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
02 August 2012
Picture the scene: the newspaper magnate Charles Foster Kane is gravely ill in bed at his crumbling mansion, his staff...
Cultural Capital
30 July 2012
  Cinema has a significant presence at the London Olympics, and not only because it is a film director, Danny...
Culture
26 July 2012
As chosen by NS film critic Ryan Gilbey.
26 July 2012
A forgotten singer relaunched too late.
Cultural Capital
20 July 2012
  It’s heartening to hear that the director Paul Schrader has now started shooting The Canyons (...
Culture
19 July 2012
The latest Batman film is too grand for its own good.
Cultural Capital
11 July 2012
This week brings two films which remind us that sports movies are never really about sport. Salute focuses on the Black...
Cultural Capital
06 July 2012
Do you think Andrew Rosindell gets out to the cinema much? The Tory MP expressed recently his admiration for the former...
Film
04 July 2012
A lazy love letter to liberalism.
Cultural Capital
27 June 2012
1941-2012.
Culture
27 June 2012
Your Sister's Sister dir: Lynn Shelton Mumblecore was a movement so modest, even its originators didn...
Film
20 June 2012
Cloclo (15) dir: Florent-Emilio Siri Despite a recent challenge to its supremacy by speculative reconstructions...
Cultural Capital
20 June 2012
Anonymity gives actors freedom.
Cultural Capital
15 June 2012
The hype got out of control
Film
13 June 2012
A film rooted in the pedestrian.

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