Robbie Collin

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Robbie Collin is a British film critic.

Collin studied aesthetics and the philosophy of film at the University of St Andrews, Scotland.[1] He edited the university's student newspaper, The Saint.

Collin has been the chief film critic at The Daily Telegraph since 2011. From 2007 to 2011 he wrote a weekly film column for the News of the World until the newspaper's closure. That year he was shortlisted for Critic of the Year at the British Press Awards[2], and was shortlisted again in 2017, when he was highly commended by the jury.[3]

He appeared on the Channel 4 Vue Film Show, presented by Edith Bowman, and contributed to the BBC Radio 2 Arts Show with Claudia Winkleman. In August 2013 he guest presented BBC Radio 4's Film programme. He regularly guest-presents Kermode and Mayo's Film Review, also with Edith Bowman, Sanjeev Bhaskar and Ben Bailey Smith.

In 2018 Collin compiled a list of the 100 greatest films of all time for the Telegraph, with Singin' in the Rain at the top.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collin, Robbie (2011-10-08). "Hello. My name is Robbie. For the foreseeable future, I'll be your film critic". London: Telegraph. Retrieved 2012-06-26.
  2. ^ "British Press Awards 2011: full list of nominees | Media | guardian.co.uk". The Guardian. London. 2011-02-25. Retrieved 2012-06-26.
  3. ^ "Daily Mail named Newspaper of the Year at Press Awards". Newsworks. London. 2017-03-17. Retrieved 2018-07-02.
  4. ^ "The Telegraph 100 Greatest Films". The Telegraph. London. 2018-06-25. Retrieved 2018-07-02.

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