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 Saboteurs
Entertainment

TV box set review: The Saboteurs

A thrilling World War II TV mini-series in six parts, now on DVD.

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Fashion superstar, Iris
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Film review: Iris

A hugely entertaining documentary about a nonagenarian New York style icon.

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Film review: The Third Man
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Film review: The Third Man

Saga's film critic admires the restoration of 'the best British film ever made'.

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Love and Mercy
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Film review: Love and Mercy

An impressive account of the Beach Boys’ troubled genius Brian Wilson.

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A scene from the film Mr. Holmes. Photo by Giles Keyte
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Film review: Mr. Holmes

Ian McKellen is the legendary Sherlock Holmes retired and in his twilight years.

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Whiplash - film review
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Film review: Listen Up Philip and Whiplash

A film about a writer and a study of a young musician pushed to the limit.

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Actor Liam Neeson
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10 action movie stars over 50

Action movies are no longer confined to younger men - find out more here.

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A Royal Night Out - film review
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Film review: A Royal Night Out

A giddy rom-com about V.E. night

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Elsa and Fred - film review
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Film review: Elsa & Fred

Two great veteran actors go through their paces in this late-life romance.

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