The Critic

Crime, Thriller UK MOVIE

The film, set in 1930s London, revolves around a feared theater critic named Jimmy Erskine, his loyal assistant, a newspaper owner who wants to get rid of the critic and an actress who has been devastated by the excoriating theatrical reviews. The critic's determination to survive ensures that the other characters are caught in a web of blackmail, deceit and murder.

Patrick Marber adapted the script from Anthony Quinn's novel.

Culmination Productions

Produced by Mark Gordon (Death on the Nile, Speed, Saving Private Ryan)

Anand Tucker

Gemma Arterton (The Voices, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time)
Sir Ian McKellen (The Lord of the Rings trilogy, X-Men)
Mark Strong (1917, Kingsman: The Secret Service)
Oscar nominee Lesley Manville (Phantom Thread)
BAFTA nominee Romola Garai (Atonement)
Ben Barnes (Westworld)
Alfred Enoch (Foundation)

France, French speaking Switzerland (Pay TV broadcasted from France), French Speaking Africa, French Speaking Indian Ocean