Let Me In (2010) – or, Let the Right Version In.

Okay, this Halloween's vampire movie, Let Me In, is very well made. Much better than anything I would expect from the director of Cloverfield. Cinematic, patient, thoughtful, well-acted.But that doesn't excuse it. ... … [Read more...]

Let the Right One In (2008)

This review was originally published at Good Letters, the daily blog for Image journal.-NOTE: The following (including the comment thread) contains spoilers about scenes in the film Let the Right One In.-Blood on her lips, eyes wide with lust, Eli stares at Oskar and commands him to run.Oskar is confused. To seal a child's contract of friendship — a “blood bond” — he's carved open his hand with a knife. Little does he know he's just awakened the worst in his new friend. It doe … [Read more...]