The Gift (1)
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Like all well-made psychological thrillers, 2015’s The Gift makes you believe it is going to be one thing, and then reveals itself to be something else entirely. This type of movie requires at least one twist, and here, the narrative turns itself inside out effectively enough to keep the audience on the edge of its seat, and on its toes. The biggest twist, however, is that, while it first seems to be a film that has a great female role in it, we eventually find that it is, in fact, a story so horrifyingly misogynist that it actually feels like a very real, terrible betrayal.

The Gift is the feature length directorial debut of actor and screenwriter Joel Edgerton. Previously, Edgerton wrote the screenplays for Felony and Jane Got A Gun, as well as writing the initial st...

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