Most fans of the blood-drinking undead agree John Ajvide Lindqvist created a modern classic with his novel Let The Right One In. His eerie, troubling and somehow sweet story of a lonely bullied child who finds friendship, maybe even love, with a vampire who moves next door became a best-seller. Lindqvist himself wrote the screenplay…Continue readingLet The Right One In Redux!
Hardly a more honored vampire film has ever been released as “Let The Right One In” (2008) based on the novel by John Aljide Lindqvist. So beloved did this film become that news of an English-language version, made less than two years after the first, sparked howls of disgust. Yet when “Let Me In” (2010)…Continue readingA Tale of Two Vampire Films
With the release of “Let Me In,” the American adaptation John Ajvide Lindquist’s novel, a trope that naturally comes to mind is the child vampire. Although as disturbing as it seems shocking, there’ve actually been a fair number of the breed in popular entertainment. One might think that Claudia from Anne Rice’s seminal “Interview With…Continue readingChildren of the Night
Throughout most of vampire fiction there is a hard and fast rule about turning children into vampires… Don’t. Each franchise seems to have it’s own reasons for banning the creation of child vampires but almost all agree it’s a very bad idea. Some reasons for banning the creation of child vampires have included: -Vampire children…Continue readingFamous Vampire Children
Of course everyone knows the American remake of ‘Let the Right One In‘ will be called ‘Let Me In‘ but there have been quite a few other updates regarding the movie so I thought I’d help get everyone up to speed. The cast has been confirmed with Chloe Moretz playing the role of Abby, the…Continue reading‘Let Me In’ Updates Including New Images
It had to happen eventually; any great foreign film, fiercely popular, and deliciously disturbing, is bound to become -wince- an American remake: Let Me In. And no, sorry, but this isn’t just a rumor. iMDB lists the film as ‘in production’, meaning it is currently being made, and there’s already a tentative cast listed as…Continue readingLet The Right One In Remake
Let The Right One In is yet another vampire novel turned film. The Swedish romantic horror film was directed by Tomas Alfredson and is based on the novel of the same name by John Ajvide Lindqvist, who also wrote the screenplay for the film. Let The Right One In is about a 12 year old…Continue readingLet The Right One In