Review: Dead Again … and Again in 'Happy Death Day'

Becoming a decent person requires an awful lot of dying in “Happy Death Day,” a snappy horror-comedy with a gentle romantic spine. The person in need of improvement is Tree (an unimprovable Jessica Rothe), a selfish sorority sister who's mean to her ......mehr

Quelle : New York Times

The Story Behind 'Happy Death Day''s Creepy Baby Mask and Tree's Best Lines

Horror director Christopher B. Landon (Paranormal Activity II, III, IV and V) may have a monster hit on his hands with Happy Death Day, his newest film with Blumhouse Productions. No film company has the box office by the throat quite as well as ......mehr

Quelle : Newsweek

'Happy Death Day' review: Mean girl relives her own death until she solves it

"Happy Death Day," the story of a woman who's caught in an endless loop of her own death, follows in the footsteps of "Get Out" by taking familiar elements from the horror genre but delivering the scares with more wit, wisdom and wonder. It starts with ......mehr

Quelle : Chicago Tribune

Not-so-happy 'Happy Death Day'

Despite its sometimes bloody content, the mood of “Happy Death Day” is remarkably sappy, aimed at the broadest possible audience for a film of its genre. Think of it as “slasher lite” and an acceptable date movie for unadventurous types, and you have ......mehr

Quelle : SFGate

Happy Death Day is yet another riff on Groundhog Day. How did this happen?

Stop me if you've heard this before, possibly in the exact same way you heard it yesterday: Happy Death Day, opening Friday, is a riff on Groundhog Day, the classic Bill Murray comedy about an arrogant weather man who lives Feb. 2 over and over until ......mehr

Quelle : The Week Magazine

'Happy Death Day' Director Had Just 2 Days to Shoot Key Scene Over and Over

Filmmaking is usually a race against the clock, and that was especially true for the crew of Happy Death Day. The film, which is a slasher film meets Groundhog Day, follows college student Tree (Jessica Rothe), who finds herself re-living day of her ......mehr

Quelle : Hollywood Reporter

Box Office: 'Happy Death Day' Nabs $1 Million on Thursday Night

Happy Death Day” picked up $1 million on Thursday night as the low-budget horror film tries to unseat “Blade Runner 2049” from its perch atop the box office. The pic is a bloody spin on “Groundhog Day.” It follows a college student (Jessica Rothe) who ......mehr

Quelle : Variety

'Happy Death Day' Is a Refreshingly Fun Horror Comedy

Since Happy Death Day is billed as a horror movie, let's start with the most horrific part: Its heroine is forced to walk the same grueling walk of shame — starting with waking up hungover in the same dweeby stranger's bed, and ending with slipping ......mehr

Quelle : The Ringer (blog)

'Happy Death Day' Grinning With $20M-$22M Opening; 'Blade Runner 2049' Looking ...

2nd Update, 12:50PM: After a solid Thursday night, Universal/Blumhouse's Happy Death Day is looking at a Friday at around $9M for $20M-$22M weekend opening at 3,149 theaters, easily taking No. 1 out of the clutches of Alcon Entertainment/Sony's Blade ......mehr

Quelle : Deadline

Happy Death Day Review

While walking into the theater to watch the new slasher, which comes from Blumhouse Productions and the minds behind the Paranormal Activity franchise, I definitely wasn't expecting to be blown away. To be fair, I wasn't. But Happy Death Day, despite ......mehr