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 June 2009
Jobs for the boys
Culture
11 June 2009
Looking For Eric
Film
04 June 2009
Film review
Film
28 May 2009
Terminator
Culture
21 May 2009
The Girl Cut in Two (15) dir: Claude Chabrol A full half-century separates Claude Chabrol’s latest picture from his...
Culture
14 May 2009
Film review
Film
07 May 2009
Chéri (15)dir: Stephen Frears Asked by her maid what is ailing her, Léa de Lonval sighs: “Oh, you know. Age.” Léa, a...
Culture
30 April 2009
Helen (PG)dirs: Christine Malloy, Joe Lawlor When a film acquires funding from many different sources the result can...
Culture
23 April 2009
“Corporate conspiracies that threaten the highest levels?” splutters a detective in State of Play, responding to the...
TV and Radio
16 April 2009
It is unusual these days for cinema to sneer at television in the way that would sometimes happen in films motivated by...
Culture
09 April 2009
Roughly once every decade, the vampire movie receives a transfusion of virgin blood that lends its complexion a new...
Film
02 April 2009
Pirate stations of the mid-1960s such as Radio Caroline and Radio London broadcast from ships anchored in the North Sea...
Film
26 March 2009
There is a far-fetched rumour going around that next year will bring the release of a number of films not scripted by...
UK Politics
19 March 2009
When a season called “The Cinema of New Labour” is curated in 30 years’ time, what picture will emerge of our present...
Politics
19 March 2009
A film that begins with a glossary outlining the intricacies of Italian political history has an extra hurdle to clear...

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