The response to this film makes sense to me.
Most people liked the first one and they think this one is better.
I thought the first one was mediocre and I think this one is worse.
The first thing that has to be addressed is that the pacing here is awful. The film is literally missing a third act. Ambiguity is cool, but your film kinda just does need to have an ending, and there's just not an ending here. I checked my phone during the final scene and assumed we had a half an hour of movie left... and then it just ended. Also, this is literally the first movie again. Whenever a sequel is made, there has to…