Blood, sharks and tsunamis: Oz horror delivers

BAIT screened in 3D at midnight to an audience of thrill enthusiasts at the Venice Film Festival recently.

It was a curious addition to the program – a B schlock horror movie at an A-list festival?

It was just what audiences needed after sitting through lengthy, serious auteur works. There’s no chance of falling asleep in Bait, as the film literally gets its teeth into its subject matter within minutes of opening.

Suffering from a morning-after-the-night-before ­hangover, Josh (Samuel) lets his mate and future brother-in-law take his place to surf out to check the buoy. Lucky