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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Film
29 March 2012
This Is Not a Film (U) dirs: Jafar Panahi, Mojtaba Mirtahmasb Into the Abyss: a Tale of Death, a Tale of Life (12A...
Cultural Capital
29 March 2012
Billy Wilder died 10 years ago this week. His films, though, have the gift of eternal life. The Apartment, along with...
Culture
22 March 2012
The latest Dardennes film is small-scale but forceful. The Kid with a Bike (12A) dirs: Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne...
Cultural Capital
21 March 2012
The bells, the bells! The Bow Bells, that is. Wild Bill, a confident first feature that sets the former actor Dexter...
Culture
15 March 2012
A corpse quest makes for handsome viewing, writes Ryan Gilbey. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (15) dir: Nuri Bilge...
Cultural Capital
14 March 2012
Now that every film ever made is available at any hour of the day or night to be delivered to your home in a vial and...
Film
09 March 2012
Hardy’s Tess finds herself anguished in Rajasthan. Trishna (15) dir: Michael Winterbottom Until Michael...
Cultural Capital
08 March 2012
Why are movies about therapy so loaded with clichés? To coincide with the transmission of BeTipul, the original...
Culture
01 March 2012
Michael (18)dir: Markus SchleinzerThe adult and child visiting a petting zoo in the new film Michael could be any...
Cultural Capital
28 February 2012
This blog post has almost nothing at all to say about the Oscars. What can there be to grumble about when justice was...
Film
23 February 2012
Woody Harrelson’s Cheers-ness can’t save this cop flick, says Ryan Gilbey. Rampart dir: Oren Moverman...
Cultural Capital
21 February 2012
I visited a multiplex last week. There was a small screen mounted in the foyer wall, next to the ice-cream counter. My...
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...

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