At long last “Let Me In,” the American remake of the Swedish film “Let the Right One In,” is finally hitting store shelves. The big date? February 1, 2011.
“From Matt Reeves – the writer/director of Cloverfield – comes the new vampire classic that critics are calling “chillingly real” (Scott Bowles, USA Today) and “one of the best horror films of the year” (Cinematical). In bleak New Mexico, a lonely, bullied boy, Owen (Kodi Smit-McPhee of The Road), forms a unique bond with his mysterious new neighbor, Abby (Chloë Grace Moretz of Kick-Ass). Trapped in the mind and body of a child, however, Abby is forced to hide a horrific secret of bloodthirsty survival. But in a world of both tenderness and terror, how can you invite in the one friend who may unleash the ultimate nightmare?
Based on the Swedish novel, Let the Right One In, “Let Me In is a dark and violent love story, a beautiful piece of cinema and a respectful rendering of my novel for which I am grateful.” (John Ajvide Lindqvist, author).”
- Audio Commentary with Writer/Director Matt Reeves
- From the Inside: A Look at the Making of LET ME IN
- The Art of Special Effects, Crash Sequence Step-by-Step
- Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary by Writer/Director Matt Reeves
- Trailer Gallery, Poster & Still Gallery
So Dear Readers, will you be rushing to the store to secure your copy of “Let Me In” or are you one of those hardcore fans of the original film that despise this American version?
If you have seen both films, let us know in a comment below which one you prefer. You can even make a list of the pros and cons of each if you want. If you haven’t seen either, you’ll soon have the chance to watch both back to back – which could be interesting.