The origins of the demonically possessed that inhabit the apartment building from the first two [REC] movies is explained in this prequel from director Paco Plaza, one of the two co-directors of the series. His twice over collaborator, Juame Balaguero, returns to helm [REC Apocalypse}, the conclusion to the first-person action horror franchise. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi
Being a fan of Paco Plaza’s Spanish horror films “[REC]” (inspired the American remake “Quarantine”) and its sequel “[REC] 2“, I was ecstatic to learn that the next sequel “[REC] 3: Genesis” was going to be shown in U.S. theaters and video on demand. This film is a parallel sequel to the first two films and tries to open a new plotline in the franchise, while it further develops the premise introduced in the most recent film. … more
Star Rating: I have not seen every zombie movie ever made, but I’m fairly sure there has never been one in which the zombies are stopped dead in their tracks (pardon the pun) simply by reading passages from the Bible. I’m not exactly sure how this works or what it implies, but if it’s this easy to stop an apocalypse of this nature, I say go for it. The sooner word spreads, the sooner the monotony of gory, violent, predictable zombie movies … more
Loved the [REC] Spanish horror franchise, but going on a prequel approach for the 3rd sequel seems a little risky after the climax of [REC] 2. Still, the filmamkers appear to know what they are doing, so I'll give this a look when it comes out.