Let Her In, Again

Swedish vampires move to New Mexico It’d be safe to assume that fans of Swedish director Tomas Alfredson’s Let the Right One In have, at best, mixed emotions regarding the idea of a big, Halloween-season American remake. Good news: writer/director Matt Reeves also seems to be a fan, and his Let Me In is one […]

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Going Green

The recession, as explained by Oliver Stone What better time than the tail-end of a recession for Oliver Stone to bring his inimitable money-grubber Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas) back to the screen? In 1987’s original Wall Street, the trading wizard was our cartoonish symbol for the dark side of that era’s excess. Now, Gekko returns […]

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Devil’s Day Out

Death rides an elevator in Dowdle’s Devil I’m claustrophobic in my day-to-day life, but at the movies, I’m a sucker for all things small and confined, from Ingmar Bergman’s stark chamber dramas to George Romero’s original Dawn of the Dead. Just put some people and some tension in a room and I’m there. With that […]

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