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Let the Right One In Reviews

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November 16, 2017
Who better to sympathize with during the lonely alienation common to adolescence than the equally forlorn existence of a teenage vampire?
August 22, 2017
Every drop of blood is well-earned, and often well deserved.
August 17, 2017
Let the Right One In will please horror fans who revel in the gritty, messy aspects of vampire love inside a solid screenplay.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
July 21, 2017
Let the Right One In, perhaps more subtly than its predecessors in the sub-genre, perfectly captures the nature of love as a delicate and dangerous balancing act.
October 6, 2015
A strange, stunning and surprisingly sweet Swedish film about childhood friendship and first love.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
October 14, 2014
A smart and beautifully realized feature from Sweden.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
October 7, 2013
Alfredson's light touch adds soulful delicacy and a certain ambiguity to the proceedings, making this a horror movie more likely to prompt tears than screams.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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.
October 7, 2013
Pre-adolescent angst has rarely been as eerie or unsettlingly honest as it is in director Tomas Alfredson's stylish, psychologically complex tale,
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 29, 2012
Let the Right One In eschews all the crap that has plagued vampire films for years. This is a dark, serious and twisted film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 2, 2011
One of the best foreign language films of the year
Full Review | Original Score: A-
January 31, 2011
Let the Right One In is a shot in the arm for the anaemic vampire movie genre, a thrilling transfusion of fresh blood.
December 15, 2010
Swedish vampire tale is much grislier than Twilight.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 5, 2010
As singular as any vampire film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 27, 2010
The film is a bevy of contradictions - beauty and horror, young love and violence, innocence and guilt. The fact that it works at all is impressive. The fact that it's a mind-blowing sensory experience is inexplicable.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
July 6, 2010
Let the Right One In is a slow burning film with an engulfing atmosphere that leaves you feeling moved and mesmerised long after the credits have finished.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 6, 2010
A remarkable vampire film, as raw and frightening as it is tender and intelligent.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Top Critic
July 6, 2010
Lovelier than most bloodsucker flicks, but it doesn't quite transcend its well-chewed genre.
July 6, 2010
Exquisitely crafted.
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