIC-BLACK FASHION: "I carefully color graded the shades of black on the characters in the chamber to show the ascent of power, with Jane [Dakota Fanning] and the other leaders being the darkest shade of all," says Monaghan. "Jane wears a custom cloak that is sweetness and sinister combined."