Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes to plan.
A loan officer who evicts an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try and save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to a breaking point.
The television reporter Ángela is rescued from the building and taken to an oil tanker to be examined. However, it is unbeknown to the soldiers that she carries the seed of the mysterious demonic virus.
María Alfonsa Rosso
The medical Dr. Owen leads a three-men SWAT team inside the sealed off building to get blood sample from the girl Medeiros to develop an antidote. They are attacked by the zombie-like creatures and Dr. Owen locks a zombie inside a room using a crucifix. He discloses that the patient zero was possessed by the evil and the Vatican sent him to save mankind. Further, they will only leave the building under his voice command. Meanwhile, three teenagers follow a fireman and a man that breaks into the building through the sewage system to rescue his colleague and daughter respectively and they are trapped inside. They are lured and release the evil creature that was locked by Dr. Owen in a room. Out of the blue, the lead team meets the journalist Ângela Vidal hidden inside the building. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The directors were very keen to give the film the additional vibe of a first person shooter video game, where the audience feels personally drawn into the action onscreen. For that reason, the barrel of a gun is in the foreground of a lot of shots. See more »
When the doctor's testing the blood, the plate changes from being 80% filled with thick blood to being fully covered with a thin layer of blood, just before busting into flames, after a soldier passes in front of the camera. See more »
Same writer, same director, different saga. And you notice that.
The second chapter of Balagueró's trilogy is almost a single continuous story split into two parts (tome II and III), while the first episode is more stand-alone (and IMHO the best one on celluloid). In such rare cases, the movie can be an independent piece of art, on the same level or even better, than the original.
It's definitely not like that here. But you could at least demand, that you should be able to see the movie and understand it, ...that's quite difficult, This is just drab. I don't even want to go into details. The cinematography is bland, the Stockholmian scenes are awful, and even I found chronological inconsistencies. Don't see this, not even for a laugh unless you like less-than-Steven Segal-ish funny laugh-fodder. It could have been good, but is most definitely transformed into pap by the director and script-writer in cahoots.
I put 1/10 on this movie knowing that it deserves probably a 3/10 to reduce this insane over-rating.
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