David Gritten

David Gritten

David Gritten has been Saga Magazine’s film critic for 10 years and also writes for the Daily Telegraph. He lived and worked in Los Angeles for 10 years, and edited Halliwell’s film guide for 2008-09. Fred Astaire, Billy Wilder, Martin Scorsese and Pedro Almodóvar are among his film heroes.


Latest Articles from David

A scene from the film 'Goodnight Christopher Robin'
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Film: Goodbye Christopher Robin

The poignant tale of how fame engulfed its creator, A.A. Milne and his son.

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A scene from Studio Ghibli's The Red Turtle
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DVD reviews: The Red Turtle, Dunkirk and Song to Song

An enchanting animation, a restoration of Dunkirk and Terrence Malick’s latest.

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A scene from the film Victoria and Abdul © Focus Features
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Film review: Victoria and Abdul

Dame Judi Dench re-visits the role of Queen Victoria in Victoria and Abdul.

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A scene from the film 'Wind River', starring Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen
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Film review: Wind River

A modern western with a star that may remind you of actors like Gary Cooper.

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A scene from the film Detroit
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Film review: Detroit

Detroit is ‘a vivid reconstruction of an historical event’ that happened in the summer of 1967, writes our film critic.

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A scene from the film 'Final Portrait'. Picture courtesy of  Vertigo Releasing
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Film review: Final Portrait

Final Portrait has 'immense charm and a host of terrific performances.'

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A scene from the film 'A Ghost Story. Photo by Bret Curry, courtesy of A24
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Film review: A Ghost Story

Has David Lowery re-invented the ghost story genre? David Gritten takes a look.

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Maudie
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Film review: Maudie

A true-life story about an artist who finds her calling.

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A scene from Christopher Nolan's 'Dunkirk' © Warner Bros
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Film review: Dunkirk

Christopher Nolan’s World War II epic is a masterpiece, says our film critic.

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