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 '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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Nicole Kidman stars as Miss Martha in Focus Features’ atmospheric thriller The Beguiled © 2017 Focus Features LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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Film review: The Beguiled

Sofia Coppola serves up a stylish slab of Southern Gothic in this Civil War tale.

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Brendan Gleeson and Emma Thompson in Alone in Berlin © Marcel Hartmann
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Film review: Alone in Berlin

Emma Thompson and Brendan Gleeson turn in top-notch performances in this WW2 thriller.

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Diane Keaton and Brendan Gleeson in the film 'Hampstead'  © Nick Wall Photography
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Film review: Hampstead

Is this what happened to Annie Hall 40 years on, wonders our film critic.

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Brian Cox as Sir Winston Churchill © Salon Churchill Ltd
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Film review: Churchill

Saga film critic David Gritten reviews the controversial new film Churchill.

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Rachel Weisz in My Cousin Rachel
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Film review: My Cousin Rachel

An adaptation of the Daphne du Maurier novel provides grown-up entertainment.

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