August 23, 2013

’You’re Next’ finds some silly amid the slaughter

About halfway through “You’re Next,” the realization dawns that this is not a rebooted slasher from the 1980s, but something more shrewd and self-aware, something even slightly funny — and not by accident. This doesn’t mean that people who don’t like slashers need to see it, but it does mean that, among movies in this lowly genre — face it: the lowliest — “You’re Next” is one of the better ones.

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