let me in

This DVD review was originally aired on KTKA-49. Out on DVD and Blu-ray now is “Let Me In,” a movie that a lot of people wrote off before it was even released. Hopefully now this underrated gem will have an opportunity to find the audience that it really deserves. Since it was based on a […]


Fantastic Fest 2010 is now at the halfway point. Most films have already played once, and the award ceremony will be held tonight. There will be a livestream of the ceremony here for those interested. So far there’s been a lot of great films, and a lot of amazing events and insanity in general. It’s […]


Fantastic Fest 2010 has started and George Hickman is covering it for Scene-Stealers. His reviews of all the movies he can cram into one week will be published here until the genre-oriented film festival is over and his bloody fingers can type no more. “14 Blades” – Minor Rock Fist Up Fantastic Fest has begun […]


Movie Review: Let Me In

by Eric Melin on September 24, 2010

in Print Reviews

Where the spooky Swedish film “Let the Right One In” was set (like John Ajvide Lindqvist‘s novel) in an economically depressed apartment complex in early-80s Stockholm, the American remake “Let Me In” paints a similarly bleak picture, taking place in dreary suburban Los Alamos, New Mexico in 1983. Writer/director Matt Reeves (“Cloverfield”) goes further with […]