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

Daniel Craig stars in the new Bond movie Spectre/© 2015 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., Danjaq, LLC and Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc
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Film review: Spectre

Spectre shows the 007 franchise is still near the top of its game.

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Suffragette is a winning tale of women's rights/ ©Pathe UK
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Film review: Suffragette

A triumphant tale of women's rights that gets our vote.

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A still from the move 'Pan'
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Film review: Pan

A spectacular movie that offers a unique twist on the Peter Pan story.

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A scene from The Intern starring Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway.
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The Intern

A Hollywood take on surviving retirement with Robert De Niro.

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A scene from Orion: The Man Who Would Be King
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Orion: The Man Who Would Be King

A new film delves into the career of a singer who sounded just like Elvis.

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A clip from the film Everest
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Film review: Everest

Saga's critic finds out if this true-life survival thriller hits the heights.

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Joaquin Phoenix and Parker Posey star in Irrational Man
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Film review: Irrational Man

Saga has mixed feelings about Woody Allen’s latest, Irrational Man.

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Actor and director, Woody Allen
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Woody Allen's top ten movies

As Irrational Man runs we look back at some of Woody Allen's best work.

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Meryl Streep in Ricki and the Flash
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Film review: Ricki and the Flash

Meryl Streep’s portrayal of a failed would-be rock star in Ricki and the Flash.

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