Anchor Bay Acquires the Canadian Post-Apocalyptic Thriller The Collapsed

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Anchor Bay has recently snagged distribution rights to the critically-acclaimed post-apocalyptic thriller “The Collapsed”, which follows a family of four as they attempt to travel from the city to a rural community in the middle of nowhere. Not surprisingly, they encounter all sorts of dangerous elements along the way. The film has received quite a bit of praise from an assortment of websites, so I’m quite excited to get my grubby little hands on a copy of the flick. If everything goes according to plan, Anchor Bay will release “The Collapsed” onto DVD and VOD sometime next year. I honestly can’t wait.

Need a synopsis? Well, here you go, my friend:

In the wake of the end of the world, a family of four desperately tries to survive against insurmountable odds. Their goal: escaping the city and traveling to the rural community they once called home, Dover’s Bend.

The constant threat of a violent death forcing them to stay as far away from civilization as possible, they take to the forest, soon to discover the danger posed by other survivors may be the least of their worries.

Want to watch the flick on the big screen? If so, investigate the festival dates below.

Madison Horror Film Festival
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
October 8, 2011
More info soon.

Moving Image Film Festival
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
October 14, 2011 (9:00pm)
Opening night film – More info soon.

Rock and Shock Film Festival
Worchester, Massachusetts, USA
October 14-16, 2011
More info soon.

Horrorquest Film Festival
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
October 22, 2011 (3:00pm)
Full schedule

Killer Film Festival
Sommerville, Massachusetts, USA
November 4, 2011 (5:40pm)
Buy tickets here

And if you missed the trailer before, you can watch it now. How cool is that mess?

Author: Todd Rigney

Todd was raised on a steady diet of Hollywood blockbusters, late-night Cinemax programming, and USA’s “Up All Night,” which may explain why his taste in movies is more than a little questionable. When he isn’t providing news and reviews for Beyond Hollywood, he can be found lounging lazily on his couch, perched in front of his television, or dwelling in places where direct sunlight can be easily avoided. He's happily married, in his 30's, and totally badass. If you'd like to reach Todd, you can follow him on Twitter or send him email/scoops to todd (at)