Hello, I'm Sean, and I just love cinema.
Watched virtually at Panic Fest 2022.
I was very concerned with where this film was headed during the first 20 mins. However, it flips its story on its head and turns into something.. different. While it wasn't perfect and I personally felt it could have had more at the end, the more it tells its story the more I enjoyed it.
I got a ticket to see this virtually a little while ago but didn't end up watching it then.
I felt bad for wasting money on a ticket and not end up seeing it.
I feel like people are gonna go into this film dreading the found footage aspect. Understandable as it's not for everyone. I also feel like this subverts like every single expectation you have going into a found footage film. For that, wow. What an…
One of the absolute hardest parts about creating a great horror film nowadays is creating something that genuinely terrifies you, something that strikes a chord deep within the confides of your soul and brings out the emotion known as 'fear'. [Rec], directed by Juame balaguero and Paco Plaza, is one of the only films of recent memory to strike that emotion as fearless and completely visceraly as it did. There's such a compelling sense of isolation, dread, and claustrophobia that runs through 97% of the run time that really hasn't been explored in similar motion pictures that's mean, and unforgiving.