New ‘Let Me In’ Clip Will Abduct You With Ether

Alfred Hitchcock’s name gets tossed around a lot when it comes to suspense, but the truth is that this clip from Let Me In is (at the very least) the spiritual tradition of the master handed down and set to a soundtrack featuring Blue Oyster Cult.

The movie is pulling double duty – attempting to present itself to an audience oblivious of its existence while proving itself to the scores of Let The Right One In fans who bristle at the thought of such a great film being remade so quickly.

I found myself in that category, but after seeing this clip at Comic-Con, I found myself energized – excited to see the film at Fantastic Fest. And, yes, that’s Richard Jenkins jumping out of the backseat to kill that poor young man.

That is, if he can actually get the job done:

This is not the full clip we saw back in July in Hall H. That one had a bit more meat on it and showed the car chase all the way through to its conclusion. Still, this is a keen look into the control that Matt Reeves has over the subject matter. The list of films that inspired him looks like it’s being honored here with sincere reverence.

I’ll be checking the back seat of my car from now on.

What do you think?

Source: The Official Website of the Film

A veteran of writing about movies for nearly a decade, Scott Beggs has been the Managing Editor of Film School Rejects since 2009. Despite speculation, he is not actually Walter Mathau's grandson. See? He can't even spell his name right.

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