Twilight and True Blood have made vampires into a sexy trend.
Twilight and True Blood have made vampires into a sexy trend. Grown women coo over the likes of Edward Cullen and Eric Northman, but Let Me In reminds us of the creatures' less glamorous qualities: uncontrollable, often terrifying, and bloodthirsty.
Based on the lauded Swedish original Let the Right One In, the film follows a scrawny school boy named Owen (Kodi Smit-McPhee) who spends most of his days hiding from bullies or hanging out in the courtyard of his rundown apartment building. When a girl, Abby (Chloe Moretz), and her father (Richard Jenkins) move in next door, Owen takes an immediate interest in his new neighbors. He watches the father mysteriously leave late at night, and Owen can hear the man and his daughter yell through their paper-thin walls when he returns. As you might expect, their story is sinister. To find out what I mean, read more