Glenn Kenny

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Glenn Kenny
Born (1959-08-08) August 8, 1959 (age 56)
Occupation Film critic, editor, blogger, actor
Nationality American
Alma mater William Paterson University

Glenn Kenny (born August 8, 1959) is an American film critic and journalist, and the chief film critic for MSN.

Kenny served as a critic and editor at the film magazine Premiere from 1996 until it ceased publication in 2007. Along with his duties at MSN, Kenny contributes to various other publications and websites.


Kenny attended William Paterson University,[1] where he majored in English literature. He joined the staff of Premiere in June 1996[1] after having worked as a freelance film and music critic for several publications, including The Village Voice. One of Kenny's first assignments for the magazine was editing David Foster Wallace's "David Lynch Keeps His Head," later included in Wallace's essay collection A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again.

Kenny writes two weekly columns for the film website The Auteurs, "Tuesday Morning Foreign Region DVD Report" and "Topics/Questions/Exercises of the Week".

Kenny had a role in Steven Soderbergh's The Girlfriend Experience (2009). He lives in Brooklyn with his wife.


Further reading[edit]