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 scene from the film Midnight Special © 2014 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
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Film review: Midnight Special

"Midnight Special will end up as one of my favourite films of the year."

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A scene from Eddie the Eagle, starring Taron Edgerton  and Hugh Jackman.
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Film review: Eddie the Eagle

A film about the unlikely 80s ski star is moving despite fictional additions.

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A scene from the Chilean film El Club (The Club).
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Film review: The Club

The Club is a riveting experience, and a jolting one, says David Gritten.

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Film review: My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

Saga film critic David Gritten is charmed by My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2.

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Tom Hiddleston in a scene from High-Rise. Photo by Aidan Monaghan
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Film review: High-Rise

David Gritten reviews High-Rise, about a sinister futuristic 1970s tower block.

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A scene from Marguerite © Larry Horricks
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Film review: Marguerite

"It’s funny and moving, with a rare delicacy that captures the attention."

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A scene from the stop-animation film,  Anomalisa
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Film review: Anomalisa

Saga's film critic is intrigued by a quirky stop-animation film for grown-ups.

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A scene from the Coen Brothers' Hail, Caesar © Universal Pictures
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Film review: Hail, Caesar

The Coen brothers and George Clooney have notched up yet another winner.

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A scene from the film The Martian, starring Matt Damon
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DVDs: The Martian, Macbeth and Legend

Recent noteworthy DVD releases, including Oscar front-runner The Martian.

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