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As a serious horror film, You're Next is mediocre with gore substituting for suspense for the most part. However, as a satire of slashers and home invasion thrillers, it's pitch perfect and hits the mark more often than not. Filled with irony and self-awareness, the movie is a perfect companion piece to The Cabin in the Woods.
The story consists of a dysfunctional family gathering at the farmhouse for dinner where they start arguing and are ambushed by a trio of masked maniacs out to kill 'em one by one. However, the girlfriend of one of the sons of the family turns out to be a feisty little thing and here is where the fun starts.
Sharni Vinson is brilliant as the spunky and courageous female protagonist. She is careful to make Erin badass but likable. Joe Swanberg is hilarious as the annoying brother who still cares for his family and simply won't die. Also, it's really cool to see Barbara Crampton back and she is as lovely as ever.
Ultimately, You're Next is one of the most underrated movies out there with a healthy mix of horror, humour and gore. Do give it a shot. You won't regret it.
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