YOU’RE NEXT Review

     August 22, 2013

[This is a re-post of my review from the Toronto International Film Festival.  You’re Next opens tomorrow.] Adam Wingard‘s You’re Next is the home invasion horror sub-genre played to near-perfection. Through a terrific blend of setting, characters, pacing, and creative …

FANTASTIC FEST 2011 Recap and Awards Roundup

     September 30, 2011

Well, folks, it’s over:  another year, another week-long cavalcade of awesome at Fantastic Fest.  This year’s lineup included some big name movies (Melancholia, Take Shelter), some smaller ones (You’re Next, Extraterrestrial), and some complete unknowns (Zombie Ass, A Boy and …

FANTASTIC FEST 2011: YOU’RE NEXT Review

     September 25, 2011

Before Fantastic Fest even began, word was starting to spread about Adam Wingard’s You’re Next:  early word out of the Toronto International Film Festival had the film pegged as a “must-see”, and—just hours into Fantastic Fest 2011—the film became even …

TIFF 2011: YOU’RE NEXT Review

     September 17, 2011

Adam Wingard’s You’re Next is the home invasion horror sub-genre played to near-perfection.  Through a terrific blend of setting, characters, pacing, and creative kills, Wingard delivers a horror film that even non-horror fans can enjoy.  The film falters slightly when …