Movie Review: [REC]

rec Spanish altKnowing that [REC] is the movie that Quarantine was based on, you may be hesitant to go see this movie. I’ve already gone over the difference between the two and reviewed the sequel which continues right from where this movie left off so it’s about time I finally reviewed the original.

I consider myself a horror movie connoisseur as I’ve been watching horror movies since I was a kid. I understand that the standard for judging horror movies generally have to be lower than other movie categories and that really good horror movies are few and far between. Then you have those guilty pleasures where you know it’s an enjoyable movie because of the killings and horror scenes even though the story itself is really nothing special. I just love that roller-coaster ride of fear and panic that a good horror movie can send you on.

All that being said,  I really have to admit that in my opinion [REC] is the scariest movie I’ve ever seen. Once everything started spinning out of control my heart was racing and by the end of the movie I was literally up off my couch freaking out.

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Movie Review: [REC 2]

REC2-teaser-posterFirst off, I recognize I never actually reviewed the original REC even though I already compared it with Quarantine and now I have this review posted. I intend to go back to it but I already had this review ready to go so I decided to post it ahead of my review for the original REC. (Update: Finally posted my [REC] review!)

***SPOILERS FOLLOW. READ ONLY AFTER WATCHING REC AND REC 2…***


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Quarantine vs. [REC]

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Bottom Line (even though it’s on top): REC is the better one.