#MoviesPH in 2015, Part 3: The Surprises

Every year, there are films that are unknown to many, there are those who people think will likely to suck, some just surprise the audiences for giving them more than what they bargained for. Here are the surprises in cinema this year: SPY (Paul Feig). We know Melissa McCarthy is probably game in doing almost …

Open With Caution – ‘The Gift’ in Cinemas August 19

Joel Edgerton’s directorial debut “The Gift” opened to rave and critical acclaim (opens in Phils. cinemas this August 19) that landed in the US’ box-office top three spot despite competition from big-budget action films such as “Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation” and “Fantastic Four.” With a strong word-of-mouth, “The Gift” exceeded expectations with an estimated $12 …

‘The Gift’ Asks: How Well Do You Know Your Spouse?

A heart-stopping, thought-provoking psychological thriller, “The Gift” is from producers Jason Blum and Rebecca Yeldham (“Insidious,” “Paranormal Activity”) and actor, writer, producer and first-time director Joel Edgerton (“The Great Gatsby,” “Zero Dark Thirty,” “Warrior”) with co-stars Jason Bateman and Rebecca Hall.  “The Gift” opens benignly enough, focusing on a couple ostensibly at the apex of …

Payback Time Against The Bullies of the Past in ‘The Gift’

The sins of the past is a couple’s present nightmare in the psychological thriller “The Gift” starring Joel Edgerton which he also wrote and directed along with Jason Bateman and Rebecca Hall.   “The Gift” is produced by award-winning and blockbuster makers Rebecca Yeldham and Jason Blum who are also behind the worldwide success of films …

From the Producers of ‘Insidious’ Comes ‘The Gift’ Where Past Becomes The Present

Joel Edgerton, known for his unforgettable inhabitation of various characters such as the jealous pharaoh in “Exodus,” the beleaguered mixed martial arts fighter in “Warrior” and the philandering husband in “The Great Gatsby,” star anew in the upcoming drama thriller “The Gift” opposite Jason Bateman and Rebecca Hall.       From the producers of “Insidious,” …