Owen Gleiberman

Owen Gleiberman (born February 24, 1959)[1] is an American film critic, who has been the chief film critic for Variety since May 2016.[2][3] Previously, Gleiberman wrote for Entertainment Weekly, from 1990 until 2014.[4] From 1981 to 1989, he worked at the Boston Phoenix.[5]

Gleiberman is a graduate of the University of Michigan.[5] His work has been published in Premiere and Film Comment, and collected in the film-criticism anthology Love and Hisses.[5] Gleiberman reviews movies for National Public Radio and for the NY1 television news channel.[5] He is a member of the New York Film Critics Circle.[5] He is one of the critics featured in Gerald Peary's 2009 documentary film For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism.[6]

Gleiberman is also the author of Movie Freak, his autobiography, published by Hachette Books.

  1. Gleiberman, Owen (2016). Movie Freak: My Life Watching Movies. United States: Hachette Books. ISBN 0316382949.
  2. "Owen Gleiberman Joins Variety as Chief Film Critic". Variety. May 4, 2016. Retrieved May 7, 2016.
  3. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/rose-mcgowan-blasts-varietys-renee-908489
  4. "Entertainment Weekly lays off Owen Gleiberman and six others". Poynter. April 2, 2014. Retrieved April 2, 2014.
  5. 1 2 3 4 5 "Owen Gleiberman". New York Film Critics Circle. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  6. "For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism". Turner Classic Movies. 2009. Retrieved July 11, 2012.

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