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[Rec] 2 Reviews

July 23, 2010
Multiplying the video-cams only dilutes the effect. Better to stick with one perspective. And see [Rec] first.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
July 15, 2010
The quality has deteriorated like a dubbed VHS.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
July 13, 2010
Bloodthirsty zombies come out to play to diminishing effect in this DIY-style Spanish horror sequel.
July 9, 2010
Frantic from the get-go, this new crop of zombie bait barrels through shadowy hallways and fends off waxen, emaciated attackers with such hysterical speed it's impossible to know -- or care -- whose face has just been chomped.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
July 9, 2010
The shaky camera work (and explosive gore) can get literally nauseating. But when the characters' cameras run low, and the screen goes black? That's the scariest thing of all.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
July 8, 2010
Unlike so many sequels, [REC] 2 builds nicely on the ideas introduced first time around; in particular, the nature and history of the disease, only touched on in the original, are explored much more fully here to chilling effect.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
July 8, 2010
The mayhem, efficiently maintained for a just-right 84 minutes, makes [REC] 2 strictly for horror fans.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 8, 2010
The new film manages to retain the claustrophobic tension of the original while deftly juggling multiple viewpoints.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 8, 2010
[REC] 2 smartly picks up right where the first one left off, and takes little time to reestablish momentum.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
July 7, 2010
With this underwhelming sequel, Spain proves it can stand toe to toe with any nation in the manufacture of unnecessary follow-ups.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 6, 2010
Contrived panic abounds, as do expiring camcorder batteries and expletive-laden variations on "Shoot it in the head!"
May 27, 2010
Despite a few neat surprises, [Rec] 2 mainly expands on familiar images and ideas.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
September 3, 2009
A sequel to the Spanish cult hit that offers an explanation for something that was far more effective when left largely unexplained.