Gifted (2017) - Emotional, Complex Drama about Family starring Chris Evans

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Once in a while, I run across a film that's perfect. Or as close to cinematic perfection as it can be. Of course, I say this with the understanding that this is merely my opinion and not everyone will feel this way about the latest drama starring Chris Evans.

Gifted is not only a gem of a story, it's also one I was excited to see from the start. (Because CAPTAIN AMERICA aka Chris Evans.) Then the trailer dropped and I simply knew: this was going to be a film I'd love. Next came a wait since it never showed at my closest box office. By the time I finally snagged the BluRay, I was still excited, but perhaps some of the anticipation had worn off. Nonetheless, in the aftermath of watching this one, that patience was rewarded. 

This story is beautiful. The cast is amazing. The production quality easy to enjoy. In short, everyone is fabulous. I had the chance to review it on Silver Petticoat, which is where you can find my official, full-length review. If you're interested, there is a snippet down below. 

Tell me, have you seen this one? If so, share all your thoughts on Silver Petticoat or down below! I'd love to chat with you about this one. 

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From the first time I heard about Gifted, I was curious. Then a trailer released showing a tender drama about family, and I was a goner. If my intuitive movie judgment was working, I “knew” this would be 100% a “me film.” As months passed, unfortunately, my Cineplex never did pick this one up. Then, one day, there it sat. In glorious HD, the BluRay, perched on store shelves. Continue Reading on Silver Petticoat Review →


  1. I want to see this! It's on my Christmas wish-list this year, actually. Glad to hear you enjoyed it :-)

    1. YAY! Hope you enjoy this one, Rachel - I thought it was exceptionally good, but I also totally admit I'm easy to please when it comes to movies. :)

      Let me know what you think.

  2. I've never heard of this! Will have to watch it over Christmas break.

    1. It's very good, Dianna - hope you enjoy. :)

  3. I've heard of Gifted, but haven't seen it myself. Glad to hear it was worth the wait. You've made it sound amazing, will have to check it out.

    1. I thought it was amazing, Rebecca. Hope you enjoy - and let me know what you think if you see it. :)


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