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

The Beatles in Washington DC in 1964 © Apple Corps. Find out more about this period in The Beatles' career in Ron Howard's new documentary.
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Review: The Beatles: Eight Days A Week

Ron Howard’s new documentary about the Beatles is a piece of joyous nostalgia.

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Paul McCartney talking to David Gritten © Anne Knudsen, Los Angeles Herald Examiner
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Growing up with The Beatles

Do you remember what it felt like to listen to the Beatles for the first time?

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Jason Bourne © Universal PIctures
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Film review: Jason Bourne

It's the fourth time around for the action hero who can't remember his past.

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Film review: The BFG

A Roald Dahl classic is brought to life in a lovingly made, good-hearted film.

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A scene from Maggie's Plan, starring Greta Gerwig and Julianne Moore, above © Hall Monitor, Inc.
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Film review: Maggie’s Plan

David Gritten takes a look at Maggie's Plan, a classic screwball comedy.

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Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Saunders in Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie
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Film review: Absolutely Fabulous

David Gritten takes a look at one of this summer’s most hotly anticipated films.

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Susan Sarandon as Marni Minervini in The Meddler. Photographer: Jaimie Trueblood, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
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Film review: The Meddler

David Gritten admires Susan Sarandon’s performance in The Meddler.

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A scene from the film Elvis & Nixon
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Film review: Elvis & Nixon

An enjoyable film enhanced by enormously talented actors.

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George Clooney in Money Monster
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Film review: Money Monster

An enjoyable hostage thriller starring George Clooney.

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