Let Me In Reviews

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November 16, 2019
This weekend, make sure to get yourself in to the nearest theatre for Let Me In.
October 29, 2019
It is impossible not to watch the film on only a humanistic level but as an allegory of a time and era where discontent sucked the lifeblood out of families.
August 20, 2019
Think Twilight. but more dark and barren, and without a trace of camp. The violence is sudden and severe, buffered by the silence of a winter night. Vampire movies do not get more tasteful.
June 7, 2019
A rare remake that, for the most part, actually lives up to its source material.
February 28, 2019
The performances are faultless, but clumsy CGI removes the delicateness that had us so in love with the original.
February 19, 2019
When you're twelve, whether temporarily or eternally, things are different, and Let Me In depicts this with emotional accuracy and a great deal of empathy.
November 6, 2018
Reeves has shown himself to be one of Hollywood's brightest directorial talents... displaying with Let Me In the ability to correctly judge and manipulate subtle nuances of tone and atmosphere, in order to create the desired effect.
May 24, 2018
[Let Me In] won't make you jump out of your seat in fear, but it will leave you with a lasting impression of what it feels like to become so unhinged that a life of murder is better than anything else.
May 15, 2018
Cloverfield director Matt Reeves has been charged with filling Alfredson's considerable boots, and he does a fine job of not steering too far from the original, while also putting his own stamp on the vampire tale.
September 9, 2017
Exploring the world of good and evil is a common theme in cinema, but few have been able to create such a fine line between the two as cleverly done in Let Me In.
August 26, 2015
You won't find a much bigger fan of the original film than yours truly -- and still I was very impressed by this crafty remake.
October 14, 2014
Matt Reeves has succeeded in presenting the story in a thoughtful, respectful manner, while still Americanizing the Swedish text.
October 14, 2014
This is a story about two isolated kids making friends in a cold world. Those drops of blood in the snow could have come from anywhere.
October 14, 2014
The film is this year's best horror due to Smit-McPhee and Moretz displaying a vulnerability and a skill in characterization that belies their tender ages.
October 14, 2014
As far as remakes go, this is a pretty good one.
October 7, 2013
Let Me In is one of the few horror films that will trouble you long after the credits roll.
October 7, 2013
This version follows the plot and dialogue of its Swedish predecessor, capturing a tender (often blood-splattered) young relationship. But Reeves has upped the suspense and gore, creating a more Hollywood-friendly horror thriller.
October 7, 2013
Reeves' fresh vision and utterly compelling storytelling more than justify the making of this American iteration that could very well make a surprise appearance on year-end lists the way its predecessor did.
October 7, 2013
With its mix of true-blood romance and full-moon madness, Let Me In should hasten the twilight of the twerpy pretenders.
October 7, 2013
Reeves, for the most part, delivers a film that's every bit as compelling as Alfredson's original.
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