The movie: You’re Next
The guest: Co-host of Hammer films podcast Hammertime Horror, Tom Stuart
Among the topics we get into:
- playing with the conventions of the slasher genre
- the movie’s transition from horror movie into a “fantasy of competence”
- protagonist Erin as the unconventional final girl
- the film’s unearned reputation as a feminist slasher movie
- the human relationship with violence
Links & Mentions:
- You can find Hammertime Horror on iTunes, Soundcloud, Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr. You can also find Tom on his Twitter.
- Past NetFlakes episodes referenced today were The Skin I Live In with Tom’s co-host, Riley McDonald, and Punch-Drunk Love
- The podcast Dylan mentioned a couple of times is My Favorite Murder
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You’re Next is also available on Amazon.