Dr. Owen (Jonathan Mellor), an official from the Ministry of Health, and a heavily armed GEO team of four (Fernandez, Martos, Rosso and Larra) equipped with video cameras are sent into a quarantined apartment building to find out what happened to its inhabitants, who have been rendered infectious and violent by a contagious virus. Ascending to the attic (where the first film ended) and finding it unoccupied, they return downstairs to investigate a disturbance and are attacked by infected residents.
During the investigation, Martos is infected while encountering some of the possessed residents. Owen then uses religious mantra and a rosary to hold him off in a room. He reveals that he is actually a priest sent by the Vatican to get a blood sample from a possessed girl named Tristana Medeiros, the root of the infection. The GEO operators search the apartment where Medeiros was held and find the body of Father Albelda, the original priest charged with the case of Medeiros's possession. They then find a sample of Medeiros's blood taken by Albelda, but lose it to Fernandez's improper handling. Owen tells them that the only way to accomplish the mission now is to get a blood sample from Tristana herself. They are attacked by a group of infected, and Larra, separated from the others and cornered into a room, commits suicide.
The father of Jennifer persuades a firefighter to help him enter the building through the sewers. They are unknowingly followed by three teenagers, Tito, Mire and Ori, and the police seal their exit. Jennifer's father is bitten and infected and killed by Owen and the GEO team, while the firefighter is attacked by Martos and killed accidentally by Mire, who kills Martos right after. After Tito is infected, Owen, Fernandez and Rosso find the group. They lock Mire and Ori in a room and encounter reporter Ángela Vidal (Manuela Velasco) shocked but safe. The group questions the possessed Tito and deduce from his cryptic answers that Medeiros is in the penthouse and that certain areas are only accessible in total darkness aside from infrared light.
The group finds a hidden door using the night vision on Ángela's camera. They are attacked by Medeiros, who kills Fernandez, and attacks Owen before Ángela blows her head off with a shotgun. Owen is enraged because he needed the blood sample, but the unnerved Ángela can only think to leave the building. When Owen refuses to authorize their exit, Ángela attacks him and kills Rosso when he attempts an intervention. It is revealed that the demon possessing Tristana has now possessed Ángela. Ángela kills Owen and imitates his voice to contact the authorities. She tells them that the mission has been accomplished, that Owen must stay inside due to being infected, and that the only survivor allowed to leave is Ángela. A flashback then reveals what happened right before the story's beginning: Ángela was captured by Medeiros and had a vermiform organism orally transmitted into her. As the response team arrived, Ángela went into hiding.
Following the success of Rec, Jaume Balagueró and Paco Plaza signed on for a sequel. Principal photography began on 10 November 2008 and wrapped in December 2008. The film reunites the directors with many of the original cast and crew members of the previous film. It was shot in Barcelona over six weeks.
The film premiered at the 66th Venice International Film Festival, out of competition. It was also shown at the Midnight Madness portion of the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival, as well as the 2009 Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas, and the 2009 Sitges Film Festival. It went on general release in Spain the first weekend of October, going to No. 1 in the Spanish box office and achieving the best opening weekend of the year for a Spanish film.
Rec 2 was released in New Zealand theaters by Vendetta Films on 13 November 2009. The marketing budget for the film, NZ$7500, was used to create a website, where the remaining $5000 marketing budget would be given away to the member of the public who was judged responsible for the most good publicity generated for the release of the film. Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will release the film on DVD in October 2010. In March 2010 Magnolia Pictures acquired the rights for the US market and will screen the film in a theatrical release in July 2010. The distributor Magnolia pictures will screen the film on Video on Demand platforms on 4 June 2010 and released the film only on DVD. Magnolia has the film set with a release on 9 July 2010 and released on 30 March 2010 the UK trailer.
Reviewing the film in The New York Times, Jeannette Catsoulis praised the sound design and the directing, but criticised the sequel's lack of terror found in the original film, and its anti-Catholic sentiment and repetitive staging.
On 3 May 2010, Bloody Disgusting announced that "...Filmax will produce two new [REC] films in the next couple of years called [REC] 3: Genesis and [REC] 4 with the same directors as the first two films." Genesis was released on 30 March 2012, and centers on an outbreak in a distant location from the original apartment building, also having prequel elements. [REC] 4 ended the saga with the infection spreading on a ship. The movie was released 31 October 2014 .
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Rec 2 begins exactly where the predecessor left off with Dr Owen, an official from the Ministry of Health, and a heavily armed GEO team of four (Fernandez, Martos, Rosso and Larra) equipped with video cameras are sent into a quarantined apartment building to control the situation and also in search for the potential cure for the virus.
This sequel takes place almost immediately after its predecessor ended; only this time, we are following some SWAT team and a bunch of nosy teenagers. Yes, it means multiple stories with multiple cameras. I love how they interweave each other though. Plus, a very familiar face made an appearance.
This sequel also amps up the thrills and the fear factor ten more times. The half of it feels like you're watching a first-person shooter video game. It's directed with such energy and expands its initial story. Although I admit that the film's demonic possession plotline was quiet lame compared to the initial virus infection from the first film.
A near perfect evocation of 00's survival horror game structure and tropes translated to movie form, the squad-on-a-mission, single-or-multi-player. [REC]^2 complicates and expands the protocols of the first movie, but does so at the cost of pacing and consistency, so that there are more weapons and ammo, at least initially, to blow infected away with, less running and hiding. The breathless, mounting fear shifts up and down in gears and also in tracks, to create a more complex interwoven narrative, which has greater ambition but less drive. The first [REC] had almost zero verbal exposition, so various clues could be picked up from the environment, which is scarier than someone telling another character what is happening so that you can watch. The higher degree of artifice and the campier tone don't quite work for me, but as a video game adaptation to a video game that never existed, this is probably the best of its kind.
Taking place immediately after the events of the first film, [REC] may lack the sublime quality of its remarkable predecessor & looks more like a rehash of [REC] than anything else, it nonetheless manages to be very effective in few sequences, does a fine job in momentarily recreating the nerve-wracking tension of the original and even though it's by no means a worthy sequel, it still fares much better than its cash-grab counterparts.
The problem here is that this film tries to be too clever and tie in everything neatly with the first part. That is unnecessary and just doesn't work. At all. The plot is awful. It starts explaining everything from the get go and keeps doing that for its entire running time. It's like how explaining a joke takes away the comedy,here it takes away the mystery and the suspense. There is also a switch in narrative perspective which is unnecessary as it doesn't add anything at all. 041b061a72