‘Blood’ (2012, dir. Nick Murphy, UK)


“For all its intermittent beauty, much of the sombreness inferred by the form is trampled on by the voluminous despair of the script and its delivery courtesy of Bettany’s cop-on-the-brink. Remove its bleak colours, its shallow familial observations and its thick layering of melancholy, and Blood begins to resemble a regional detective drama of the sort usually found on Sunday night television.”

Read the full entry at Flickering Myth.


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