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 November 2011
There's a lot of Pauline Kael around right now. She features prominently in James Wolcott's autobiography Lucked Out:...
Culture
27 October 2011
The Ides of March (15)dir: George ClooneyTake a liberal American movie star whose integrity is uncompromised by his pin...
Cultural Capital
26 October 2011
If pop music appreciation is a solitary business, so is making the stuff, at least for Lawrence, late of the ethereal...
Film
20 October 2011
We Need to Talk About Kevin (15)dir: Lynne RamsayWhatever happened to Kensington Gore? That was the glossy fake blood,...
Cultural Capital
18 October 2011
I've felt an intimate connection to celluloid since the days as a child when my father would run our single-reel...
Culture
14 October 2011
Sleeping Beauty
Cultural Capital
11 October 2011
In his introductory column last week, the Telegraph's new film reviewer, Robbie Collin (late of the late News of the...
Film
06 October 2011
Tyrannosaur
Cultural Capital
05 October 2011
My thoughts have turned recently to Kathy Burke. I was channel-surfing, a pursuit that will bring even the least...
Culture
29 September 2011
Melancholia
Cultural Capital
28 September 2011
Confession time. I'm a crier at movies. Always have been. This past weekend, I watched a new film that had me sobbing...
Culture
22 September 2011
Drive
Cultural Capital
21 September 2011
Perusing the Best Director nominations in last Sunday's Emmy awards, you would be forgiven for thinking that there had...
Film
20 September 2011
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Cultural Capital
13 September 2011
This is a sad year for the London Film Festival, which bids farewell to Sandra Hebron, the energetic and inspired...

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