(Overture Films. 1 hour, 55 minutes. Rated R for strong bloody horror violence, language and a brief sexual situation. Directed by Matt Reaves.) Kodi Smit-McPhee (Owen), Chloe Moretz (Abby), Richard Jenkins (The Father), Elias Koteas (The Policeman). Music by Michael Giacchino.
By: Jared Counts, October 01st, 2010 05:00 AMOwen (Smit-McPhee) is a small, frequently bullied middle-schooler in 1980s New Mexico whose life is changed by the arrival of a strange young girl named Abby (Moretz) and her bedraggled "father" (Jenkins). After a string of murders rocks the snowy town, Owen discovers Abby's true nature as a vampire. Congratulations Hollywood, you released a really good remake. Finally.