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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Culture
18 February 2012
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (12A)dir: Stephen DaldryJonathan Safran Foer's second novel, Extremely Loud and...
Cultural Capital
17 February 2012
I fell for Laura at a young age. Late teens, maybe early twenties. What matters is I fell, and I fell hard. Harder than...
Culture
09 February 2012
Ryan Gilbey enjoys David Cronenberg's Freudian sight gags.{C} A Dangerous Method (15) dir: David Cronenberg...
Cultural Capital
07 February 2012
A triumphant cinematic return for the Muppets. Aside from nostalgia, the primary responses to the generally...
Film
02 February 2012
Roman Polanski loves a nice apartment Carnage (15) dir: Roman Polanski At a time when property markets have...
Cultural Capital
31 January 2012
To call Bombay Beach a documentary is only half the story; it's what adorns and nourishes that framework that makes it...
Culture
26 January 2012
The Descendants (15)dir: Alexander PayneImagine Patricia Hastie's excitement at telling her loved ones she had landed a...
Cultural Capital
25 January 2012
A sad week for cinema. Two influential figures are dead: Theo Angelopoulos, the 76-year-old director of The Travelling...
Culture
19 January 2012
J Edgar
Cultural Capital
18 January 2012
David Hockney may have been a greater presence in your life recently than members of your own family. Anyone would...
Culture
13 January 2012
Shame (18); Margin Call (15)dir: Steve McQueen; dir: J C ChandorHave you had your five-a-day? Brandon Sullivan, the...
Cultural Capital
10 January 2012
Much consternation among people who care about such things -- ie fanboys/girls and studio executives -- over the...
Cultural Capital
04 January 2012
2012 highlights
Cultural Capital
27 December 2011
Our film awards
Film
12 December 2011
Brain and heart were given a workout in my film of the year, A Separation, from the Iranian director Asghar Farhadi....

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