Let Me In (review)

It is a strange and curious thing that director Matt Reeves chose to follow up his uniquely distinctive Cloverfield with a film that is, if not precisely a shot for shot remake of the Swedish-language Let the Right One In, then at least a tonal copy.

trailer break: ‘Let Me In’

Take a break from work: watch a trailer… Get ready for all the “Don’t spoil!”/“Revealing XYZ is not a spoiler!” discussions, à la the one we had in comments after my brief review of Let the Right One In, the Swedish film of which this is a remake. I suppose some of those discussions will … more…

Online Film Critics Society 2008 awards

The Online Film Critics Society, of which I am a member, has named its awards for 2008. The winners: PICTURE: Wall-E DIRECTOR: Christopher Nolan, The Dark Knight ACTOR: Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler ACTRESS: Michelle Williams, Wendy and Lucy SUPPORTING ACTOR: Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Marisa Tomei, The Wrestler ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY: Wall-E, Andrew … more…