Excerpt: Dominic Brunt�s second feature Bait premiered at FrightFest 2015 (following his debut Before Dawn in 2012), the tag line for which screams �Hell Hath No Fury�. However, within the first ten/twenty minutes it becomes apparent that there is a lot more going on than just a woman scorned - try a punch...
Excerpt: The Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Josh (Xavier Samuel) is a lifeguard. But one day the brother of his girlfriend Tina (Sharni Vinson) falls victim to a shark. Josh and Tina's relationship doesn't survive the grief, and Tina leaves for Singapore.
Excerpt: It can be frustrating being a fan of sharksploitation pictures. And let’s be clear, “Jaws” (1975) does not belong in that category. That’s a film which transcends the exploitation moniker, despite some who claim it’s nothing more than a well-made B-movie.
Excerpt: In the tradition of Snakes on a Plane comes Sharks in a Grocer , or for short, Bait . Teens, criminals, and bitchy store managers are trapped in a game of survival as a tsunami washes a 12-foot great white into the store, where inhabitants must deal with their situation.
Excerpt: Ah, the shark movie. Will it ever go out of style? Somehow I doubt it. I’m not sure if we should thank Director Steven Spielberg for what he did with Jaws or condone him because its spawned an entire genre of “wannabe” movies just like it.
Summary: Style once again wins hands-down over MIA substance in "Bait," music vid/commercial director Antoine Fuqua's second feature, following last year's similarly sharp-looking empty package "The Replacement Killers.
Summary: Full disclosure: a high concept shark thriller will have me onboard just by being a high concept shark thriller. And the concept behind this movie is so high it makes Deep Blue Sea look like Howard's End .