Obsession Warning - yes she's banging on about Let the Right One In again (his second book is out here this month - I didn't see it in the bookshop I was wandering around yesterday - otherwise I'd have been too busy to even read The Age let alone write this post :) )
The Age(link is external) today has a great article on the movie based on the book. There is the smallest of chances that this is a movie I'd actually sit down and watch - but I oh so agree with the final lines in this article:
"The film opened yesterday, but production is already under way on a US remake, with which Alfredson has no involvement.
"I won't have interest in seeing the American remake.""
It is autumn 1981 when the inconceivable comes to Blackeberg, a suburb in Sweden. The body of a teenage boy is found, emptied of blood, the murder rumored to be part of a ritual killing. Twelve-year-old Oskar is personally hoping that revenge has come at long last—revenge for the bullying he endures at school, day after day.
But the murder is not the most important thing on his mind. A new girl has moved in next door—a girl who has never seen a Rubik’s Cube before, but who can solve it at once. There is something wrong with her, though, something odd. And she only comes out at night....