The Gift Reviews

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November 10, 2015
It's a concept that's more often the basis of arrested development comedies about late bloomers who finally come into their own, but there's nothing funny about how the past looms over the adults that Gordo and Simon have become.
August 20, 2015
The Gift chillingly illustrates what happens when fate reunites a class bully (Jason Bateman) with his prize victim, Gordo (Edgerton).
August 14, 2015
Clever and atmospheric, the film has enough twists to keep the average viewer guessing.
August 13, 2015
Officially, this is a blank-from-hell movie. But Edgerton has remixed the formula.
August 9, 2015
The Gift starts out like so many other thrillers before it - with an attractive, well-to-do couple purchasing a big new house - and then beats its own, uniquely tense and twisted path from there.
August 7, 2015
Just when we think we know where The Gift is going, we're surprised. And then surprised again.
August 7, 2015
Edgerton not only wrote the movie but makes an impressive directorial debut with the ripe-for-discussion subject matter of bullying and its after-effects.
August 7, 2015
Edgerton seems to have pulled "The Gift" right out of a time capsule from 1992.
August 7, 2015
The true star of "The Gift" is Joel Edgerton as director. His deft, control of plot, character, style, and tone is damn near perfect - even if it is in service of a very standard genre piece.
August 7, 2015
"The Gift" uses the tricks of the thriller trade well, but why it really works is that it withholds the necessary information until almost the very end.
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