Of all the myriad heartthrobs gaining fame from their roles in the smash vampire flick "Twilight," the ethereal Robert Pattinson -- as the lonely and tortured bloodsucker Edward Cullen -- has emerged as the fastest rising star among them. But is the 22-year-old raven-haired Robert all that hot? You be the judge! But let's weigh the pros and cons of Brit's most popular blood boy's appeal (or lack of it) before you make your decision.
Sexy, haunting and hot OR pasty, gaunt and creepy?
Robert could be the love child of fey Jeremy Irons and scarily gorgeous Angelina Jolie. He's got Jeremy's pale skin (too much time in London fog?) and the superhuman (practically extraterrestrial) beauty of Angelina, even without the cat's eye contact lenses he wore for the movie. But he also has a magnetism and broodingly sexy energy that's all his own.
Andro-creep OR Andro-chic?
Robert has said himself on the end of his modeling career: "When I first started [modeling] I was quite tall and looked like a girl, so I got lots of jobs, because it was during that period where the androgynous look was cool. Then, I guess, I became too much of a guy ... "
The red lips, the porcelain skin, the cheekbones that could cut glass -- you have to admit that Robert is the quintessential pretty boy, whether you like the type or not. But he's shown by chopping off his gorgeous signature locks and adopting a fresh new buzz cut that he has a butcher side to him. Still, does his slight frame make you want to say, "Please, eat a cookie!" And if so, would you want to feed it to him?
One-Hit Wonder OR Star on the rise?
His movie "Twilight" earned almost $36 million on its opening day alone and has gone on to gross $280 million worldwide to date, since its release, thanks in part to Robert's presence, but is love from all the "Twi-hards" out there enough to keep the rest of us craving more from the young actor, or will his career simply die away in a way that his "Twilight" character can't? Let us know in the comment field below what you think about Robert Pattinson. The sun is rising, Judgment Day has arrived, and YOU hold the gavel.