Ed Gibbs Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 96% The Painter and the Thief (2020) Clearly and powerfully connects the painter with her muse in an arresting and unusual way.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2020
4/5 86% State Funeral (2019) Rarely, if ever, have we seen state-sponsored pomp and ceremony on such a breath-taking scale. ‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2019
4/5 95% Citizen K (2019) The Oscar-winning documentarian is back, firing on all cylinders and reconnecting with his political muse. The result is easily his best documentary in years.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2019
No Score Yet Artifishal (2019) Exposes the devastating reality of fish farming on the wild salmon population and wider ecosystem.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2019
88% You Don't Nomi (2019) Redresses the balance, while neatly exploring key recurring motifs in Vehoven's work.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2019
4/5 80% Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love (2019) A powerful time capsule of longing and desire.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2019
93% Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool (2019) Stanley Nelson's look at the 20th century jazz icon reveals a troubled soul rarely at peace with himself.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2019
74% Shooting the Mafia (2019) A fascinating look at the Mafia's vice-like grip on Sicily through the lens of photojournalist Letizia Battaglia.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2019
No Score Yet Rudeboy: The Story of Trojan Records (2019) Great fun. A slick 'greatest hits' look back at the Trojan legacy, which leaves you wanting more.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2018
76% Dragged Across Concrete (2019) Takes a while to find its feet and settle down, but when it does, it's tense and very well executed.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2018
4/5 92% Netizens (2018) A powerful and honest look at a global epidemic.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2018
5/5 96% On Her Shoulders (2018) A heartbreaking film.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2018
90% Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) McDormand kicks against convention and expectation, with an out-of-the-box performance that delivers what one would hope for, and so much more. ‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2017
91% Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017) Avoid watching around mealtimes, and keep your loved ones close. This brawl is one hell of a blast.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2017
28% Suburbicon (2017) The racial elements, added by Clooney and co-writer Grant Heslov, flesh out what would otherwise feel like familiar Coen territory.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2017
4/5 91% Lean on Pete (2018) A standout performance from Plummer makes this thoughtful drama swing.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2017
44% The Devil and Father Amorth (2018) William Friedkin revisits his Exorcist franchise with a curious companion piece for fans, which throws up more questions than it answers.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Aug 31, 2017
47% Downsizing (2017) Alexander Payne's gentle satire has a point to make about the state of the union - and the future of planet Earth.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Aug 31, 2017
2/5 63% The Public Image is Rotten (2018) John Lydon's post-Sex Pistols career is examined in this intimate doc that proves as frustrating as it is fascinating.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2017
91% David Lynch: The Art Life (2017) While it falls short on detail in some areas, the essence of Lynch the artist -- or at least, what he's willing to share with his audience -- is fascinating to observe, leaving you wanting more.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2017
2/5 90% The Force (2017) Despite its premise - and promise of unparalleled access - the film feels constrained by what it can or can't show (presumably, so as not to incriminate certain officers).‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2017
4/5 91% A Ghost Story (2017) Lowery's film may take an eternity getting there, but by the end it transforms into a powerful, sobering work of contemplation and grief. ‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2017
3.5/5 75% Manifesto (2017) Confidently fulfils its ambitious intent with ease. ‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2017
4/5 76% Killing Ground (2017) There's shades of Straw Dogs and Deliverance in this effective Aussie backwoods horror, an intelligently restrained work that manages to remain authentic and tense throughout.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2017
2/5 44% The Discovery (2017) Jason Segel and Rooney Mara are an unlikely central pairing in this low-key sci-fi about the discovery of an afterlife.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2017
2/5 52% Porto (2017) Struggles to convey its passions, despite considerable effort from its two leads, an intuitive soundtrack and handsome photography.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2016
4/5 96% The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years (2016) A fresh, thoughtful look at the world's favourite quartet.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2016
4/5 100% One More Time With Feeling (2016) Andrew Dominik's documentary about Nick Cave's new album offers a gentle, haunting portrait of a family consumed with grief.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2016
3.5/5 88% Hounds of Love (2017) This Australian chiller about a rash of grisly murders makes a play to be the new Snowtown.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2016
4/5 49% King Cobra (2016) This darkly comic factual drama hits all the right notes, thanks to inspired turns from Christian Slater and James Franco.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2016
3.5/5 42% All We Had (2016) Katie Holmes puts in a memorable shift as a struggling single mom in her impressive directorial debut.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2016
3/5 75% The Ones Below (2016) Despite a sense of déjà vu and an unconvincing ending, David Farr's London-set pregnancy chiller conjures up a claustrophobic atmosphere.‐ Electric Sheep
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2016
3/5 No Score Yet Sheba, Baby (1975) Pam Grier's third outing as a tough 1970s Blaxploitation action lady is fun, although not as exhilarating as Coffy and Foxy Brown.‐ Electric Sheep
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2016
4/5 73% The Birth of a Nation (2016) Parker's resolve with the project (made without studio backing) should act as a clarion call to independent filmmakers everywhere. ‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2016
2/5 93% Michael Jackson's Journey From Motown to Off the Wall (2016) Spike Lee's follow-up to Bad 25 shines a light on the King of Pop's indisputable talents, but is otherwise alarmingly lightweight.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2016
3.5/5 74% Wiener-Dog (2016) Watching a Solondz film has never been a particularly easy experience, yet Weiner Dog offers a droll playfulness not seen since Welcome to the Dollhouse.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2016
4/5 96% Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise (2016) The African-American icon's richly textured and often traumatic story is unpacked in this near-definitive documentary for PBS.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2016
4/5 62% Dark Night (2017) The film seeks to offer an abstract essay on the isolated youth of the US - which it does, in a breathtakingly fearless and measured manner.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2016
4/5 86% Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985) A bold and brassy classic that challenges social and political norms in a magnificent manner.‐ Electric Sheep
Read More | Posted Jan 6, 2016
4/5 87% The Reflecting Skin (1990) Philip Ridley's acclaimed tale of childhood, vampires and the prairie is as beautiful and menacing as ever.‐ Electric Sheep
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2015
3/5 92% The Devil's Candy (2017) While it isn't anywhere near the game-changer it might have been, it's entertaining enough, with some memorable sequences (and ideas) that are worth exploring on VOD.‐ Electric Sheep
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2015
100% Greed (1925) A fascinating, exhilarating, immensely satisfying experience.‐ Electric Sheep
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2015
2/5 19% Self/Less (2015) Unlike the recent Ex-Machina, which tackled the reality of robots entering our lives with style and poise, this glossy affair fails to convince beyond its overheated melodrama.‐ Daily Telegraph (Australia)
Read More | Posted Jul 20, 2015
3/5 65% Magic Mike XXL (2015) More akin to leaving your cares (and possibly keys) at the door, and diving in for some quick thrills. Undemanding, reasonably entertaining fun. ‐ Daily Telegraph (Australia)
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2015
4.5/5 84% While We're Young (2015) The pains of ageing, and the chasms that divide generations, are mined with witty precision in this latest comic outing from Noah Baumbach.‐ Daily Telegraph (Australia)
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2015
1/5 55% The Age of Adaline (2015) A laughably absurd fantasy that goes nowhere fast.‐ Daily Telegraph (Australia)
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2015
4/5 90% Clouds of Sils Maria (2015) Multi-layered complexities and stand-out performances make this a rich experience, with Kristen Stewart surprising the most.‐ Daily Telegraph (Australia)
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2015
4.5/5 92% Ex Machina (2015) This intelligent examination of our fascination with science is impeccably realised, despite a modest budget.‐ Daily Telegraph (Australia)
Read More | Posted May 27, 2015
100% Tales Of The Grim Sleeper (2014) It is a striking and powerful film, and certainly one of Broomfield's best for quite some time.‐ Electric Sheep
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2015
4/5 81% Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015) High-school students have plenty of growing pains to offload, and Gomez-Rejon clearly knows what makes them tick. His film is at once buzzy, fun and confronting.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2015