Blind Revenge
Blind Revenge (2012)

Jane appears to be ideal: attractive, intelligent, unruffled by her employer's abrupt eccentricities. But, gradually, we come aware that Jane has another agenda. Incrementally, Sir Paul's familiar surroundings are altered. His… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 13, 2012
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Critic Score: 14% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

Even bit turns from Miriam Margolyes and Elaine Paige aren't enough to make "Blind Revenge" much more than a stagey misfire.

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Simon Crook
Empire Magazine

Conti, an actor as sturdily reliable as a Volvo, delivers a brittle, curmudgeonly turn, but the story's stiff and the denouement as ordinary as a piece of A4.

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Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

The film feels less like a thriller than an aesthete's tease, and one with a disappointingly stiff, Europuddingy flavour.

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Michael Nordine
L.A. Weekly

It's like turning on a lamp in a room that looked just fine by candlelight.

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Kevin Maher
Times [UK]

A Closed Book is directed by Raoul Ruiz, a "revered member of the European avant-garde" who decided to tackle "the Anglo-Saxon tradition" - with execrable results.

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Chris Prince
Sky Movies

Watching this two-hander feels very much like sitting through a play and although it's a well-acted one, A Closed Book's amateur charms may be lost on moviegoers expecting a lot more flash for their cash.

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David Jenkins
Time Out

With its unlovely DV aesthetic and cheesy midi-synth score, the film has clearly been put together on the cheap. Yet it's also severely lacking in the fundamentals.

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Xan Brooks
Guardian

Eccentric Chilean director Raoul Ruiz has rifled through the Hammer bag of horror tricks and come up with a relentlessly silly, oddly diverting yarn.

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Philip Kemp
Total Film

It's all rather mannered and the final denouement is disappointingly banal.

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