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The Great Gatsby (movie, 2013)

'The Gift' takes a masterful thrill ride into the unexpected

'The Gift' takes a masterful thrill ride into the unexpected

"You are done with the past, but the past is not done with you," Gordon warns after a turbulent reunion with his old classmate Simon in "The Gift," a disturbing drama that twists its outsider-from-hell story into something more unique and unexpected than its marketing campaign might imply. Joel Edgerton, the Aussie actor best known for roles in "Animal Kingdom," "Warrior" and the 2013 version of "The Great Gatsby," writes and makes an auspicious directorial debut here. He also plays the pivotal Gordon "Gordo" Moseley, a mysterious, awkward fellow who works his way into the seemingly shiny lives of sales exec Simon (Jason...

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