David Gritten

David Gritten

David Gritten has been a regular Saga Magazine contributor for more than 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. 



Latest Articles from David

Entertainment

Outside the City

A remarkable, low-key British documentary film about a group of Trappist monks in a Leicestershire monastery.

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Timothy Spall and Vanessa Redgrave in Mrs. Lowry & Son - in cinemas from 30th August
Entertainment

Film review: Mrs. Lowry & Son

Timothy Spall gives an astonishing performance as the modest artist desperate to impress his critical mother.

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Once Upono A Time In Hollywood
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Film review: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Quentin Tarantino’s latest film recreates a bygone period in the movie capital.

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Aretha Franklin in Amazing Grace © Studiocanal UK
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Film review: Amazing Grace

Aretha Franklin is the star of this remarkable documentary from 1972.

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Julianne Moore performing in Bel Canto
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Film review: Bel Canto

Bel Canto, based on Ann Patchett’s best-selling novel, has its moments – and some good supporting performances.

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David Kross as Bert Trautmann in The Keeper © Aidan Monaghan/Zephyr Films Trutmann Ltd
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Film review: The Keeper

The extraordinary tale of the German PoW who rose to fame as a goal keeper in post-war Britain.

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The Beatles on the front cover of Saga Magazine
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Remembering the Beatles' last live concert

David Gritten talks to those who were there…

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A scene from the film Journey's End. Photo by Nick Wall
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Film review: Journey’s End

Journey’s End is a remarkable piece of film-making, writes David Gritten.

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Gary Oldman in Darkest Hour © Focus Features
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Film review: Darkest Hour

Gary Oldman is ‘magnetic’ as Winston Churchill, writes David Gritten.

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