Happy Death Day 2 U – Review

I didn’t dislike Happy Death Day 2 U, though like the movie that begat it–the original Happy Death Day (2017)–it’s pretty inconsequential and fluffy. Though it’s fascinating not for what it does right, but more what it doesn’t: namely the introduction of parallel universes, an idea not present in the first (which dealt with a […]

Russian Doll – Review

I missed Happy Death Day because I thought it was, essentially, Groundhog Day with added violence: clever concept, weak execution. And the former was right, though the latter, apparently not so much because if reviews are anything to go by I apparently missed a pretty fun movie. So, eventually learning from my oversights, I got […]

Happy Death Day 2U – Poster

I didn’t catch the original Happy Death Day though I thought that the idea–essentially Friday The 13th meets Groundhog Day–was pretty clever and a twist on the traditional slasher film formula. I didn’t surprise me that there would be a sequel, after all Blumhouse released the original movie and their whole modus operandi is making […]

‘Haunter’ Review

“I thought I told you to mind your own business.  You are a Busy Betty.  And I don’t like Busy Betties.” –The Pale Man There’s a memorable scene in the first ‘Matrix’ film where Morpheus gives Neo the choice of taking the blue pill, which would mean that he could return to his everyday “life” […]