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This is a surprise movie review of You’re Next, starring Sharni Vinson, Joe Swanberg, AJ Bowen and directed by Adam Wingard (V/H/S, The Guest and lined up to direct the upcoming Godzilla vs Kong movie!).

The pitch says, “When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of the victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.

When we decided on a lark, to record You’re Next one late night, we were surprised to find ourselves rather entertained by the film.

The “murdering psychos and their innocent victims” genre is usually not my cup of tea, so I don’t go out of my way to watch them. But since we recorded it, what the heck, right?

The movie starts out a bit risky, watching a couple ‘going at it,’ (but not too graphically), and then we watch them become the first victims… in the classic style!

But then we start following an older, extremely BORING couple, who make you think the horror of this film will be how utterly boring and stupid these folks are. But if you can get past the first act that establishes our setting and characters, the action starts to kick in when our band of random, society hating murderers go to town.

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