‘The Gift’ is a smart thriller

“The Gift” is old-fashioned in the way it conjures up scares. It’s filled with creepy characters who are one emotional jolt from going over the edge, scares that come more through psychological twists and more plot curves than in a Major League Baseball game.

Editorial: Calorie counting is in, sugary drinks are not

It’s the stereotype that we’ve never quite been able to shake: the fat American. The adults who hit up a fast-food drive-thru at least once a day to scarf down burgers and fries. Or the kids who fill up on candy and guzzle soda like water.

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Fresno Bee film critic Rick Bentley sat down with the stars of "The Gift" - Joel Edgerton, Rebecca Hall and Jason Bateman - to talk about their new thriller.

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