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 Mr. Holmes. Photo by Giles Keyte
Entertainment

Film review: Mr. Holmes

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

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Whiplash - film review
Entertainment

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
Entertainment

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
Entertainment

Film review: A Royal Night Out

A giddy rom-com about V.E. night

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Elsa and Fred - film review
Entertainment

Film review: Elsa & Fred

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

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Tom Hardy and Gary Oldman star in Child 44
Entertainment

Film: Child 44 and others

Saga picks through Child 44, A Little Chaos and The Last Five Years.

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Dark Horse: Dream Alliance
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Dark Horse: Dream Alliance

Saga film critic David Gritten applauds Dark Horse: Dream Alliance.

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Woman in Gold
Entertainment

Film review: Woman in Gold

Saga is impressed by Helen Mirren in her new film Woman in Gold.

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While We're Young - trailer
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Film: While We're Young.

Saga's film critic, David Gritten admires While We’re Young.

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