Jack Gibbs

Jack Gibbs is a Screenjabber contributor
8

Great

La Vie en Rose

When the opportunity to see La Vie en Rose (The Life in Pink) came up, I thought little of it.

2

Dreadful

Captivity

Captivity is the latest horror/thriller/gorefest to be dubbed "torture porn" in certain sections of the media.

4

Poor

Lucky You

Somewhere in Lucky You is a very solid drama trying to get out. This is clearly shown when the screen is set alight by the rivalry between father and son...

6

Fair

5

Average

Grow Your Own

Being an Australian, the allotment is a foreign concept to me — a strange bend of backyard veggie patch and market garden.

8

Great

Tell No One

A French interpretation of a glossy American thriller? It’s not the most obvious of combinations, is it? Tell No One is Harlan Coben’s best-selling beach-read slab of crime fiction as...

4

Poor

Vacancy

It’s a slasher movie. In a motel. We have then, it’s fair to say, been on this territory in the past.

6

Fair

The Tiger’s Tail

John Boorman’s latest film is an oddball take on the nature v nurture debate. It's billed as a black comedy but, in truth, it’s neither particularly dark nor particularly funny...

8

Great

Black Gold

What is the cost of your morning coffee? If your answer is ‘around $4/£2’ then you should probably see Black Gold, a fascinating and disturbing call to arms to the...

7

Good

Ocean’s Thirteen

It started as a terrific remake of a dud 60s heist movie. Then came a dud sequel that's better off forgotten.