Jack Gibbs

Jack Gibbs is a Screenjabber contributor
10

Superb

Kenny

Look out Rob Reiner and Chris Guest — your reign as kings of the mockumentary is over.

6

Fair

The Brave One

A new Jodie Foster movie is always something to get excited about. She makes so few these days — just eight in the past 10 years — that we’re generally...

4

Poor

Hot Rod

Hot Rod — or, to give it a more accurate title, Napoleon Dynamite: The Stunt Years — is a strange film.

6

Fair

Michael Clayton

The last time George Clooney was a lawyer was in the ill-received romantic-comedy from the Coens, Intolerable Cruelty. As in Syriana, Clooney’s eponymous Michael Clayton is another shady character.

4

Poor

Mr Woodcock

On paper, this should be a real stinker. Seemingly reprising his role in last year's limp School for Scoundrels (or was it this year? I can’t even remember), Thornton plays...

2

Dreadful

Mrs Ratcliffe's Revolution

Mrs Ratcliffe’s Revolution. Heurgh. Good god, y’all. What is it good for? Absolutely nothing. Hmm. No. Doesn’t really work in this instance.

5

Average

Across The Universe

A long delayed release and rumours of re-shoots have done little for the reputation of this curious release.

2

Dreadful

War

War. Heurgh. Good god, y’all. What is it good for? Absolutely nothing. Actually, War, in this instance, isn’t quite that bad.

8

Great

Rocket Science

This is an American indie coming-of-age movie, filled with desire and angst. We follow our hero, stuttering Hal Hefner (Thomson) as he's recruited for the school debate team by predetorial...

6

Fair

My Best Friend (DVD)

When you think of a loner, what kind of person comes to mind? Geeky? Talking about things that make them snort but which don’t amuse anyone else? A bit smelly?...