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Director: Craig Gillespie

Genre: Horror

Year: 2011

Rating: R

Senior Charley Brewster (Anton Yelchin) finally has it all. He's running with the cool kids and dating the hottest girl in high school (Imogen Poots). But all hell breaks loose when charming Jerry Dandridge (Colin Farrell) moves in next door. Charley thinks there's something odd about him, although no one - including his mom (Toni Collette) - seems to notice. But after too many of his classmates vanish under bizarre circumstances, Charley comes to an unmistakable conclusion: Jerry is a vampire preying on his neighborhood!

We all know by now that Hollywood loves to remake old classics but the problem with that is most of them don't need to be remade in the first place. Back in August two remakes were released in the same week to theaters and one of them was the remake to the 1985 vampire classic "Fright Night." Call me what you want but I avoid every remake that comes out unless there's an obvious reason to to remake the film, like making it better. So I was prepared to avoid "Fright Night" as well but since I received a copy for review I had no other choice but to give it a chance. If you seen the original you might know how I feel about a remake but to my surprise it was a much better film than I expected it to be and the cast did a terrific job.

Colin Farrell does a great job playing Jerry Dandridge and he brings something new to the character. The film takes place in Las Vegas and not in Los Angeles like the original. The hero Charley Brewster is in with the popular kids at his school. There is also one of his best friends, "Evil Ed" who tries to tell Charley something bad is going to happen and then there's Charley's girlfriend, Amy. But in the remake Jerry Dandridge doesn't look at her as a resemblance of a past love, but as a potential Vampire to harass Charlie.

To go into any major plot details here is something I am not inclined to do, for those that seen the original you know what to expect and for those that didn't I suggest seeking a copy out. I hate to admit it but "Fright Night" is one of the better remakes to come out, it's fast, gory, suspenseful and highly entertaining.

Fright Night will be available to own and for in-home viewing as follows:

3-Disc Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack (1 Blu-ray 3D + 1 Blu-ray + 1 DVD with Digital Copy)

2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack (1 Blu-ray + 1 DVD)

1-Disc DVD (1 DVD)

3D Digital & High Definition Digital

Standard Definition

Packed with un-rated bonus features, the Blu-ray release includes a fang-in-cheek mockumentary "Peter Vincent: Swim Inside My Mind," a hilarious satirical look at David Tennantís egocentric "rock star" anti-hero character, Peter Vincent; "The Official How to Make a Funny Vampire Movie Guide;" "Squid Man: Extended and Uncut;" "Frightful Facts & Terrifying Trivia;" "Deleted Scenes;" and a "Gag Reel." Also included is the uncensored "No One Believes Me" music video directed by Fright Nightís director Craig Gillespie and performed by hip hop recording artist Kid Cudi.

"Fright Night" is loads of fun and that's something that has been sorely missing from the genre.

DreamWorks Pictures

**** Out Of *****