Young girl, hot vampire, love. You can see what I thought about the book here which I read some time before seeing this movie on cable (yes, a girl was involved). For all my complaints about the story and writing, I understand why it is so popular. The movie, on the other hand, doesn't really capture the girl teen angst, but blissfully removed the ubiquitous praise of Edward's facial features. The movie's effects aren't particularly impressive, except for the fact that vampires can travel through a forest at mach 1 and not have a hair out of place or a dead bug stuck to them.