When the original "Fright Night," came out in the ‘80s, it was a campy, fun, critically-acclaimed vampire next door story that over the years has gotten even campier and gained a rabid cult following.
It's been eight years, and I still haven't received my letter.
Hagrid, if you read this, Katerina Marcotte is still waiting. You are welcome to burst into her house at any time.
I've had a good 12 years of preparation, though. Jumping off beds with broomsticks firmly between my knees, attempting to fashion a wand out of yard waste and crafting a Hedwig costume out of feathers and stapled-together pieces of printer paper have surely proved good witch practice.
Often cliché, but at times extremely witty, "Beastly" is a modern take on a tale as old as time, expertly adapted by writer and director Daniel Barnz ("Phoebe in Wonderland") from the novel by Alex Flynn.