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 Peanuts Movie © 2014 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.
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Film review: The Peanuts Movie

A genuine all-the-family option over the Christmas holidays.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens © 2015 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. All Right Reserved.
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens breathes new life into the Star Wars franchise.

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A scene from the film 'Sunset Song', starring Agyness Deyn
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Film review: Sunset Song

British director Terence Davies’s adaptation of a classic Scottish novel.

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A scene from the film 'Carol' starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara
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Film review: Carol

Saga critic David Gritten on a visually stunning, thought-provoking treat.

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Tom Hanks stars in Spielberg's Cold War thriller Bridge of Spies © Jaap Buitendijk DreamWorks II Distribution Co., LLC and Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.  All Rights Reserved.
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Film review: Bridge of Spies

A Cold War thriller starring Tom Hanks as a quiet American hero.

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Steve Jobs is a thrilling biopic on the Apple founder © Universal Pictures
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Film review: Steve Jobs

We recommend an account of the controversial Apple co-founder’s life and career.

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Brooklyn is a touching tale of immigration© Lionsgate UK
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Film review: Brooklyn

A poignant tale of 50s immigration.

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Michael Fassbender stars in Slow West© Lionsgate Home Entertainment UK. All Rights Reserved.
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DVD review: Slow West

Slow West is a taut western and a predicted future classic.

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Amy Winehouse was talented but troubled© Featureflash/Shutterstock.com
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DVD review: Amy

Amy is the heartbreaking story of the talented but tragic singer.

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