There's little originality but a decent amount of suspense, a great deal of blood and some promise.
Philip French - Observer [UK]
Packed with references to classic horror thrillers, this Australian film is a gimmicky freak-out that keeps our pulses racing even if it never really gets under the skin.
Rich Cline - Contactmusic.com
A squeaky door steals the show.
Great individual scenes do not quite add up to a great film.
Anton Bitel - Little White Lies
It's one thing to pay homage to your favourite filmmakers; it's another to rip them off. If there's a fine line between the two, China has stepped well and truly over it.
Miles Fielder - The List
Though minimalist to a fault, there's plenty of tension to keep this grisly Aussie thriller bounding along.
Shaun Munro - What Culture
The result is gory and stark, but no Blood Simple.
Rosie Fletcher - Total Film