A Shining Successor

Kevin Bacon in You Should Have Left. (Universal Pictures)
An eerie psychological thriller finds Kevin Bacon in top form.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T here’s a lot of creepy stuff in the Kevin Bacon chiller You Should Have Left: doubles, nightmares, hidden passages, a Welshman. At one point — shudder — the film even suggests a family might be stuck at a vacation house without a cell signal, but some things are too horrible to contemplate, so let’s just let that drop.

Marketed under the Blumhouse banner that has come to stand for gore and cheap thrills, You Should Have Left is instead an almost violence-free psychological thriller about rich people with internal traumas. While it isn’t terribly original and remixes lots of familiar horror