It's ironically appropriate that, as with the genre they pay homage to, meta-slashers have become rulebound and rigid. The meta-slasher isn't even a genre that has much depth or possibility to start with - after Scream, Behind the Mask, Tucker & Dale, Final Girls, etc, there's really nowhere left to go except pale imitation of those films, which - a good as they are - are already imitations. So, with You Might Be the Killer, we have a xerox of a…
This is never less than interesting, but as expected it's also devoid of any substantive commentary - head-fakes are made towards addressing the very real moral issues here, but in the end The American Meme uncritically portrays its awful protagonists as people we should root for. But why? These people suck, especially the sociopathic Kirill, whose presence tilts this into near-horror movie territory.