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About the Author
David Gritten, new to this 2008 edition, has been writing about and reviewing films for the Daily Telegraph for 15 years, having interviewed the likes of Scorsese, Spielberg, Streep, Almodovar, Clooney and Hanks. He is currently chairman of the London Film Critics' Circle.