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 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 number one.[4]


  1. ^ Collin, Robbie (8 October 2011). "Hello. My name is Robbie. For the foreseeable future, I'll be your film critic". London: Telegraph. Retrieved 26 June 2012.
  2. ^ "British Press Awards 2011: full list of nominees | Media |". The Guardian. London. 25 February 2011. Retrieved 26 June 2012.
  3. ^ "Daily Mail named Newspaper of the Year at Press Awards". Newsworks. London. 17 March 2017. Retrieved 2 July 2018.
  4. ^ "The Telegraph 100 Greatest Films". The Telegraph. London. 25 June 2018. Retrieved 2 July 2018.