Robbie Collin

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Robbie Collin is a film critic.

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

Collin is the chief film critic at The Daily Telegraph. From 2007-2009 he wrote a weekly film column for the News of the World until the newspaper's closure in July 2011. The same year he was shortlisted for Critic of the Year at the British Press Awards.[2] He appeared on the Channel 4 Vue Film Show, presented by Edith Bowman, and the Radio Two Arts Show with Claudia Winkelmann. In August 2013 he guest presented Radio 4's Film Programme.

Top ten films[edit]

Collin's list from the Sight & Sound Critics' Top Ten poll 2012:[3]

  1. Sunrise (Murnau)
  2. Bicycle Thieves (De Sica)
  3. Singin' In The Rain (Donen, Kelly)
  4. Ugetsu Monogatari (Mizoguchi)
  5. Les Vacances de M. Hulot (Tati)
  6. Harakiri (Kobayashi)
  7. Persona (Bergman)
  8. Back To The Future (Zemeckis)
  9. My Neighbour Totoro (Miyazaki)
  10. There Will Be Blood (Anderson)


  1. ^ Collin, Robbie. "Hello. My name is Robbie. For the foreseeable future, I’ll be your film critic.". Telegraph. Retrieved 2012-06-26. 
  2. ^ "British Press Awards 2011: full list of nominees | Media |". Guardian. Retrieved 2012-06-26. 
  3. ^ Collin, Robbie (2012-06-09). "The ten greatest films of all time: official – Telegraph Blogs". Retrieved 2012-06-26. 

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