REVIEW: ‘Let Me In’

Abby (Chloe Moretz) and Owen (Kodi Smit-McPhee) bond bloodily in "Let Me In".
Abby (Chloe Moretz) and Owen (Kodi Smit-McPhee) bond bloodily in "Let Me In".

Some of the most potent phrases in the English language are some of the shortest. At the deathbed of a loved one, we simply say, “goodbye.” To a cherished friend embarking on a journey, we may say, “don’t go.” And to the person that has captured our heart, we may say “I love you.”

How about a different set of three words? Let me in.

It could be a command or a plea. It could refer to a location or a relationship. In either case, it marks a beginning and in this case, in particular, it marks another entry into the catalogue of vampire horror movies.

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