Review: Happy Death Day 2U

This is a clever, smart, scary, funny, well-shot, and surprisingly heartfelt movie that far exceeds its predecessor in quality. It sets itself up for success by getting right into the action and not feeling hindered by having to explain the concept of the day repeating. This concept is explained – and it is fairly convoluted – but the film doesn’t let that hold it back. It marches right on with confidence, exactly as its protagonist does once she experiences the same day for the umpteenth time in a row.