Nice little horror anthology with the first and last stories being best (The first is the scariest and the last is a spoof on Asian Ghost movies.). All content © 2004-2020 ScreenAnarchy LLC. In 4bia, Shutter-director Banjong Pisanthanakun supplied us with the best segment, In the Middle and surprisingly, he directed the worst, most inconsistent segment in Phobia 2, entitled In the End. They won't be able to see your review if you only submit your rating. Hoping to cash in on the success of the segment in the first film, all of the same jokes are brought back this time and come off as stale and lazy. Spooky and violent, with a twist ending. Great suspense and quite scary which the Thai's do really well.
Regal (7/10) The image is an example of a ticket confirmation email that AMC sent you when you purchased your ticket. Novice ties together Thai folklore, karma, and a vast improvement on special effects, proving that the segment in the first film suffered due to budget constraints more than anything else. Novice: A young man with a troubled past is left to live among monks, where karma catches up to him. Audience Reviews for Phobia 2 (Ha phraeng) Aug 03, 2011 An anthology is the sum of its parts, so how does this particular set stack up? The second segment is called Ward and takes place in a shared hospital room, between an old man being kept alive on a respirator and a young motor-accident victim, with a lack of respect for his elders. (8.5/10) Watched 2014. Please click the link below to receive your verification email. Don't have an account? I loved the first Phobia, and this was a step down. Phobia 2 is a sequel to the Thai-anthology film 4bia (aka Phobia). Keep checking Rotten Tomatoes for updates! I actually liked this better than the 1st Phobia. Forgot your password? Join here.
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A gruesome little ghost story, once again featuring karma as a main theme. By opting to have your ticket verified for this movie, you are allowing us to check the email address associated with your Rotten Tomatoes account against an email address associated with a Fandango ticket purchase for the same movie. Just confirm how you got your ticket. horror, Despite the disappointment of the last segment, this was a vast improvement on the first anthology. Don’t worry, it won’t take long.
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This segment was incredibly out of place as the first four segments were very similar in tone, providing classic creepy and this segment was so out of place and unoriginal. Film data from TMDb. I believe the title was changed because instead of four segments, the sequel has five. (5/10) It seems they really become self deprecating (in a good way) and playful when working in both of the Phobia anthology films rather than their much more serious feature length films.
This horror anthology lacks a wraparound narrative but sports a theme in both car accidents and karma (for the most part, in the first 4 segments).
Phobia 2 is a sequel to the Thai-anthology film 4bia (aka Phobia). Hollie is using Letterboxd to share film reviews and lists with friends. There are no critic reviews yet for Phobia 2 (Ha phraeng). J.R. 'Bob' Dobbs & The Church of the SubGenius, Fall TV First Look: Find Out What’s Coming, The Best Peacock Original Shows and Movies, All Upcoming Disney Movies: New Disney Live-Action, Animation, Pixar, Marvel, and More. Backpackers: My favorite of the bunch. (8/10) Copyright © Fandango. Loved the kid as a monk in the first story about the ghost and also the zombies story and the ghosts in the cars. Please reference “Error Code 2121” when contacting customer service. © Letterboxd Limited. This one is just as heavy on the karma-angle as the first segment, Novice. Coming Soon. Montreal Nouveau 2020 Review: KILL IT AND LEAVE THIS TOWN, An Animated and Discordant Purgatory, Review: SYNCHRONIC, The Science of Altered States, 70s Rewind: DEATH LINE, People Are Hungry Underground, Review: REBECCA, Latest Adaptation of Du Marnier's Novel Pales in Comparison, Busan 2020 Review: GOOD PERSON Compels With Its Dizzying Morality Play, Exclusive Teaser Premiere: HEADLINES ARE FRONTLINES, Review: BORAT SUBSEQUENT MOVIEFILM Ambushes Amazon, Benjamin Umstead, Los Angeles, California. The fourth segment is called Salvage about a used-car saleswoman who lies to her customers, claiming the cars have never been in an accident when in reality, most are restored after deadly car wrecks. Cinemark You're almost there!
Apr Interestingly enough the worst segment of the first film (4bia) is directed by Paween Purikitpanya who brought us the best segment in Phobia 2. I believe the title was changed because instead of four segments, the sequel has five. Great! 27, Made by fans in Auckland, New Zealand. Two young hitchhikers are picked up by two truckers with cargo more dangerous than any of them know. The segment isn't absolutely awful because the actors are good but it just didn't belong in this anthology, it felt tacked on, it felt even more repetitive as it slugged along and I'm not sure what the hell the producers were thinking about (other than money) when including this segment. The percentage of users who rated this 3.5 stars or higher. We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future. In the End: A funny and subversive tale about the filming of one of those "spooky long-haired ghost girl" horror films that had been coming out of the east so frequently in the last 10+ years. Your AMC Ticket Confirmation# can be found in your order confirmation email. Review: This is an admirable followup to the first entry, but I don't think the stories are quite as powerful as the previous batch. We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your email.
Ward: An injured teenager spends the night in a hospital room with a brain dead old man on a respirator who is slated to be taken off life support the next day. Mobile site. Two Japanese backpackers hitchhiking their way through Thailand are picked up by two unsavory characters in a large covered truck. "Novice," "Ward," "Backpackers," "Salvage" and "In the End" make up a collection of five horror stories. Sidney Poitier’s 7 Most Memorable Performances, All Harry Potter Movies Ranked Worst to Best by Tomatometer. Phobia 2 gets off to a rocky start, but overall it's an entertaining and varied mix of Thai horror.
Just below that it reads "Ticket Confirmation#:" followed by a 10-digit number. Just leave us a message here and we will work on getting you verified. The result was a huge success, one that won both at the box office and in the press - a result that has led now to a sequel. Get the freshest reviews, news, and more delivered right to your inbox! This horror anthology lacks a wraparound narrative but sports a theme in both car accidents and karma (for the most part, in the first 4 segments).
Only the last story fell flat for me although it was more of a comedy and was quite fun the last one. Coming Soon. Interesting idea, but lacking in execution and a bit boring until the end.