Blame (2010)

Five men bent on revenge discover getting even isn't as simple as they thought -- and the circumstances not as cut and dried as they believed -- in this psychological drama from Australia. Bernard (Damian de Montemas) is a middle-aged… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 31, 2010
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Jude Allder
Empire Magazine Australasia

Strong debut from Australian writer-director Michael Henry. Tightly wound and nicely progressed, this impressive potboiler deserves a wider audience than its limited release pattern will afford it.

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Sandra Hall
Sydney Morning Herald

The menace is missing. What we get instead is much bumbling about in the bush.

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Emmet O'Cuana
FILMINK (Australia)

Aided by an excellent cast and terrific premise, this had the potential to be an engaging nail-biter but unfortunately ends up predictable and contrived.

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CJ Johnson
ABC Radio (Australia)

It's essentially well acted, beautifully shot, and the script has enough propulsion to sustain its very modest eighty-eight minutes.

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David Stratton
At the Movies (Australia)

This is a local production that punches above its weight.

Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

Writer/director Michael Henry gradually teases out the secrets that only one of the five know: secrets that once revealed, become demons that won't be easily put down

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Simon Miraudo

Michael Henry's Blame clearly takes inspiration from the greats, and the writer/director certainly recognises the ingredients required for a taut psychological thriller, but he doesn't quite follow through in the execution.

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Anthony Morris
The Vine

There's nothing going on here that you haven't seen done before elsewhere and better, but there's still enough here that's fresh.

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Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

Here's a juicy revenge thriller that is crammed with tension, action, suspense and a couple of twists before its deadly resolution

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