Variety‘s Anne Thompson and many other women out there are into the romantic whatchamacallit vampire metaphor and are totally hot for Catherine Hardwicke‘s Twilight (Summit, 11.21). Here’s a Thompson handheld-video interview with hottie Twilight star Robert Pattinson.

It would be nice to actually see Twilight, of course, so the rest of us (i.e., the guys) can get on the train. It opens 12 days from now and I haven’t, like, received an invitation to any press screenings yet. Why is that, do you think? I’m just asking. I wanna feel it, I wanna be a part of it…Twilight, Twilight!