[REC] 3 Genesis - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

[REC] 3 Genesis Reviews

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Eric D. Snider
July 17, 2013
Offers some dark laughs, bloody kills, and moderate thrills.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Eric Melin
September 22, 2012
A bit short on original ideas, but at 81 minutes, it's difficult to say that it's too long. Some may feel that the humor betrays the mood of first two movies, and that dropping the reality style was a mistake, but I disagree.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Matt Donato
We Got This Covered
September 14, 2012
Even when fully acknowledging its flaws and underdeveloped ideas, one can still find loads of fun rampaging through the film.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Top Critic
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
September 7, 2012
Plaza throws in more than enough ludicrous touches of his own to grab viewers by their arteries and never let go.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
September 6, 2012
An awesomely crazy survival-horror joyride.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Brian Tallerico
September 6, 2012
This thing has a pulse. It may be pushing blood through a gushing jugular but it's beating.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5.0
William Bibbiani
September 5, 2012
One of the best horror movies of the year. Granted it's been a crap year for the genre so far, but a compliment is still a compliment.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Top Critic
Andrew Schenker
Village Voice
September 4, 2012
Giddy shots of the undead slogging through a decimated party-scape materialize the decadence and instability of upper-crust family life, even as groom and (pregnant) bride prepare to give birth to another generation of the Spanish elite.
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
September 4, 2012
Plaza sends the franchise into yet another direction with this lean, scary zombie thriller, punctuating scenes with both humour and emotion
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Jonathan Crocker
Total Film
September 3, 2012
Oddball comedy instantly kills zombie scares - the neck-ripping is bloody but boring - leaving you clinging to the fun moments when director Paco Plaza nails it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Marc Lee
Daily Telegraph (UK)
August 31, 2012
Presents more ripped flesh and spilt guts but in a new, sunnier setting - a wedding reception at a sprawling country mansion.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5

August 29, 2012
Slicker, sillier, bloodier, [REC]3 is a very different beast from its predecessors - and it works a treat.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Rob Carnevale
The List
August 28, 2012
While [REC] lacks any real potency in the scare department, it's a wild ride that keeps the franchise at the forefront of the zombie genre.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Brian Orndorf
August 2, 2012
Extraordinarily entertaining, cheeky yet grim, and enjoyably stabilized, Genesis is fantastic horror hellraising, while once again pushing the series in a promising new direction.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Bill Gibron
July 28, 2012
If you recognize...that Plaza is going for something along the lines of Freddy vs. Jason and The Cabin in the Woods, you'll cheer for this well done bit of meta macabre.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Paul Chambers
Movie Chambers
December 3, 2012
Well, bite me, if this movie didn't suck.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
Jeff Beck
November 5, 2012
Like with the previous films, you can expect lots of blood and gruesome kills, but after a while, you come to the realization that the filmmakers aren't doing anything new with the series, turning this into a rather perfunctory exercise.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
October 21, 2012
...a garden-variety zombie movie that boasts few attributes designed to separate it from its legion of competitors.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Dan Lybarger
KC Active
September 17, 2012
Just because a movie is subtitled doesn't mean it's any more imaginative or better crafted than domestic films.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
September 7, 2012
"Zombieland" and possibly "Shaun of the Dead" aside, this isn't a genre with a lot of life in it.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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