David Gritten

David Gritten

David Gritten was Saga Magazine’s film critic for 13 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.



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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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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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A scene from the film Love & Friendship
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Film review: Love & Friendship

A smart, amusing adaptation of a lesser-known work by Jane Austen....

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A Hologram for the King
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A Hologram for the King

Tom Hanks stars as a fraught American businessman abroad.

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Ferdia Walsh-Peelo as Conor and Mark McKenna as Eamon in Sing Street.
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Film review: Sing Street

A charming musical about Irish teenagers forming a pop band in the 1980s.

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