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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21 February 2008
My Blueberry Nights (12A) dir: Wong Kar Wai The Boss of It All (15) dir: Lars von Trier Even geniuses have days when...
Culture
14 February 2008
Sunday (12A) dir: Rohit Shetty Taare Zameen Par: Every Child Is Special (PG) dir: Aamir Khan In commercial terms,...
Film
07 February 2008
There Will Be Blood (12A) dir: Paul Thomas Anderson The director and Warhol acolyte Paul Morrissey once told me of...
Film
31 January 2008
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (12A) dir: Julian Schnabel Long before Kate Winslet declared, in the first series of...
Culture
24 January 2008
Sweeney Todd: the Demon Barber of Fleet Street (18) dir: Tim Burton Pussyfooting was elevated to an art form recently...
Film
17 January 2008
No Country for Old Men (15)dirs: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen Directors tread a tightrope whenever they set out to criticise...
Film
10 January 2008
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (15) dir: Sidney Lumet Charlie Wilson's War (15) dir: Mike Nichols Two veteran...
Culture
03 January 2008
The big surprise about 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days is not that it's a deserving winner of the Cannes Film Festival's...
Film
13 December 2007
Picture the scene. The year is 1985, the place is Milton Keynes. Not an appetising beginning to any story, I grant you...
Film
06 December 2007
There will always be a place in any sane heart for the man behind the Godfather films (well, the first two anyway)....
Culture
29 November 2007
People often ask if the western is making a comeback, but a more pertinent question would be whether it's ever going to...
Film
22 November 2007
Werner Herzog has already made a documentary about the courageous German-born pilot Dieter Dengler, who was shot down...
Film
15 November 2007
Don't go to see Brick Lane expecting to learn anything about Brick Lane. Even if you've read Monica Ali's engaging...
Film
08 November 2007
For those of us too young to remember the Vietnam War, our understanding of that conflict cannot help but be filtered...
Film
08 November 2007
On a list of people and places to which I would turn for advice, Hollywood ranks even lower than the careers officer at...

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