There was a test screening of Let Me In, the remake of Let the Right One In directed by Cloverfield‘s Matt Reeves, this week in LA. A fairly negative review popped up on Ain’t It Cool, but that review went against what I heard from more than a few people I trust who were at the screening. Basically these folks told me that not only did Reeves ‘get it’ but that this film announces him as a really interesting visual filmmaker to watch.
The trailer for the movie has arrived, giving the rest of us our first glimpses at the movie, which has moved the action to the mountains of New Mexico. Stylish and graceful, the trailer gives real hope. I am a little concerned that a few moments look shot-for-shot from Tomas Alfredson’s original, but I’m going to wait to see more before beating that drum. In the meantime I’m going to take solace in the fact that Let Me In looks to be gorgeous.
Thanks to the many folks who sent in links to this.