n18
NEWS|Entertainment 
   |

About author

If 'The Collection' was a rock concert, it wouldn't be a stretch to call it the 'Guts N' Adipose' show. Blood, body fats and all kinds of innards go flying in every frame of this shock-attack, horror flick and if you have the stomach for torture porn (50 Shades of Grey fans, this could be THE next big thing), then 'The Collection' is for you. For us however, it didn't quite work and was more a gore bore than a thrilling experience.

What's it about?
The sequel to 'The Collector' picks up shortly after the final events of the last film. A pall of fear hangs over the city after the shocking murders that took place in the first film, but that doesn't stop footloose and fancy-free teenager Elena (Natalie Portman-lookalike, Emma Fitzpatrick) from sneaking out of her home to attend an underground party. The psychotic serial killer singles out Elena as his next prize and proceeds to reduce everyone at the party to a pulp, except her. As the gore fest is underway, Arkin (Josh Stewart), who was captured in the first movie, manages to escape but is soon compelled to help a rescue squad hired by Elena's father. The team head to the Collector's lair, where all kinds of horrors await them.

If the film wasn't already enough of a hack job, the censors go at it until what you get is a set of jumpy sequences during the most thrilling moments. The performances of most of the cast are hilarious, as are some of the continuity errors. Elena does a decent job at playing hapless victim and Nancy Drew (in one scene, she uses her bra to unhook a box), but Stewart hams his way through (just why he takes his shirt off in one scene is still a mystery, but then, so are similar acts by Salman Khan in his movies). The squad sent in to save Elena is also godawful, and it's a wonder the killer didn't die laughing at the mohawk one member sports. As for the gory bits, we could count on one hand the scenes that made us jump. We were too busy laughing at the unintentional hilarity for the rest.

What to do?
Slasher flicks are not our cup of tea, but even then, we think 'The Collection' is worth a miss.

in.com rating: 1/5

For more reviews, photos, videos of The Collection, go here.

Tag : #The Collection #The Collection review

Varun Dhawan: I don't want to do movies like 'Ek Villain' at the moment

from IBNLive

Varun Dhawan: I don't want to do movies like 'Ek Villain' at the moment

Mumbai: Actor Varun Dhawan, who followed up the success of his debut film \'Student Of The Year\' (SOTY) with comic entertainer \'Main Tera Hero\' and will now be seen in a romantic film \'Hump...


Priyanka Chopra's fans ridicule her by asking inappropriate questions on reddit

from IBNLive

Priyanka Chopra's fans ridicule her by asking inappropriate questions on reddit

New Delhi: Priyanka Chopra thought of having a Q&A session with her fans last night and asked her fans to put up any question they wanted her to answer on the open forum. Little did she know, t...

'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' is a modern-day tribute to DDLJ: Varun Dhawan

from IBNLive

'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' is a modern-day tribute to DDLJ: Varun Dhawan

Kolkata: After two back-to-back hits, Varun Dhawan is looking forward to his forthcoming 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' and says the movie is a modern-day version of the 1995 cult film 'Dilwale Du...

Manish Paul: No problem with Drashti Dhami after 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa' reshuffle

from IBNLive

Manish Paul: No problem with Drashti Dhami after 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa' reshuffle

New Delhi: Popular TV anchor Manish Paul, who has replaced Drashti Dhami on \'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7\', says his comeback on the show has not affected his friendship with the \'Madhubala\' actres...

Purab Kohli: I was shocked by my elimination from 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7'

from IBNLive

Purab Kohli: I was shocked by my elimination from 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7'

Mumbai: Bollywood actor Purab Kohli is the second contestant to be ousted from the celebrity dance reality show \'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa\' season seven. The \'Rock On!\' star said he was not expec...

Movie review: Humshakals has little to offer except dim-witted comedy

from Hindustan Times

Movie review: Humshakals has little to offer except dim-witted comedy

Based in London, the film is about the confusion caused due to three identical people Ashok (Saif Ali), Kumar (Riteish Deshmukh) and Mamaji (Ram Kapoor).

Extremely disturbed by the end result: Bipasha Basu explains her absence from 'Humshakals' promotions

from IBNLive

Extremely disturbed by the end result: Bipasha Basu explains her absence from 'Humshakals' promotions

Mumbai: There has been much speculation about Bipasha Basu's constant absence from the promotions of 'Humshakals'. Directed by Sajid Khan, the film which stars Saif Ali Khan, Riteish Deshmukh, Ram Kap...