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“Let Me In” director Matt Reeves opens up, explains why he remade “Let the Right One In”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: From the minute it was announced that Hollywood planned a remake of Tomas Alfredson’s beloved vampire drama “Let the Right One In,” there has been backlash. More people complained once it was revealed that Matt Reeves, director of the shaky-cam gimmick thriller “Cloverfield,” would be at the[...]

TIFF ’10: Sinking my teeth into ‘Let Me In’

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Matt Reeves’ “Let Me In” will divide audiences. Not between the “haves” and the “have nots,” but the “seen” and the “not yet seen.” Even this morning, Reeves’ remake of “Let the Right One In” sparked a fierce debate in the press lounge of the Park Hyatt as[...]

TIFF ’10: Others weigh in on ‘Black Swan,’ Bardem’s ‘Biutiful’ performance

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Every once in a while, screenings have to be sacrificed to make way for writing time. Today’s schedule drastically shifted following “Black Swan,” after Katey Rich of Cinema Blend warned me off one movie (thanks, Katie) and Drew McWeeny of HitFix directed me to toward another (thanks, Drew). And[...]

Producer Simon Oakes explains what’s right about ‘Let Me In’

When Let The Right One In was screened at film festivals in early 2008, it quickly built a reputation as a scary, satisfying vampire story that had a major advantage over its bloodsucking competition – namely, that it had substance, too. Upon its theatrical release, it continued to gain attention[...]