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Thirty-Four Ways New Moon the Movie Is Better Than New Moon the Book

Last year, Twilight proved to zillions of shrieking Twi-hards that no matter how passionately you love a florid, overwritten, hilarious book, the movie can be even better. How will this year's installment, New Moon, fare with a new director (the non-vagina-having Chris Weitz) and a new love interest (Jacob Black, played by Taylor Lautner)?

Good news! Once again, Hollywood magic has delivered a version of a Twilight story that is dramatically superior to Stephenie Meyer's novel! How? Let us count all 34 ways, in our completely spoiler-filled slideshow.

Previously: 28 Reasons That Twilight the Movie Is Better Than Twilight the Book
Related: David Edelstein on New Moon