Rich noted that while there was plenty of content in the original novel that the Swedish film omitted, "Reeves hasn't really ferreted out anything new; on the contrary, there is actually less plot in Let Me In than in the Alfredson version. But in this case, the timing of the bleeding was so dependent on the emotional beats of the scene that this technique wouldn't have allowed us enough control. Archived from the original on July 25, Central Ohio Film Critics Association. Cat People This is most obvious in the many closeups Reeves relies on to tell the story, often translating the relationship between Abby and Owen into the visual equivalent of "in their own world," rather than using wider shots that subtly contextualize what it is we're seeing transpire. By Richard Lawson.
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Central Ohio Film Critics Association. The dark cloud hanging over Owen is seemingly lifted when he meets Abby Chloe Moretza little girl who moves into the apartment next door with her "father" Richard Jenkins. It's not a reimagining; the same beats [are there], maybe the scares are a little bit more scary.