[REC]³ Génesis 2012

Critics score:
39 / 100

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Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times: With slapstick smothering the scares, "[REC 3]" is further marred by a plot in which the muted Catholicism of its antecedents is turned up to full blast. Read more

Tasha Robinson, AV Club: It's hard to maintain dread while the filmmakers are so obviously grinning at their own cleverness. Read more

Stephen Whitty, Newark Star-Ledger: "Zombieland" and possibly "Shaun of the Dead" aside, this isn't a genre with a lot of life in it. Read more

Joe Neumaier, New York Daily News: Like vampires, this genre is getting deadly. Read more

V.A. Musetto, New York Post: Plaza throws in more than enough ludicrous touches of his own to grab viewers by their arteries and never let go. Read more

Nigel Floyd, Time Out: For all its gleeful limb-severing, offal-scoffing and chainsaw-wielding, this disco mirrorball of a movie scatters ideas in all directions, rather than focusing the spotlight on what counts - the scares. Read more

Andrew Schenker, Village Voice: 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. Read more