Bloody Awesome Movie Podcast – BAMPocalypse Now Episode 1 – Rec (2007)

Jonathan and Matt are, like the rest of you, in isolation at the moment. Safely ensconced in their own homes across the Atlantic, they decided it was time to do a miniseries of films that feel a little too relatable right now. Not to make light of the scary situation we all currently find ourselves in the midsts of, but rather to make this time of contemplation a little more enjoyable. The guys as that you seek out the films or, in some cases, you avoid them and then listen to our mini-sodes.

BAMPocalypse Now Episode 1 – Rec (2007)

  • Budget/Boxoffice: $9m vs. $32.5m worldwide
  • Directed by Jaume Balagueró and Paco Plaza
  • Written by Jaume Balagueró, Luiso Berdejo and Paco Plaza
  • Starring  Manuela Velasco, Ferran Terraza, Jorge-Yamam Serrano, Pablo Rosso, and David Vert
  • Watched: Jonathan rented on Vudu and Matt saw years ago
  • Issues with watching: Originally the film is in Spanish, but it appears to only have a poorly dubbed English version available to stream
  • RT: 89%
  • Metascore: 69

Matt selected this film as it deals with very relatable subject matter. Residents in an apartment building find themselves on a government and police enforced quarantine with very little explanation as to the reason for it.

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