Ep. 01-26: Let the Right One In (2008)

Episode 26 “Let The Right One In”

Oskar is a bullied 12-year-old boy living with his mother in suburban Sweden. When he meets his new neighbor, the mysterious Eli, they become friends. Oskar and Eli develop a close bond, but soon it becomes apparent that she is no ordinary young girl. As their relationship develops, Eli shares her dark, macabre secret with Oskar, also revealing her connection to a string of bloody local murders.

Let the Right One In is a subtle, smart and evocative film, featuring visuals that will stay with you long after the movie has ended. It also belongs to a popular sub-genre of horror that we couldn’t let our first season pass without touching upon (not to mention our first foreign film!). Join us as we discuss the “key” elements that make this movie a worthy addition to the pantheon of hallowed horror. Listen… as Johnny Has the Keys takes you across the pond to a wintery land where lore meets the modern world and the pure white snow is often tarnished red.

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