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

Brendan Gleeson and Emma Thompson in Alone in Berlin © Marcel Hartmann
Entertainment

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
Entertainment

Film review: Hampstead

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

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Entertainment

Film review: Churchill

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

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Rachel Weisz in My Cousin Rachel
Entertainment

Film review: My Cousin Rachel

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

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Entertainment

Film review: A Dog’s Purpose

Our film critic can’t totally resist the canine charm of A Dog’s Purpose.

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Gemma Arterton  and Bill NIghy in Their Finest © Nicola Dove
Entertainment

Film review: Their Finest

David Gritten salutes Their Finest, an outstanding British film set in the Blitz.

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12 Apostles, Australia
Travel Experiences

Things to do in Eastern Australia

Our guide to the must see sights of Eastern Oz

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Charlotte Rampling and Jim Broadbent in The Sense of An Ending
Entertainment

Film review: The Sense of an Ending

A subtle and understated tale starring Jim Broadbent and Charlotte Rampling.

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Going In Style starring Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin © 2015 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and RatPac-Dune Entertainment LLCAll Rights Reserved
Entertainment

Film review: Going In Style

Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin star in a remake of the 1979 film.

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