Ryan Gilbey is the New Statesman's film critic. He is also the author of It Don't Worry Me (Faber), about 1970s US cinema, and a study of Groundhog Day in the "Modern Classics" series (BFI Publishing). He was named reviewer of the year in the 2007 Press Gazette awards.

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Cultural Capital
10 January 2013
Poor Ben Affleck.
Ryan Gilbey on Film
04 January 2013
Another decade, another Roman Polanski retrospective at London’s BFI Southbank. (Though it was still called...
Ryan Gilbey on Film
03 January 2013
Big screen highlights.
Ryan Gilbey on Film
24 December 2012
Life of Pi - review.
Ryan Gilbey on Film
17 December 2012
Includes categories others ignore.
Ryan Gilbey on Film
13 December 2012
Ready to ramble.
Ryan Gilbey on Film
12 December 2012
Each year I have high hopes that the film musical will be revived. (I’m talking about western cinema, of course:...
Ryan Gilbey on Film
06 December 2012
  Hyperbole can kill a film before it’s even released, but Ben Wheatley’s Sightseers, which opened...
Ryan Gilbey on Film
06 December 2012
Welcome to the mobsters' ball.
Ryan Gilbey on Film
29 November 2012
Thomas Vinterberg's latest reviewed.
Ryan Gilbey on Film
22 November 2012
Silver Linings Playbook (15) dir: David O Russell It’s clear that the hero and heroine of Silver Linings...
Ryan Gilbey on Film
21 November 2012
  David Lean’s 1962 Lawrence of Arabia is back in cinemas this week in a new 4K restoration of the...
Ryan Gilbey on Film
16 November 2012
What an emotionally exhausting week this is for UK cinemagoers. Whichever way you slice it, whichever demographic you...
Ryan Gilbey on Film
15 November 2012
Amour - review.
Cultural Capital
09 November 2012
In less than a decade, Michael Peña, a 36-year-old Chicago-born actor of Mexican parentage, has proved himself...

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