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John Gibson


John is a movie and television lover who studied Buddhism and Community Education at Edinburgh University. He has hosted his own podcast, written a movie blog and performed at the Fringe. He works in Adult Literacy.

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The Good Scout

Compelling subject matter and engaging performances slightly let down by uneven third act

Underbelly Bristo Square


Uneven performances make for an underwhelming opening night


Insipid radio vignettes with impressive musical wrapping

Under Fire

A serviceable examination of Nicaragua unfettered by studio politics.

Edinburgh Filmhouse

XY Chelsea

Shaky structure and vague intentions make for unsatisfying account of fascinating individual.

Sliding Doors

Sweet but dated high concept fails to compel in time of multi-verses.

Edinburgh Filmhouse


Unremarkable but well-paced biopic of a literary legend.

Edinburgh Filmhouse


Fractured narrative and confused screenplay sabotages demonic debut.