Let Me In Reviews

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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
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
The result, though no less creepy than the Swedish film, mislays its lyricism and otherworldliness.
November 4, 2010
A surprisingly personal reimagination that will shake up mainstream horror cinema.
November 4, 2010
A very good film, slightly overpraised, has been remade as a slightly good film, very overpraised.
October 15, 2010
Let Me In is a rare example of a film that gives remakes a good name.
October 4, 2010
The poetic Swedish vampire picture (with arterial spray) Let the Right One In has been hauntingly well transplanted to the high desert of Los Alamos, New Mexico, and renamed Let Me In.
October 2, 2010
The tragedy in Jenkins' pathetic protector focuses the film's themes of desperation and the myopia of puppy love when you're young enough (or undead enough) to feel immortal
October 1, 2010
Let Me In is not as fantastic as Let the Right One In, which you should rent immediately. But it is undeniably powerful and made with obvious admiration and respect for the source material.
October 1, 2010
A smart horror film that exploits a deep-seated fear in America: subtitle-phobia.
October 1, 2010
It's still a striking piece of character-driven horror, and it still ranks (despite the effects) among the more understated fright fests to hit the mainstream in recent memory.
October 1, 2010
What works so well here is the juxtaposition of youthful innocence and downright puppy love with monstrosity and murder. Mean kids are scary. Kids who drink blood are scarier.
October 1, 2010
It's called Let Me In. That demanding title says something about how the gentle poetry of the original gets lost a bit in Reeves' translation.
October 1, 2010
[Director] Reeves had the smarts to identify and appropriate everything that made the original film so moving and visually memorable. Even better, he invigorates this faithful reproduction with remarkably effective contributions of his own.
October 1, 2010
It is at once artful and unpretentious, more interested in intimacy and implication than in easy scares or slick effects.
October 1, 2010
Matt Reeves takes a step toward making everyone's favorite bloodsuckers scary again.
October 1, 2010
If you like dank, disturbing little horror movies, invite Let Me In into your moviegoing schedule.
October 1, 2010
Reeves so deeply understands the nature of childhood terror that Let Me In burns with a white-hot clarity.
October 1, 2010
It's actually strong enough to make the case that not all remakes bite.
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