David Gritten has been Saga Magazine's film critic for 10 years.
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.
A grown-up, tough-minded courtroom drama with a sobering message.
Jackie is a terrific piece of film-making, says our film critic.
A film that can 'break your heart and make you laugh - almost simultaneously'.
It grabs your attention with its sheer verve, and never lets go, says our critic.
David Gritten's round-up of the best films released in the UK in 2016.
A fascinating and beautiful documentary about a 13-year-old eagle huntress.
Sully, starring Tom Hanks, celebrates an ordinary man’s quiet heroism.
A stirring story of a real-life romance that thrived against all odds.
Fantastic Beasts marries JK Rowling’s magical writing with dazzling special effects.