Ed Gibbs is resident film critic for both The Sun-Herald and The Sunday Age, having previously held the same position for Rolling Stone and GQ. The former editor writes widely across film, music and television, and covers the world’s biggest film festivals – including Sundance, Cannes, Venice and Toronto – for Fairfax’s stable of print and digital mastheads.
Ed Gibbs Ryan Gosling remains defiant despite his directorial debut managing to top Grace of Monaco as the worst-reviewed film at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
Ed Gibbs Sly and Arnie inadvertently let slip their bitter rivalry, more than 20 years after their action-hero heydays.
Ed Gibbs Actor-director John Turturro sought the wise counsel of a man who epitomises the Big Apple.
Ed Gibbs Felicity Jones is a study in the downtrodden woman onscreen, but the English rose is a far cry from that offscreen.
Ed Gibbs Ralph Fiennes puts aside Charles Dickens' reputation as a model of Victorian probity in a look behind closed doors.
Ed Gibbs A much-delayed cash-in on a uniquely Australian premise, which had its day years ago.
Ed Gibbs Without Christian Bale, this film would be forgettable, consigned to straight-to-DVD bargain bins.
Ed Gibbs A well-intentioned, if overly familiar, blue-collar drama that bristles with energy whenever Christian Bale appears on screen.
Ed Gibbs Wolf Creek 2 is an overdone affair that tries too hard without matching the horrors of the 2005 original.
Ed Gibbs Alexander Payne's labour of love is a true American dream, an ode to the desolate wheat belt told with wit and candour.
Ed Gibbs This is a rare delight of a film, harking back to a golden era of American cinema.
Ed Gibbs This could well be Matthew McConaughey's most affecting on-screen turn yet.
Ed Gibbs Adalita Srsen is back on the scene with a spirited new album, a coming national tour and a renewed sense of purpose.
Ed Gibbs Portraying Winnie Mandela took a toll on Naomie Harris, but at least she came away with her subject's blessing.
Ed Gibbs A biopic on the South African colossus brings stirring resonance to a role that has historically been approached with hushed reverence.
Ed Gibbs On screen, this could easily pass as a TV movie, albeit one with an important story to tell.
Ed Gibbs Australia's Sophie Hyde has won the prestigious best directing award at the Sundance Film Festival.
Ed Gibbs The Paranormal Activity franchise's fifth take struggles to scare.
Ed Gibbs The latest instalment in this found-footage franchise ups the supernatural silliness.
Ed Gibbs This half-baked farce reinforces the idea that De Niro and Stallone have seen better days.