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The Gift

This is a really good movie!

A very creepy mystery. Everyone gives a great performance, especially Cate Blanchett, Hilary Swank, and Giovani Ribisi. But even Keanu Reeves gives his best performance ever. It's cool to see Blanchett driving Ash's car.

And Katie Holmes has surprisingly fantastic boobs.

by Anonymousreply 2006/02/2013

"He said Mama's a witch and their gonna burn her up". "Oh, he diiiid?" Hillary Swank was great as the abused wife of Keanu Reeves. Katie Holmes played a bad girl and was hot! Even the music was appropriately creepy. Good movie.

by Anonymousreply 104/27/2013

On Netflix.

by Anonymousreply 204/27/2013

I just finished watching it based on your recommendation, OP. It was terrific!

Loved the ending! It really speaks to the movie's title, doesn't it?

by Anonymousreply 304/27/2013

R3, that's awesome. Glad you you liked it.

If I stare into a blue diamond and think a negative thought, am I going to die?

by Anonymousreply 404/27/2013

I had to reverse the film a few times to catch that line, R4. How sad to discover what the blue diamond actually represented in Buddy's repressed mind.

by Anonymousreply 504/27/2013

Giovani Ribisi was really heartbreaking in this.

by Anonymousreply 604/27/2013

This really was a creepy little movie.

by Anonymousreply 704/27/2013

Poor Buddy.

by Anonymousreply 804/27/2013

Wasn't this panned at the time of its release?

by Anonymousreply 904/28/2013

Keanu Reeves is really scary in this. Creeped me out totally.

by Anonymousreply 1004/28/2013

R9, nope.

by Anonymousreply 1104/28/2013

I also really enjoyed it.

by Anonymousreply 1204/28/2013

I always thought of Cate Blanchett as a fantastic actress, but found her a bit too dignified and regal to pull off a white trash role like this. She proved me wrong. She was great.

It's a shame Sam Raimi moved on to Spider-Man after this and seems to only do big budget CGI films now.

by Anonymousreply 1304/28/2013

Why do I touch myself when I think of my daddy? I just can't stop thinking about that black diamond...

by Anonymousreply 1405/20/2013

Watching now. It is really good. Many great performances.

by Anonymousreply 1506/02/2013

I loved that movie. I remember when I first saw it being surprised at Keanu and Kate Hudson. I never thought they had it in them. Greg Kinnear, too. From E! Talk to that.

I expected Giovanni Ribisi and Cate to deliver. They always do. But it was a really good movie. Oh. Forgot. Hilary Swank plays a woman who gets beat up. What a stretch.

by Anonymousreply 1606/02/2013

Swank is never better than when playing white trash. She should have gotten a nomination for wearing that wig!

by Anonymousreply 1706/02/2013

This was a great film. It's been awhile since I've seen it, but Cate was phenomenal in this, as were several other actors.

by Anonymousreply 1806/02/2013

[quote] I remember when I first saw it being surprised at Keanu and Kate Hudson.

I take it you mean Katie Holmes?

by Anonymousreply 1906/02/2013

Mrs Cruise showed her boobs and they were real and fabulous.

by Anonymousreply 2006/02/2013
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