The Canon #40: LET THE RIGHT ONE IN vs LET ME IN

The Swedish original versus the American remake. Which one gets in?

It had been a little while since Amy and I really threw down on The Canon, so this episode felt a little overdue. 

We wanted to pit an original versus a remake, but it was hard to find a duo where it wasn't an obvious blowout; all the great remakes tend to be updates of movies that don't have the same popularity - I can't imagine the original The Fly coming close to beating the Cronenberg film, for instance, and I'm not sure which of us would be able to honestly support the 1958 version over the 1986 version. After a lot of consideration we settled on Let The Right One In versus its remake, Let Me In - two films that are, on their own, good movies. But only one can be the truly great film, and thankfully Amy and I disagreed on which. 

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