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

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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A scene from The Lost City of Z
Entertainment

Film review: The Lost City of Z

This action-adventure film based on a true story has an old-fashioned feel to it.

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Entertainment

Film: Love Actually 2

This week's big film is Love Actually 2, part of the BBC's Red Nose Day telecast.

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Hugh Bonneville (Lord Mountbatten) and Gillian Anderson (Lady Mountbatten) in Viceroy's House © Pathé UK
Entertainment

Film review: Viceroy’s House

A compelling film that moves gracefully between the political and personal.

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Moonlight
Entertainment

Film review: Moonlight

David Gritten reviews Moonlight, currently hailed as one of the year’s best films.

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Ingrid Bergman (1917-1982) Swedish film and stage actress, with Humphrey Bogart (1899-1957) and Louis (Satchmo) Armstrong (c1898-1971). Still from Casablanca, 1942.© Universal History Archive / Universal Images Group/REX/Shutterstock
Entertainment

10 great World War 2 films

Ten of our film critic’s favourite World War II films, in alphabetical order.

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