Just off Skype with Simon Oakes, CEO of Hammer Films, who kindly agreed to a little interview about the company and the projects they are currently involved in. LET ME IN, Hammer's first theatrical release in more than 30 years, will be in UK cinemas by November 05. And despite my previous issues with the concept, I am now actually really looking forward to it. Folks whose opining I generally value and who have already had a chance to watch this are raving about it and even calling it the best vampire movie of the century so far.
Not too long and we will all be able to judge for ourselves.
In the meantime I hope you enjoy the interview with Simon who comes across as a really nice bloke who is obviously very passionate about the projects Hammer is currently dealing with.
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