Let the Right One In Reviews

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December 18, 2020
My favorite Swedish import.
October 7, 2013
Sinister but gorgeous and compelling.
October 7, 2013
A remarkably moving horror tale, about a pale, bullied twelve-year-old boy (Kåre Hedebrant) and his first love (Lina Leandersson), who happens to be a vampire.
July 6, 2010
Exquisitely crafted.
July 6, 2010
Lovelier than most bloodsucker flicks, but it doesn't quite transcend its well-chewed genre.
July 6, 2010
Calling to mind the work of Anne Rice and Stephen King, atmospheric adaptation of Swedish author John Ajvide Lindqvist's bestseller is well directed by his countryman Tomas Alfredson.
April 17, 2009
A true original: love story, horror film and social drama. At once brilliant in its parts, and more than the sum of them.
April 17, 2009
Let the Right One In has invention and stamina, a rich arterial flow of fear.
April 17, 2009
It's everything Twilight wanted to be but wasn't: beautiful to gaze at, achingly romantic, emotionally involving, unexpectedly terrifying.
April 17, 2009
Let the Right One In manages its own sense of doubleness with uncommon daring: you don't see many love stories that bring together pubescence and vampirism in such an elegant clinch.
April 9, 2009
At once a devastating, curiously uplifting inhuman drama and a superbly crafted genre exercise, Let The Right One In can stand toe-to-toe with Spirit Of The Beehive, Pan's Labyrinth or Orphee. See it.
April 9, 2009
This bruised and brilliant fairy tale is one of the year's true originals.
April 9, 2009
Let the Right One In, a deliciously macabre story of a tentative romance between a bullied 12-year-old boy and the strange girl who moves in next door, is pure magic.
April 9, 2009
The brilliantly eerie Let the Right One In is the European Angst Zone's answer to Hollywood's Twilight.
April 9, 2009
As vampire movies go this touches the cloak hem of masterpiece.
April 9, 2009
He and his team have conjured up, from a remarkable piece of writing, one of the best, most imaginative and resonant vampire stories I've seen.
April 9, 2009
A real hidden gem of a film-if you only see one Swedish, gender-bending teen vampire love story this year, this has got to be it.
March 27, 2009
Transcending its grim theme, this is an astonishingly beautiful and visually inventive film that explores the cliches of the vampire genre with a deft, everyday approach.
March 20, 2009
A modern genre classic, reinterpreting a familiar story with emotional delicacy and visual force.
March 6, 2009
The torments of childhood, in Let the Right One in, are as disturbing in their own way as anything that the supernatural has to offer.
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