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
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...
Film
12 September 2011
Post Mortem (15)dir: Pablo LarraínThe Chilean film-maker Pablo Larraín has made for himself the very definition of a...
Cultural Capital
07 September 2011
A consensus is something to sniff at. Whether a movie is widely fêted as a masterpiece or strung up like a birthday...
Culture
05 September 2011
As the first camcorder-ready terrorist act of the rolling-news era, the attacks of 11 September 2001 were rooted so...
Film
04 August 2011
The Interrupters
Cultural Capital
03 August 2011
I like Kevin Smith. Not his films, necessarily (with the exception of the ones for which most people retain a residual...
Culture
28 July 2011
Mary Norton's 1952 novel The Borrowers, about a tiny family that lives largely unobserved in the nooks and crannies of...
Cultural Capital
27 July 2011
There's blood on the escritoires over at the Poetry Society. It has been in turmoil for some weeks following multiple...
Culture
21 July 2011
Beginners (15); Break My Fall (18)dirs: Mike Mills; Kanchi WichmannLove may be a many-splendoured thing, but love...

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