Blame Reviews

January 8, 2018
This is a dark, sharply crafted and ultimately touching drama on teenage angst, as well as female camaraderie and rivalry, written with the kind of artistic maturity it takes many filmmakers years to acquire and hone.
January 5, 2018
It's a story where, perhaps, there's enough guilt to go around. But the credit for telling it goes completely to a bright young talent.
January 5, 2018
Blame crackles with fires within fires.
January 5, 2018
Shephard has a lively eye for the neurotic ripples of high-school society, but her most audacious gambit is to dare to place the audience in a grey zone between innocence and judgment ...
January 4, 2018
It's a deliberate film, and a brilliantly constructed one as well. We definitely haven't heard the last of Quinn Shephard.
January 4, 2018
"Blame" is earnest but underdeveloped. At the same time, it's overdetermined and often overplayed.
January 2, 2018
It's impressive enough that 22-year-old Quinn Shephard wrote, directed, produced, edited and stars in the high-school melodrama "Blame." It's almost a bonus that the movie's good.
December 30, 2017
In attempting to grapple with issues of bullying, mental health, burgeoning sexuality, and pedophilia, the film bites off more than it can chew.
May 4, 2017
Quinn Shephard. Write that name down, commit it to memory, you'll be hearing a lot more about it -- particularly once people get a look at this brutally intelligent and dazzlingly visceral high school drama.
May 2, 2017
The result, though under-realized, shows great promise from a filmmaker who's clearly just getting started.
April 30, 2017
As a director, (Quinn Shephard) crafted a film that's moody, raw, enthralling, and haunting.
April 23, 2017
The film is powered by some fine acting, as well as a current of sincere feeling that helps you forgive some of its more conspicuous flaws and limitations.