Posted on Mon, Aug 22, 2011 : 10:51 a.m.
Pointless 'Fright Night' remake lacks all the appeal of the original
By AnnArbor.com Freelance Journalist
Now showing at Quality 16, Rave, Brighton
Review by Jeff Meyers of the Metro Times
Seen the poster? Pretty uninspiring, huh? It shows Colin Farrell looking down on Colin Farrell, who's carrying an ax. So, what does that have to do with vampires? Not a whole hell of a lot. But it's a sign of how tonally clueless this '80s horror hit remake is. Disposable, joyless and boasting none of the wit and thrills of the original, you can't help but wonder how "Fright Night" messed up a concept as ripe as vampires taking over a suburban subdivision?
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