Gavin Gibson

“The Saitama of Letterboxd“

Favorite films

  • Yi Yi
  • Pandora's Box
  • Where Is the Friend's House?
  • La Haine

Recent activity

  • Sweat


  • Fool's Paradise

  • Céline


  • About My Father

Recent reviews

  • Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Spider-Man: Homecoming


    It seems as If a lot of people kind of hate this? And I don’t understand as to why that is. There’s a fair few differences in tone and plot structure but that is the point is it not? To go in different directions to what’s been done before? At least It feels like that should be how things are done. Especially If you’re going back to the start again with a character like Spider-Man. And look I get it,…

  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049


    I can definitely understand why with some people, this film is viewed as being superior to the first. But for me they’re about the same quality. And I’m glad I didn’t review this when It came out because knowing the mindset that I had at the time, I probably would have gotten caught up in the hype and I would’ve made out that this was one of the best films ever made. And neither Blade Runner film is that terrific.…

Popular reviews

  • The Upside

    The Upside


    Take The Intouchables, subtract the terrific performances, replace the heartwarming yet sincere chemistry between François Cluzet and Omar Sy with cheap humour and stereotypical back and forth charmless behaviour and add a bit of that generic American award begging feeling that Hollywood never seems to get sick of…

    And then you have The Upside. A film that panders towards the people in the world that think films are only worth watching If they're in English.

    I'd be lying If I said I didn't consider walking out halfway through.

  • Eragon



    It's coming up to 12 years since It's release and this is still the biggest kick in the proverbial balls to anyone that read the books.

    Fuck this movie.