Bluray Review: THE GIFT

Psychological thrillers have always been a secret guilty pleasure for me in the past. Movies like What Lies Beneath, Dressed to Kill, and Deathtrap have been staples in my collection for years with the number-one spot belonging to Paul Verhoeven’s Basic Instinct. Though I don’t watch as many of them as I frequently once did […]

Presents come early when Thriller THE GIFT Heads to Digital HD and Blu-Ray/DVD on October 27

One of this year’s pleasant surprises was the Joel Edgerton-written and directed Blumhouse thriller, THE GIFT. It was a film that shocked audiences with its restraint and ability to give genre fans a film with closer ties to Hitchcock than to the slash and dice genre films of today. Following a happily married couple played […]

Review: THE GIFT

Considering Joel Edgerton acted as the director/writer/producer and star of THE GIFT, it’s safe to say that the newest Blumhouse release was sincerely presented as his vision. Bleak, unnerving, and at times, difficult to stomach, THE GIFT is a thrilling exploration of the consequences of how we treat one another.  The yuppie couple of Simon (Jason Bateman) and Robyn (Rebecca […]