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The Gift Reviews

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 28, 2010
A superior horror movie for older teens.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009
Though "The Gift" is tonally uneven, it's still worth a watch if only for the mood and inherent dread present.
Scott Mendelson
April 25, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: A-

Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5

Film Threat
January 12, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
October 30, 2002
...not too bad in a gothic whodunit kind of way
Full Review| Original Score: B-
Matthew Turner
October 30, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
August 4, 2002
This is one of the best films about the supernatural that has come out in recent years, along with "The Others," and "The Sixth Sense.'
Full Review | Original Score: B+
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
June 10, 2002
Brimming with gentility, quiet sadness and weary perseverance, Blanchett's mesmerizing Annie brings to mind the sturdy, often lonely women Sissy Spacek created in movies like "Raggedy Man" and "Marie."
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies
February 28, 2002
In lesser hands, this film would have been pretty bad.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals
November 27, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons
October 30, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
October 24, 2001
Thoughtful and gripping without wallowing in dramatics, it marks another high point in Sam Raimi's strange, but increasingly accomplished film career.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central
July 20, 2001
...If I was finally let down by the resolution of The Gift's central mystery, I felt lucky to have had Blanchett, Reeves, and, especially, Ribisi, as escorts.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 15, 2001
It's a good story with unexpected and even almost shocking plot twists, and a whole film of very, very good performances.
Full Review| Original Score: 4.5
Top Critic
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
June 4, 2001
| Original Score: 4/5
May 12, 2001
| Original Score: 3/4
Michael Thomson
April 16, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Prairie Miller
WBAI Web Radio
March 24, 2001
..a richly textured psychological occult tale of desolation and troubled lives in backwoods Georgia.
Full Review

Empire Magazine
March 2, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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