The Horror Asylum


Premium Benefits & Services


Buy Scream Issue 27


Sign Up   Forgot Password? 
11,509 horror articles & features | 6,910 horror movies | 1,464 horror reviews | 1,072 giveaways hosted | 216 interesting interviews Established in 2001  
The Horror Asylum
  Horror News   Reviews   Giveaways   Interviews
Movies | TV | DVDs | Books | Games Movies | DVD | Books Just Added | Ending Soon Just Added | Archives
Home Enquiries Submissions Advertise Premium Feeds Cookies About Dark Lounge

LATEST HORROR HEADLINES

Jessy Schram Joins 'Lizzie Borden: The Fall River Chronicles' New Alternative 'V/H/S Viral' Poster Unveiled Welcome to Jurassic World: Continuing the Huge and Popular Global Franchise The Bram Stoker 2014 International Film Festival Retrospective
Dark Moon Teleports into the Horror Comic Scene A Supernatural Face-Off: When Vampires meet Werewolves Saurav Dutt's 'Cannibal Metropolis' Now Available to Buy! Premiere Entertainment Nabs Sales Rights To 'Dark Was The Night'

Ghost In The Shell ARISE: Borders 1 & 2 Blu-ray Giveaway
Ghost In The Shell ARISE: Borders 1 & 2 Blu-ray Giveaway
Bayonetta (The Movie): Bloody Fate Blu-ray Giveaway
Bayonetta (The Movie): Bloody Fate Blu-ray Giveaway
The Purge: Anarchy DVD Giveaway
The Purge: Anarchy DVD Giveaway
Haunted Honeymoon Getaway
Haunted Honeymoon Getaway


The Collection
Buy from Play.com Buy from Zavvi.com

The Collection (2012)

movie | Movie Details
Images, Posters, News
| Comments
Have your say

Plot Summary:

"Arkin escapes with his life from the vicious grips of "The Collector" during an entrapment party where he adds beautiful Elena to his "Collection." Instead of recovering from the trauma, Arkin is suddenly abducted from the hospital by mercenaries hired by Elena's wealthy father. Arkin is blackmailed to team up with the mercenaries and track down The Collector's booby trapped warehouse and save Elena."


Review by
Phil Davies Brown
Follow me:
@horrorasylum
Review Date: 13 June 2013 My Rating: out of 5

 
 

This sequel went straight to DVD in the UK which was a shame as it’s one of the best horror films I’ve seen in quite some time.

Picking up where the original left off, the titular baddie still has Arkin locked in a box - but he also has his sights set on a new victim, a young woman named Elena. During an awesome set-piece at an exclusive party, Elena sets Arkin free but is captured. Arkin is then forced into helping an elite team free Elena from the confines of a booby trapped warehouse.

I really enjoyed this. It was much slicker than its predecessor, ultimately serving as a perfect example of how to write a screenplay. There’s no fat on these bones – Dunstan & Melton have now perfected their craft (slaving away on Saw sequels) ensuring that the audience are taken on a lightening quick thrill ride.

The scene is set, the characters are introduced and we get on with the story. There’s no mucking around and the film doesn’t outstay its welcome.

I liked the cast, the story, the setting, the set pieces, the soundtrack – I loved every minute of it. I was only sad that it was over so quickly.

OVERALL SUMMARY
This film seems to have divided fan opinion (they either love it or hate it) but I loved it! It was easily better than half of the saw sequels for starters.




Blood and Guts: Comments

Username:
Password:

Not Registered?
Sign up for FREE >>




VOTE ON THIS

Rated 3.3/5 stars (76 votes cast)

 
There are currently no comments.
Why not have your say!?



LATEST REVIEWS

Here Comes the Devil Movie Review

Here Comes the Devil

As Above, So Below Movie Review

As Above, So Below

Afterparty Movie Review

Afterparty

Flea, The (Short) Movie Review

Flea, The (Short)

Extraterrestrial Movie Review

Extraterrestrial

The ABCs of Death 2 Movie Review

The ABCs of Death 2

V/H/S Viral Movie Review

V/H/S Viral

Off Season Movie Review

Off Season

Eat Me! Movie Review

Eat Me!

The Babadook Movie Review

The Babadook

Ouija Movie Review

Ouija

It Follows Movie Review

It Follows

See No Evil 2 Movie Review

See No Evil 2

Wrong Turn 6: Last Resort Movie Review

Wrong Turn 6: Last Resort

She (Short) Movie Review

She (Short)

LATEST GIVEAWAYS

Ghost In The Shell ARISE: Borders 1 & 2 Blu-ray Giveaway Bayonetta (The Movie): Bloody Fate Blu-ray Giveaway
The Purge: Anarchy DVD Giveaway Haunted Honeymoon Getaway

AN INTERVIEW WITH

An Interview with Peter Stormare
Peter Stormare

Original Horror Shirts
Vampires.com Werewolves.com




Funny Shirts