Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Obsession: Let the Right One In and Let Me In

I'm not a fan of horror films. I am adult enough to admit I'm a scaredy cat. But I'd heard good things about Let The Right One In. I'd never gotten around to seeing it when it first came out and now the Americanized remake Let Me In has been released now was as good a time as any to see both.

I don't like being scared, but I love a good story. And this is an amazing one. I won't go into plot details. You can find that at any movie site. But of the two, I'll be that bad guy and say I like the remake just a hair better. Maybe it's the actors (Chloe Moretz, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Richard Jenkins, Elias Koteas). It may be the plot tweeking from the original which I think makes it more suspenseful.

My obsession has caused me to buy the book and the soundtrack. The soundtrack is perfect if you want to turn off the lights and listen to fear. It is scary. The book of course is more extensive in plot and much more darker.

October 12

I have my passport. I now need the job. Time frame is still next year sometime. I want to go. I have to go.

I must go to live or stay and die