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Bait Reviews

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Jamie Graham
Total Film
May 2, 2013
More funny than scary, it often feels like Deep Blue Sea meets The Mist... but what's wrong with that?
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Philip French
Observer (UK)
April 21, 2013
Bait is fairly exciting, ingenious, well designed, and is perhaps a clever advertisement for online grocery shopping.
Derek Malcolm
London Evening Standard
April 19, 2013
Jaws it ain't.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Peter Bradshaw
April 18, 2013
It is all very silly, and more Corman than Spielberg, but entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
David Jenkins
Little White Lies
April 18, 2013
You've seen this movie without even seeing it.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Matthew Turner
April 18, 2013
Enormous fun, thanks to pacey direction, strong performances, a number of nicely handled gory bits and a script that pays close attention to the demands of the shark attack genre movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Anton Bitel
Sight and Sound
November 15, 2012
Carp all you like at how subtext, plausibility and sense have been sacrificed to this film's high concept, but all the stereoscopic slaughter is irresistibly appealing.
Dominic Corry
November 1, 2012
It's not spectacular, but it is good enough to see on the big screen.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 2, 2012
It's non-stop bloody fun from start to finish and one that you certainly should invite some friends over to dig on with you... again and again.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Adam Ross
The Aristocrat
September 27, 2012 atheism will be cemented if this earns its money back.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews
September 26, 2012
Had director Kimbell Rendall, his 6 screenwriters, and the studio brass focused on creating a good film rather than selling a glossy product, then humiliation would have been avoided.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Matthew Toomey
ABC Radio Brisbane
September 22, 2012
Bait takes itself way too seriously and there are only a handful of witty one-liners. It leaves us with a flat thriller starring a bunch of characters we couldn't care less about.
Full Review | Original Score: C
September 21, 2012
Sounds like loads of fun - and it should have been.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Matt Donato
We Got This Covered
September 21, 2012
To say Bait features flawed logic is an understatement, but what can you expect when a shark floats down the produce section of your local grocer?
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Margaret Pomeranz
At the Movies (Australia)
September 20, 2012
Think this is absolutely a genre film for a specific audience and I think it will deliver to that audience.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
David Stratton
At the Movies (Australia)
September 20, 2012
Would it have been so hard to find really interesting characters, characters to involve the audience and make us care as to whether or not they'll wind up as fish food?
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Craig Mathieson
The Sunday Age
September 20, 2012
Bait 3D needs to put aside the forced poignancy and attain full great bad movie status. Or at least let the sharks eat more characters.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Jake Wilson
The Age (Australia)
September 20, 2012
Much of Bait is frankly awful, though not unenjoyably so.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Sandra Hall
Sydney Morning Herald
September 20, 2012
The film is a throwback to the heyday of the Australian exploitation movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Anthony Morris
The Vine
September 20, 2012
Calling Bait 3D a crap film would be a compliment.
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