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 Most Violent Year
Entertainment

Film review: A Most Violent Year

Saga film critic David Gritten is full of praise for A Most Violent Year.

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Into the Woods
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Film review: Into The Woods

Saga film critic David Gritten reviews Into the Woods and Foxcatcher.

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Paddington - The Movie
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Film reviews: Paddington and Hockney

Films about two British national treasures: Paddington Bear and David Hockney.

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The Imitation Game - film review
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Film reviews: The Imitation Game and Life Itself

Saga film critic David Gritten reviews The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as an inscrutable British wartime genius, and Life Itself, a remarkable documentary about American film critic Roger Ebert.

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Calvery
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Film review: Calvary

Saga film critic David Gritten salutes the brilliance of actor Brendan Gleeson.

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The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared
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Film review: The 100 Year Old Man...

David Gritten reviews the cinematic transformation of the book-group favourite.

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Love Punch - film review
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Film review: The Love Punch

Saga's film critic, David Gritten, takes a look at The Love Punch, a new comedy starring Pierce Brosnan and Emma Thompson.

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The Grand Budapest Hotel
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Film review: The Grand Budapest Hotel

David Gritten reviews Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel, a star-studded comedy take on the Twenties.

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Dallas Buyers Club
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David Gritten on film

Saga film critic David Gritten reviews Dallas Buyers Club, with a terrific star turn from Matthew McConaughey.

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